This time of year seems a lot like Christmas around here. Huge boxes stuffed with books and other goodies arrive almost daily on our doorstep. We eagerly anticipate their arrival and dive into the boxes as soon as possible. We’re all aglow with the love of new school supplies: fresh
Month: August 2015
Month: August 2015
I’ve had the pleasure over the past few months to host and art camp for kids in our home. It was an amazing experience and combined two of the things I love most: art and kids. We had a blast making different projects each week and learning all sorts of
This simple and stunning crochet afghan uses only double crochet stitches throughout the main part of the blanket. The color gradation comes from blending three colors of yarn together and adding new colors as your skein runs out. It’s the perfect project to use up leftover worsted weight yarn.
Today I’m joining Anne from Modern Mrs. Darcy to share what I’ve been reading lately. I’m always looking for book recommendations, and I’d love to hear what’s on your nightstand now. What are you reading? Lift by Kelly Corrigan I listened to uplifting memoir on motherhood this while out for
We recently made a very long journey across the country. My sister and I and our collective 6 children piled into her SUV and joined the family caravan to Iowa (an 18 hour drive) to visit my Grandparents and other family who live nearby. My big kids are used to
Simple and beautiful hats to knit for charity. A list of great, quick projects to donate to cancer patients, preemie babies and homeless shelters. I don’t spend as much time knitting as I used to, but it’s still the only thing I can do as a passenger in the car.
One of the huge unforeseen benefits of my year of creative habits challenge has been the memory-keeping aspect of keeping a daily sketchbook. As I look back through these photos from the past few weeks, I can remember exactly where I was while I worked on the pages and the