Our school hosted its annual Trunk or Treat this past week and I was in charge of one of the grade’s trunks. The ToT coincides with the school’s book fair, so I piggybacked off their theme (fairy tales) to create this unusual, fairy-tale inspired trunk. It’s based off the Grimm’s tale, The Star Money, about… Continue reading The Star Money Fairy Tale Trunk or Treat
I admit to being lured into all those pretty Pinterest-ey chore charts at first. You know the ones – beautiful, efficient, so-organized-and-perfect-that-it-can’t-be-true-kids-use-it-took ones. Luckily, I took a step back for a moment and remembered that in this season, simpler is better. Rather than buy new, to slow down, be creative and use the materials I (mostly)… Continue reading Easy DIY: Magnetic Chore Chart
A late join to Nicole over @ Frontier Dreams, but wanting to check in nonetheless. The girls were born about three weeks ago (more about their beautiful souls soon!) and life is slowly finding a new pace and a new normalcy. In the meantime, I’ve been managing to find some free knitting time while waiting… Continue reading Knitting NOT Pregnant!
Joining Nicole over @ Frontier Dreams for her weekly KCCO: Some exciting news – Multnomah is finished! Unblocked, but finished and I just love how it turned out. Such a simple and easy pattern with beautiful results, it’s been the perfect knitting to distract me from reading too many political posts over social media and… Continue reading Knitting While Pregnant: Pumpkin Hats
Joining Nicole over @ Frontier Dreams for her weekly KCCO: I’ve had a bit of time this week to continue working on the Multnomah shawl I shared last week. It’s coming along pretty quickly, to the point where I think it may even be finished by this time next week. We’ll just have to see!… Continue reading Knitting While Pregnant: Multnomah Continues!
Being in a rental (and new to central Texas), I’m not familiar with all the plants we have surrounding us in our yard and in our neighborhood. Of course, I can identify the rosemary outside, our blossoming rose bushes near our front door or the giant lantana we have in the backyard, but I was… Continue reading A Twist of Lime