The Hard Parts

Mondays are one of the best days of the week for me. I typically have it off from work, and have the morning to myself while G is at preschool. These are a precious three hours!  Sometimes I use this time to catch up on work for the shop. Other times I go to appointments, … Continue reading The Hard Parts

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Fairy Party Favors

PB's birthday falls just a few days into the new year, an inevitably busy, post-holiday blitzed out time of year.  And each year, I've felt like a celebration was an afterthought, something thrown together at the last-minute, just as the Christmas tree was starting to get crispy.  Oh yes, it's birthday time. This has resulted … Continue reading Fairy Party Favors

This Moment:: It Was So Quiet…

{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you're inspired to do the same, leave a link to your 'moment' in the comments for all to find and see. … Continue reading This Moment:: It Was So Quiet…

Autumn Fairies

While eating breakfast this morning (a banner batch of this granola), I noticed a little fairy watching over us from atop a picture frame.  These are something I made in October for a seasonal Waldorf-inspired swap that I was late to complete and even later to blog, but that's not what's important here.  What is … Continue reading Autumn Fairies

Dabbling

For Valentine's Day this year, Sweetie suggested we forego purchasing gifts and make each other something instead.  Swoon!  I had about 76 ideas, and ultimately settled on cross stitching Sweetie's motto for the year: Keep Calm and Carry On.  It's a good motto for life in general, but I also thought a prettily stitched and … Continue reading Dabbling

Valentine Crafts, Part Two

The Superbowl was last weekend, and I decided to host a Super-crafty Bowl party for a couple of friends, their husbands & PB's baby friend, Opie.  There was food, football, and about 4 sweet hours of playing with art supplies.  It was so fun, and we decided that since each of us has a different … Continue reading Valentine Crafts, Part Two