Category Archives: crafting

Out of my gourd

Remember this? That’s my garden consumed by gourds. I’m thrilled that they’re productive, but they leave very little room for other lovely green life. Because I need to make room for my fall plants I thought, ‘maybe I can pull … Continue reading

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Simple Fun

We’re always trying to get creative at our house when it comes to kid fun. Here’s a few things we’ve loved so far this spring.

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Happy Valentine’s Day (almost)

My daughter goes to school on Mondays and Wednesdays, so they’re celebrating Valentine’s day today instead of tomorrow. What this means, is that I had to remember to get my act together and do her cards for her class a … Continue reading

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Why…

As a social worker we’re not supposed to share deep personal details about our lives. As a practitioner, I keep myself out of it and focus on my clients and communities of service. As a teacher, I don’t bring up … Continue reading

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1 and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3, 4

My daughter has begun setting the time signature before she sings by counting herself (and anyone singing with her) in. Neither my husband nor myself remember teaching her to do this. Maybe she learned it in KinderMusic. Maybe she’s seen … Continue reading

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The big shift and sort

I love organization. I love the tools. (Office supplies are my favorite gift to give and receive. And who doesn’t love a basket or box with a cute tag?!) I love the functionality and the ease it brings to life. … Continue reading

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In lue of me writing today I’m linking to post of an ‘aha moment’ shared with me by a girlfriend. It’s made me feel a bit better about my body image and think about working on my sewing skills more. … Continue reading

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