“Life’s Daily Inspiration”What does It Take To Inspire You?

Watermelon carving
For life’s daily inspiratio







“Life’s Daily inspiration What does It Take To Inspire You?

Daily life is full of many different experiences good times, sad times, good memories and bad memories. At the ripe old age of sixty something, every one knows a women never tells her exact  age . Lol! I’ve figured out somethings that will forever be one of my life’s daily inspirations for me personally.

One of the great side benefits of getting a little age on you besides being able to be blunt about what your thinking, is having time to decide what’s important to your well being. What encourages you and inspireyou on a regular basis and gives you a sense of all is right, in my world at this moment in time.

I was looking through my ipad and found multiple pictures of food carvings I have done for weddings, birthdays and baby showers and even reunions and that is the reason for this article.

Food  carvings 

   Those carvings are things that no matter how down I am they always give me a shot of pick me up. As much as if the doctor had given me an injection of pick me up serum, if there was such a thing! Food carving is my go to for a guaranteed daily fix of “life’s daily inspirations”.

Watermelon Carvings

The watermelon carving above was for a reunion “A Scarlett Origional” filled with fruit salad made with tropical fruit chunks that consists of papaya,pineapple,pear, peaches and mango to which I added mandarin oranges, pecans granola and yogurt for a delicious treat with a beautiful presentation in the watermelon.

Fruit cake carving

Another piece of my food carving below is this fruit cake, great for diabetics and fruit lovers a like. A real crowd pleaser.

Which is both a dessert and a cool refreshing heathy alternative for all.

Made from grapes, pineapple, chunks and slices, watermelon, cantaloupe, kiwi fruit, strawberries and blueberries.

Fruit cake
Fruit cake life’s daily inspirations

Who knew playing with fruit could be so much fun, and would encourage me to try out new things?

If they don’t work out no harm done we eat it, and I try  something  else. There are no failures in food carving only practice  sessions ,that is what  I call them, to see what works for me.

Swan carving filled with fruit

Swan carving
Swan carving a life’s daily

One day I was trying to come up with an new form of carving , I hadn’t tried something besides  watermelons, or cantaloupe and not one of fruitcakes .I wanted to create something awesome for my best friends son’s wedding .I was catering for an expected 150 people. And, it had to be huge in my eyes. So I set to work ,brain storming looking around the internet but, there wasn’t anything I could find that spoke to me and said, build me, make me.

Looking for a different kind of carving

Then one afternoon , It hit me I could do a pumpkin carving that said, love is in the air and “Wedding all by itself,” now I had my inspiration.

Pumpkin carving
Pumkin carving life’s daily inspiration

Cinderella’s coach

What, you say?  A Cinderella coach with the couple inside and the pumpkin I would deck out with beads and jewels be fitting the perfect fairytale in real life pumkin form. Your asking how? Well the end result is below.

This is by far my favorite. I have always been able to picture in my mind the end result which I think of as a gift from the Lord, and I am very grateful for it.

Pumpkin carving for life’s daily inspiration
Pumkin carriage life’s daily

This project reflects a week of encouragement from the groom’s Mother.  My gift of intuition as I call it. ,and countless hours of working on a true labor of love on my part

Other carvings below

Baby carriage
Baby carriage life’s daily Inspiration

Other more everyday items I’ve tried and enjoyed are shown here below. Hope  you enjoy them .Please leave us a comment and let us know what you think of our carvings.

Blessings, Elaine and Scarlett





Turkey art for life’s daily inspiration





Elaine and I being in Hospice for over 70 years combined.

We’ve seen first-hand patients who have been helped by different medicines. Some conventional some not. We are advocates of

Medical Marijuana because it does work. And for CBD oil which is readily available and legal for everyone. If you are interested in checking it out.


Thanks for stopping by . What makes you laugh ? Please leave your comments below .

Elaine and ScarlettBlessings


Baby carriage 2 life’s daily inspirat

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