Secret Crochet Project

I taught myself to crochet over the summer and have started a project for a certain unnamed niece’s 3rd birthday next month. I started off learning by making washcloths, and have been driving myself nuts trying to perfect making these triangles. After many tries (and a handful of online tutorials) I think I finally have […]

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Etsy Video Portrait

So for those of you who may not be familiar with Etsy, it is an online forum where people can sell (or you can buy) the totally awesome stuff they make. It’s one big community of crafters, artisans, and all things handmade (also a great source for vintage finds to make stuff). I could surf […]

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My New Fabulous (Free) Suitcase

Okay, I have a confession to make. I am a sucker for free finds during bulk-pickup. Yes, those mounds of brush and miscellaneous household discards are one of my favorite places to scrounge for free finds. Here’s my strategy: I pack up the kids in the van and drop Skyler off by 8 a.m. at […]

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Labor Day Weekend

Chris’ parents were in town over the weekend and we had lots of fun visiting and celebrating Eleanor’s first birthday! We went to the Botanical Gardens Saturday afternoon to see the new Big Bugs exhibit (hence the giant praying mantis pictured above). Here are some more photos from our weekend: Skyler pretending to be a […]

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