Month: August 2011

Maker Mama Survey

There’s a project I’ve been thinking about over the summer and I’ve decided I’m going to have a go at it. But first I need your help! I would greatly appreciate your feedback in a little survey I whipped up to learn a little more about you and your crafty needs. It’ll take less than […]

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Handy Dad Longboard

My husband has been doing more and more projects with Skyler out in his shop lately, and after finding Handy Dad by Todd Davis at the library, they were full of ideas. Like this longboard. Skyler used to have a skateboard that he bought at a garage sale a while back. Of course it broke […]

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Goodbye, Summer

As I think most of us usually do, I had a pretty ambitious to do wish-list for this summer. Of course I didn’t get everything checked off, but here’s how I faired: Stock up on craft supplies I did manage to visit a local school supply store and stocked up on essentials like construction paper, […]

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Birthday Pie

Skyler turned eight on Saturday. And although we celebrated with friends and family the week before, we forgot the candles (we had the party at a local pool). So we had to have something with candles for his big day. I whipped together a little key-lime pie (I cheated with a store-bought crust). Skyler said […]

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Last-Chance Beach Trip

With school starting next week, we had one last chance to make a trip to the coast earlier this week.  It didn’t quite turn out completely as planned (the van ended up needing a two-hour trip to the shop). Despite being such a long day, we had a great time… …picnicking… …wading… …discovering… …competing for […]

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