Month: June 2010

Floor Cushions Complete!

This photo says it all–I’m so glad to finally be done sewing these! The cushions themselves were from a pretty simple tutorial at Living with Punks, but when I couldn’t find any home decor fabric prints that I liked I decided I’d embroider solid colors instead. The actual embroidering was pretty easy (although a little […]

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Friday Favorites: How to Keep Your Summer Cool

1.  sweet raspberry lemonade  2.  lemon cups 3.  rosewater tutorial  4. play tent tutorial This week’s roundup is all about keeping cool during the rising summer heat. First off is a yummy raspberry lemonade recipe. Okay, I haven’t made it myself yet so I can’t testify to it’s yummy-ness, but I do love making fresh […]

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Afternoon Puppet Show

The kids and I kept busy this afternoon creating our own puppet theaters from a download I found through Bookhoucraftprojects. I’m a hoarder of recyclables and had the snack boxes on hand so this was the perfect activity for keeping out of the afternoon heat. The kids went to town coloring their theater curtains and […]

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Friday Favorites

1.  stroller cupholder 2.  crocheted receiving blankets 3.  simple paper kite  4. fabric travel high chair I’m finally starting to get into the nesting phase–with the baby just over a month away I’m sure I’ll be in a frenzy getting things ready! I’ve found a few projects I’d love to try (at least at some […]

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Two for One?

We’ve been talking it up for weeks now and finally took the plunge! We took Liam to pick out some big boy underwear after church on Sunday and got an extra little potty chair for Eleanor in the hopes that she would be interested too. And boy has she! We still have her in a […]

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