When Your Son’s a Music Major

When Your Son’s a Music Major

This is what happens when you have a son who is embarking on a music degree….You should’ve seen the living room the day I allowed him to record the drum track… Pass the aspirin,...
Knitter’s, I Need Help!

Knitter’s, I Need Help!

My daughter, the piano player, visited London and then embarked on a cruise in the Baltic Sea.  There she played piano for the choral group on the ship and in six different countries.  Her luggage was packed to the hilt, so I said “don’t bring me any...
A Bag for Camo Boy and Speaking Of….

A Bag for Camo Boy and Speaking Of….

My son, camo boy, had worn out a pair of cargo pants.  They were too small to turn into shorts, so I used a wonderful tutorial over at Noodlehead to make a messenger bag.  This tutorial makes a nice size bag for an adult, but I resized it to make the bag for my son....
CSN Review – Ironing Board Cover and Cord Minder

CSN Review – Ironing Board Cover and Cord Minder

Some time ago CSN sponsored a giveaway on my blog.  Recently, they offered me an opportunity to review some of their products.  Although I’d really love a new crock pot (mine is 21 years old and too small for a family of six) I thought sewing-related items might...
Annie’s in a Clutch

Annie’s in a Clutch

Success!  I am thrilled that Annie (my 14 year-old daughter) has had her first real sale on Etsy.  Her shop is The Pink Paintbrush.  Many relatives and friends have supported her talents by ordering custom bags.  But a bona fide customer from Texas ordered a clutch...