DIY · Working on now

What I have been sewing lately

Ok, so I haven’t really been sewing a ton lately, but I have some a few small projects… that aren’t clothes! You mean I put a universal needle on my machine?! Don’t worry, the stretch needle is going back on soon. It turns out that I had a bunch of quick projects come up, so… Continue reading What I have been sewing lately

DIY · Food · Pinning

Let’s be a bit random

For several reasons, I have been spending a huge amount of time on Pinterest in the last week. I was working on cleaning out Pinterest emails from my inbox. I was looking up ideas for prettying-up a somewhat tired rental. I planned U through Z for letter of the week. I found recipes that would… Continue reading Let’s be a bit random

DIY · Kids · Life

Easy Valentine’s Day ideas

Did Valentine’s Day sneak up on you like it did me? Wasn’t it just January? Well, if you’re like me, then you are frantically searching Pinterest on February 13th (or be honest, the 14th), looking for something that will be not terribly time-consuming and doesn’t require crazy artistic skills or tons of hard-to-find supplies. You know… Continue reading Easy Valentine’s Day ideas

DIY · Goals · Kids

Letter of the week- M, N, O, and P

Truthfully, I have put this on my posting schedule several times, but never got around to actually writing the post until now. (Even now, I wrote this first sentence two hours ago then started researching school options for next year.) This year I have been doing a Letter of the Week program for Noah, and… Continue reading Letter of the week- M, N, O, and P

DIY · Kids · Life

Celebrating Advent with a preschooler

This December, I have taken four different lists of Advent/Christmas calendars to make a plan for our Christmas season. Christmas is usually the time that things seem to speed up, right? So why then am I adding MORE to my already-full to-do list? To be honest, I’m not completely sure myself! But one thing I… Continue reading Celebrating Advent with a preschooler

DIY · Kids

Letter of the week- I, J, K, and L

I decided to not send Noah to preschool this year and do my own letter of the week program, and it has been an excellent choice. The preparation for the activities each week is sometimes a little stressful, but it’s definitely worth it. I have also discovered that not all letters are created equal. There… Continue reading Letter of the week- I, J, K, and L