Month: January 2010

A Newly Cloth-Diapering Mama

Numerous choices arise in the world of parenting, especially in children’s infancy: bottle or breastfeed, attachment parenting vs. teaching early independence, staying at home or going back to work. On top of it all, every product choice we make seems to say something about what kind of parents we are, or at least what kind […]

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New Items in Etsy Shop

I’ve slowly but surely been adding some of my crocheted items to my Etsy shop. Above is a photo of the crochet facial circles I use in place of disposable cotton ones to remove makeup and such. They’re cute, absorbent, and easy to wash! I’ll be adding more colors in my shop along with a […]

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Homemade Purse Organizer

So it was my sister-in-law’s birthday last week and I wanted to come up with something I could make for her gift. I began searching through the countless projects I have bookmarked on my Google Reader and finally remembered this one: The Purse Organizer Recipe at the Giving Flower. She has a pdf tutorial you […]

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Handmade Christmas

The one handmade gift I was able to complete this Christmas was a set of bookmarks with embroidered pictures that my eldest son, Skyler, drew of different family members. We met my in-laws from Tulsa in Austin for Thanksgiving and we had these ready for them then. I started feeling the pregnancy just a couple […]

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Intro to Bento

Kindergarten Bento #266, originally uploaded by Wendy Copley. I came across fellow crafty mama Wendy Copley’s blog, Wendolonia, via her Taggie Monster tutorial featured on Craft Gossip. I loved the tutorial so much that I started perusing the rest of her blog and came across the wonderful world of bento. I didn’t realize what bento […]

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