Share a Story: Creative Family Advent Day 2

Have your children read a story, record it, and text it to a friend or family member today!  Ask them to send you a story back.  Kind of like pen pals, but with audio.  This is what we are doing for Day 2 of The Creative Family Advent. I love hearing these little voices.  Maybe…

Etsy Update and Giveaway!

Hello everyone.  I have finally caught up on my special orders (message me if you have a last minute Christmas request!), and I just posted a few more things I made in my etsy shop.  Check it out by clicking the pic below.  And if you leave me a comment below on your favorite item in…

Make Something Every Day Continues…

I love the Make Something Every Day idea.  It might be revolutionizing my life.  This week, I spent three days cleaning out my scary laundry room (when I say scary, I mean SCARY, as any of {and ONLY} my dearest friends can tell you).  Not many people are allowed to look into this room.  I…

Handmade Day #3: The Baby Bear Hat

Just try to resist this little face. Kells, my living teddy bear, models today’s handmade item. Click on the image to see more pics and to browse my etsy shop. I am making new, one-of-a-kind items every day for the 15 Days of Handmade.

15 Days of Handmade: Etsy Shop Reopens

Our etsy shop is back up and running!  Today I posted several new items–some hats, journals, and Randy’s awesome guitar string bracelets.   In celebration of the holidays, of friendship, love, and glue and paper, I am going to be posting a new item to my etsy shop every day for the next 15 days….

How To-Tuesdays #6: No-Sew Cozy Caterpillar (10 minute toy!)

I love stripy tights. We had so many pairs of these things in every color for the girls. Letting go of them when they outgrew them was always a little sad… But today, we discovered a way to turn them into really sweet little soft toys. This is the easiest little dolly you could possibly…