Category Archives: Kiddie Craftiness

Playing…

The kids love to play. They may not always play in the way I hope they would (with their toys and not my stuff…), but they are very imaginative. Molly’s dollhouse finished:  More Christmas Break Crafting & Fun: –Painting with … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution…

My New Year’s Resolution is: “I will surround myself with all that I love.” Simple, but so revolutionary in the way I live my life. I decided that I needed to redecorate my house to truly reflect my style. The … Continue reading

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What The Family Has Been Up To…

The Family has been… Looking at fish while grocery shopping.  Playing with a giant magnet… {These nips of pipe cleaners make a fun magnet toy something like the iron shavings in those “make a face” toys.} Designing and making their own … Continue reading

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Gardening Continued, and Pumpkin Time…

–Preserving your carrot crop– I decided to freeze my crop of carrots this year for soups and sides through the winter. It is a very easy process: Wash. Peel (and chop off ends). Slice. Blanch. Measure out. Vacuum Seal. Freeze. … Continue reading

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Garden Preserving, and Fall/Halloween Decorating…

Fall means Apple harvest:  Apple chips! Some with cinnamon, some without (for River who doesn’t like spices).  —Caramel Apple Jam— First time making this and YUMMO! (if you find the chopped apples float, just shake it up near the end … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer…

When we got back from our Pennsylvania trip we were all exhausted… But it felt good to be home so we dug in and did all the housework and gardening and cleaned out the van, and did laundry… I discovered … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Trip Part 5 of 5: Other Memories

Friday night we had a birthday dinner at “the Chinese restaurant” for me and my mom. My Dad and brother apparently put it all together that day. It was sweet of them to think of us in all the craziness … Continue reading

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Father’s Day, Cherries, and Home Problem Solving…

Father’s Day:  We wrote a “This is Why…We love you” card to Deric. I wrote down all the kid’s thoughts even if they rambled on and on about all the things he does for us. Molly did this a ton! … Continue reading

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Fairy Garden…

This is probably one of my most exciting posts. Not because it is particularly amazing in and of itself. But, because I was super excited about the project. I love this kind of stuff… Building miniatures is SO fun. I … Continue reading

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First Week of Summer…

There has been lots of celebrating beyond the birthdays over the last week.  At a baby shower eating watermelon for the first time:——————– Free donut day! (At Krispy Kreme) (and showing off Molly’s hairdo) ————————- Getting the last of our … Continue reading

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