Category: Crafts and Sewing

Spring Break Science Project: Exploding Ivory Soap!

Two and a half weeks of no school. What am I going to do with this kid? My cousin complimented me a few weeks ago that she could never be a stay at home mom because she isn’t that creative, her daughter would end up knowing all of the characters on Days of Our Lives. …

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Family Quilts

It is cold and drizzly today. Perfect weather for some Beef Stew with Guinness (in the crock pot since this morning) and curling up under a quilt. I have some beautiful quilts that have been made with love by my family. Which, if you have been reading my last few posts has been the theme of my …

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Heart Box for Daddy

Heart Box for Daddy: Make a heart shaped box from a recycled cereal box. Fun project for kids. Valentines for kids.

The day after I started thinking about what I could have J make his Daddy for his birthday/St. Valentine’s Day, I saw this post on Doodles and Jots for making your own heart shaped box out of a cereal box. How cute is that?! I ended up doing ours slightly differently because I wanted J’s help and I …

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Wordless Wednesday and Fabric Find Friday meet Sick Saturday

Related Post We have two award winners in the house this week! Crazy Hopscotch and Homemade Sewing Cards Weekly Summary of FMS Photo a Day: Aug 17-23 If you need a laugh or two or more.

When does school start?

I’ve got the “eleven more days until school starts, this whiney kid is driving me crazy, what am I going to do with him” blues. Zip Van Winkle has been up since 5:15 this morning. He played quietly by himself for 30 minutes then came to our bed and demanded we come into his bed. …

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Making lemonade from lemons

Well, actually mushrooms out of tangerines. While flipping through my big binder of newspaper and magazine clippings for a recipes I wanted to make for Christmas morning, I stumbled on this one I had saved from Family Fun magazine: I had a few Cuties in the fridge so I thought I would make them up for a centerpiece.  …

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Homemade Christmas

We are going old school for most of our Christmas this year. Little Monster will get a few store bought goodies (including the baseball glove from Santa he has been talking about for a month). But, for the most part I got my craft on and made gifts for most of my list. First our …

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