Practical Christmas Decorations

Practical Christmas Decorations

We have limited storage space in our house, so I don’t collect many holiday decorations.  When I was growing up my parents hung their Christmas cards in the dining room from a string criss-crossed from corner to corner.  With the open floor plan in my house, we...
A Boy’s Gift to His Dad

A Boy’s Gift to His Dad

My ten-year old son is making his presents this year.  This young man is kinetic – high energy, loves sports and playing outside (he’s the one who broke his arm).  He also loves PS2 (yeah, we’re a little behind the times) which is restricted to...
More Grab Bags

More Grab Bags

Pattern:  Grab Bags from AllPeopleQuilt.com   Fabrics:  From Contemporary Cloth and Joann’s Inside:  Filled with fuzzy socks, hand lotion, sweet treats.   Bags not gifted yet.  The last day of school was actually canceled – not due to snow, just as a...
Another Gift Revealed – Simple Ribbon Notecards

Another Gift Revealed – Simple Ribbon Notecards

My children are involved in all sorts of musical activities.  For a favorite music director we made a set of note cards.  This idea was inspired by one of the gazillion craft lists I’m on.  Sadly, I can’t find the link.  But you start with some ribbon....

Prize Winner!

Thanks to all the participants in my Red, Silk Headband Giveaway. The winner is:  Chris and Sarah!  You have been sent an email! Another headband was put into a treasure (my first!) http://www.etsy.com/treasury_list_west.php?room_id=79911 Thank you so much...