Month: July 2011

Thrift Store Party Plates

You wanna see my plates? C’mon, you know you want to! I found this set of eight octagonal dessert and dinner plates all in great condition. I guess they’re ceramic, so they’re pretty lightweight. On the back I noticed “France” faintly imprinted on all the dishes. So, this is my classy French party ware. Très […]

Continue Reading…

Side Window Sunshade Tutorial at Me Sew Crazy

Today I’m blog sitting for Jessica over at Me Sew Crazy with a Side Window Sunshade tutorial to help keep your little ones cool in the car during this amazingly hot summer. If you don’t already know Jessica and her blog, you have to check out her awesome sewing skills. I first came across her […]

Continue Reading…

The Importance of Being Bored

It’s important to let your kids know what it’s like being bored. Sometimes even a little every day. I don’t mean completely ignoring them while you eat bon-bons, or feeling their arm and telling them they don’t feel like wood (that’s what my mom did when I complained about being board bored–it drove me nuts!).  […]

Continue Reading…

One Birthday Down

Okay, so this one doesn’t really count for the party-planning checklist. My husband’s birthday is at the beginning of July, and being a summer birthday, I guess he grew up without a lot of hoopla. So sweet and simple our celebration was. We went to the flea market earlier that morning, and I made Chris’ […]

Continue Reading…