Monthly Archives: May 2013

Just Twirl!

Do you want to remember what it was like to be a kid? I have an idea. Twirl. (I do it often.) It’s amazzzing how it feels. It’s as if all your troubles cyclone away from you. Who knows? Maybe it helps! Why not give it a spin? Have a great day… xox lisA Dress […]

Frosty Sherbert-Geletin Whipper Snapper’s Dream…

Refreshing and delightful! My sister has made this a popular treat around these parts. It’s super easy, pretty and tasty. Here is what you need: 2 boxes of Jello (3 oz pick flavor, I did strawberry fusion) 1/2 quart of sherbet (pick flavor, I did the lemon-raspberry-orange flavor) 1 8 oz. of cool whip Directions: […]

Frosty Bling!

You’re never fully dressed without a frosty!!! Necklaces and Keychains are coming down the pipeline through my partner Silvestri. Are you a Retailer? Order here… www.demdacoretailers.com

Let your star…SOAR

Let your inner star SOAR!!! New painting for Starlight Foundation Gala- Chicago!

Alicia Porter 2013 Frost & Friends Scholarship Winner

“When I was younger, I always dreamed of becoming an artist.  I would try to draw everything that inspired me.” Meet Alicia Porter.  She is one of our 2013 Frost & Friends Scholarship winners.  She will be a junior in the fall at East High School. Her art teacher, Michelle Dal Pra, said,” Alicia is […]

Magically Delicious…Crock Pot Chicken

Busy people of the LAND…listen-up! My friend Tracy gave me this great recipe on creating the easiest most delicious chicken in your Crock Pot. It literally took my five minutes to prepare- I walked away and forgot about it- and Ta-da…it was MAGICALLY delicious. Once complete… I put the chicken in tortillas with a dollop […]

Mom’s Day Gift Idea…

Mom’s Day gift idea! *Cookies (from local Mary’s Market $1.80 each) *Mom Ornament (lisA fRosT at Wonderland Books in the Edgebrook center, Rockford-IL $10) *CASA cookbook (Fundraiser benefitting CASA- Court Appointed Special Advocate at Wonderland…cover designed by yours truly. $15) *Geranium Plant (Local garden center $14) *Card (Hallmark $3.99) Ta-da…sooooo EASY and so special!!! I […]

Here’s to waiting for good things to arrive!

My Robin painting is now on display through August 4th at the Rockford Art Museum What was in my heart while painting this piece?  I was thinking about this photo my friend  Jane Apitz Doran had posted of a robin in the snow. It made me feel a connection to the robin.  I thought to myself…”while […]

Rise up and SOAR…

My intern Sara Briseño is pretty amazing. She is a revolutionary. She has taken into her hands the heavy issue of immmigration reform. This past week, she organized and planned an event at Rock Valley College called “Immigration though Art”. What an amazing concept. After all, art can articulate what words cannot say.  And for many […]

Let’s Fiesta with Cinco de Mayo

I painted-up a little sombrero for Cinco de Mayo and made it into a door hanging.  Then I got to thinking…this would ALSO be a great gift for the Spanish teacher at my daughter’s school. Enjoy today! xox lisA

My Cinco de Mayo Boyfriend

Need a fun hostess gift?  Here you go.  The Cinco de Mayo Boyfriend! He comes fully equipped…hahaha.  Take a look at what I put together to create this soon-to-be memorable party. A clear glass pitcher (I added ribbons to the handle)… 1 bottle of red wine (dolled-up with a little Hawaiian shirt sleeve I found […]

Frosty Derby Hat

I have been asked to be the judge of a Kentucky Derby Hat fashion contest at the Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens  It is tomorrow.  I am so excited!!! Attendees can view the 139th annual Kentucky Derby while hors d’oeuvres and cocktails are served. MINT JULEPS!!! Guests can also wear their best hat or bow tie […]