Crafts, Family, Farm Life, Friends, Gardening, Life, Photos, Reviews

Monkey Mat

The *NEW* Quilted Monkey Mat is your cushy, portable mat for in/outdoor use that can go everywhere! Luxurious yet affordable and with lots of fun features, you can enjoy the waterproof base, central loops for attaching items, spill resistant top, weighted corners, loops for stakes, and the attached ultra-compact pouch to take everywhere! Perfect for… Read More Monkey Mat

Crafts, Creating, Photos, Uncategorized

Poster My Wall

I love projects and creating graphics and posters for events.  But these days, even the seconds are full, thanks to a toddler, a full-time job which is work even from home, and the occasional urge to enjoy some “me” time. I needed a quicker way to market upcoming events, because DIY projects a la Pinterest… Read More Poster My Wall

Crafts, Crochet, Declutter, DIY, Family, Food, Good Reads, Life, Photos, Uncategorized

A Few Beautiful Blogs

I wanted to share a few blogs on my blog roll this week.  With rainy days all week, these are a few of the places I am visiting when baby is napping.  All are beautiful in their own way.  Relax and enjoy! Attic 24 – Oh the color!  The yarn!  The patterns!  The crochet!  I… Read More A Few Beautiful Blogs

Crafts, Friends, Gifts, Knitting, Uncategorized

Baby Knitting

A friend is having a baby!  Which means I get to knit baby surprises!  I will reveal the finished project later, but I am having fun creating it!  Have a list of things I want to get done for her, it’s been awhile since a brand new baby was arriving!  If anyone has any retro… Read More Baby Knitting

Crafts, DIY, Family, Good Reads, Reviews, Uncategorized

Review: Creative Kids Photo Guide Craft Books

  Just received a set of books that are perfect for summer!  Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide Craft books!  Along with a couple extra bonus books. The Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide series leads the way with step-by step instructions.  Sewing, crochet, knitting and bead crafts!  Super easy instructions with clear photos of every step.… Read More Review: Creative Kids Photo Guide Craft Books

Crafts, Crochet, Family, Uncategorized

Valentine For Violet

Recently crocheted this dress for my little newborn niece, Miss Violet. This was a super fun project that didn’t take very long once I got going on it.  I love Malabrigo worsted weight yarn. It’s so soft and yummy, and the dress holds its shape extremely well.  Can’t wait to see it on the little… Read More Valentine For Violet

Crafts, Knitting, Projects, sewing, Uncategorized

Craftsy Sale

  Between the busy holiday season and the first flowers of spring lies the perfect time for creativity. Celebrate with BIG savings on supplies at Craftsy, at up to 50% off! Get great deals on art supplies, fabric, yarn, baking tools and more. Sale ends tonight, so browse the sale prices now before the best… Read More Craftsy Sale

Crafts, Creating

Creating

Yes, two posts in one day!  I just had to share with you my creative streak however.  The girls have been at Grandma and Papa’s since Monday, and yesterday I didn’t have to work.  So what does a mom do when home alone all day (other than laundry, bathrooms and vacuuming of course!)?  I created… Read More Creating

Crafts

Springtime Bedding

I finally finished the girls blankets and pillows!  Yay me!  They are made with Anna Maria Horner’s Folksy Flannel fat quarter bundles.  I love her designs so much.  They just make me smile.  This weekend we paint their room and finish rearranging.  We want to get them bunk beds, but those will have to wait… Read More Springtime Bedding

Crafts

Skinned Knees

When you skin your knees, sometimes it helps to snuggle up with a new pillow and blanket made by mama especially for you.  Peace!