Ink drawing of mahjong tile fabric pattern.
Art, Blog

Mahjong Tiles – new artwork!

Several years ago my friends and I started playing American Jewish Mah Jongg with cards from the National Mah Jongg League. It's a fun and challenging game with many different rules, and a card that changes each year to keep things fresh and interesting. At this week's game I was polling my friends for advice… Continue reading Mahjong Tiles – new artwork!

Cat peering suspiciously at Hebrew study materials.
Blog, Hebrew, Jewish Family

Uh-Oh, I Don’t Know Hebrew?! Hebrew School Solutions for Parents Who Don’t Know Hebrew

My first set of Hebrew language learning resources (quick guide, wall chart, flashcards) is available now for purchase! Download the PDFs, check them out, and if you plan to use them, make the payment.

Art, Blog, Comic

Comic: Sheet Masks

What's a lovely evening without some ever-hopeful self-care with a dose of unrealistic expectations?!? 😉 #SelfCare #SheetMasks #MoisturizerTherapy #Stress

Blog

Hello out there!

I feel like the theme of 2018/2019 school year has been "on the cusp," but I am SO ready to get past that and onward to the rest of the year. Over the course of a major home remodel across 11 months in May 2018 through January 2019 we went from being on the cusp… Continue reading Hello out there!

Bonus Card Designs
Art, Blog

2018 Resolutions and Goals

Announcing my 2018 resolutions and goals! I love the 'fresh start' feeling that the New Year provides - do you feel ready to take on 2018? From cleaning my house (sorted through my clothing using Marie Kondo's 'does it spark joy' criteria today), to taking time to be thoughtful about striving to be a better… Continue reading 2018 Resolutions and Goals

Copyright 2017, Kristin Johnson
Art, Blog

Jewish Holiday Postcard Bundles are here!

It has been quite a journey this year, starting my new @ThePlumGrove art endeavor and each month finding a little time to make something new.  I'm so happy to be finally reaching the stage where I've made enough things that I am ready to bundle up my very first set of artwork for Jewish holidays… Continue reading Jewish Holiday Postcard Bundles are here!

Candle
Blog, Parenting

Refocusing and introspection.

Recent life events have left me feeling many things - mostly grief over the death of my younger brother, who faced alcohol addiction and mental health issues for many years and passed away in June at the age of 33. This loss has definitely triggered an introspective look, thinking about humanity, life, and how to… Continue reading Refocusing and introspection.