Category Archives: Crafts

Owl Dress

Holy crow! I haven’t posted in for.ev.er. As usual, fall is kicking my butt. However, I am handling dinners better this fall than last (post forthcoming on that one) and I’m feeling more organized for my daughter’s birthday this year … Continue reading

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“Look, ma! No hands!” (or, more accurately, “I made a camera strap cover”)

For some time I had been contemplating the purchase of a DSLR camera (a non-point-and-shoot). The delay on my little camera was obnoxious at times. Beyond that, I’ve been searching, for a while now, for that creative outlet that will … Continue reading

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Budget-Friendly Home Library Book-Nook

In our town, we’re lucky to have a number places you can do fun things like read a book for free (and more)…. they’re called libraries, public libraries. I think libraries are awesome! When I was in middle school, I … Continue reading

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First step sewing project

My daughter is 4 years old and is fascinated when I sew something (like a tear in her skirt) quickly on the fly – you know, right there in front of her. I am certainly not particularly good at sewing, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day No-Sew Shirt

Two posts, back-to-back?! Craziness. Yesterday I mentioned the felt Christmas tree decorations I got from Target’s clearance section. Originally, I had bought just 1 pack of them at 50% off (50 cents for 3). My plan was to make a … Continue reading

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Super-easy DIY Valentines

Lately, I’ve been focusing on making things organized and easier to find around my house. I’m horrified by how much work is going into this (apparently monumental) task because it reveals how awfully unorganized I have been. I’ve even mentally … Continue reading

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My House Smells… Good… Really Good

That’s right. For once I’m not referring to the menagerie of children-slash-animals or, as I might on better days, dinner cooking. Nope. This time I’m talking about some seriously delicious smelling scent jars I threw together. These are unbelievably quick … Continue reading

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