Crafting

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We picked up our patio table and chair set on craigslist a few years back and I think we got a steal of a deal. However, having been a used set to begin with and getting lots of wear and tear around here, the seat cushions were getting a bit icky.  So rather than spend

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Earlier this week I waited for the kids to join me in the school room to start lessons.  Lilly was insistent on finishing up her “craft” before she could do her book work.  When I realized what she was “crafting” I couldn’t possibly stop her to do “lessons!”  After she proudly displayed it on the kitchen

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Two weeks into the new year has us feeling a bit more refreshed and relaxed. I personally feel like I have stopped hyperventilating and am starting to breathe again.  It’s a new way of inhaling and exhaling, very deliberate but also pretty positive.  In case you were wondering if we still know how to have

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    Lilly and I spent some time over the weekend doing and easy nature craft.  She is very creative and loves to do projects.  I saw this idea somewhere on the web and it was just perfect for the beautiful fall day we chose to do it. First, we set out on a little

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I was feeling the need to complete something today.  It feels like lately I’ve been treading water in most other areas of my life so it felt good to take a break from planning, working, homemaking, etc.  While sorting through sewing goods this morning I realized that I already had plenty of scrap material to

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  photo credit I was dreaming about finding time to make one of these wall pockets when Toby looked over my shoulder and exclaimed, “Will you make me one of those?  I could put my books and reading light and some of my favorite stuff in it! Please, please make me one!”  Humph.  Guess I