HELP! I’ve been so busy lately and let my okra overgrow…now it’s too tough. What are my preparation/cooking options? I’d hate to see it go to waste .

HELP! I’ve been so busy lately and let my okra overgrow…now it’s too tough. What are my preparation/cooking options? I’d hate to see it go to waste .

Excited to finally announce my hand lettered collaboration with @rileyclaydesigns!!! If you don’t follow them already be sure to! Nichole and her team are amazing!

Excited to finally announce my hand lettered collaboration with @rileyclaydesigns!!! If you don’t follow them already be sure to! Nichole and her team are amazing!

@linda_lackey and @kristicreegan are back from Vermont with raspberry preserves they picked and made and 100% maple syrup for @ngoldsmith2 and me!

@linda_lackey and @kristicreegan are back from Vermont with raspberry preserves they picked and made and 100% maple syrup for @ngoldsmith2 and me!

Tomorrow I’ll put on my teacher pants (literally) as the new Art Teacher at West Hall High School. I am beyond blessed and excited for this opportunity and am looking forward to the 2014-2015 school year! Go Spartans?!?!? (at back to school again)

Tomorrow I’ll put on my teacher pants (literally) as the new Art Teacher at West Hall High School. I am beyond blessed and excited for this opportunity and am looking forward to the 2014-2015 school year! Go Spartans?!?!? (at back to school again)

Sending some handmade Iovin’ to a pair of Newlyweds in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Sending some handmade Iovin’ to a pair of Newlyweds in Greensboro, North Carolina.

It’s been real @colorwheelartstudio! I could not, would not trade the past two years for anything in the world! I’ve had the time of my life with the most creative humans ages 3 to 40. On to the next creative adventure. #peaceout #colorwheelartstudio  (at Color Wheel Studio)

It’s been real @colorwheelartstudio! I could not, would not trade the past two years for anything in the world! I’ve had the time of my life with the most creative humans ages 3 to 40. On to the next creative adventure. #peaceout #colorwheelartstudio (at Color Wheel Studio)

Last lunch break, first time at this amazing little bakery! #spendingteachergiftcards #decatur  (at The bakery at cakes & ale)

Last lunch break, first time at this amazing little bakery! #spendingteachergiftcards #decatur (at The bakery at cakes & ale)

Often times I’m focused on commissions and neglect making my own ideas come to life. This is one of those ideas. I’ve been working on this collection for a few months now…am not finished, but like where it’s headed. (at studio )

Often times I’m focused on commissions and neglect making my own ideas come to life. This is one of those ideas. I’ve been working on this collection for a few months now…am not finished, but like where it’s headed. (at studio )

Indigo dye, hopeful for blue skies. Happy Wednesday Y’all (at studio )

Indigo dye, hopeful for blue skies. Happy Wednesday Y’all (at studio )

I’m sure going to miss walking past these #livingwalls everyday! #decatur

I’m sure going to miss walking past these #livingwalls everyday! #decatur

BEAUTIFUL THINGS DON'T JUST HAPPEN IF YOU WANT SOMETHING MARVELOUS YOU'VE GOT TO MAKE SOMETHING MARVELOUS