Some friends of mine were heading out on their Foreign Service assignment across the globe. They were flying to Hanoi with two kids under four. Here they are, all locked down and ready to roll. Daunt... Nov 13, 2014 8 Comments
A little way back I started a dress for my daughter, and now that I have finished it, I wanted to share it with you. The dress began when we were following Project Runway and they did looks for girls ... Oct 28, 2014 1 Comment
Here is a great project that you will BOTH enjoy doing. I offer Foil Friends.
sheets of tin foil
marker (such as Sharpie, to make the lines)
Tear off a sheet of foil. You donR... Oct 15, 2014 No Comments
This week we teamed up with American Girl and the challenge was to make an updated girl’s outfit.
(I will tell you, I am hip-deep in doll clothing at work and at home, but I did not make it to t... Sep 25, 2014 2 Comments
I have never forced my daughter to do crafts. I offer supplies that are age appropriate and just let her do what she wants. So imagine my surprise and delight when she marched directly up to me and sa... Sep 08, 2014 4 Comments
I saw these foxes at the Paper Source and I bought them immediately. They are for the teachers as part of our end-of-the-year thank you gifts. Here is how the story goes…
On the rainy days at ... Jul 09, 2014 2 Comments
Over the spring, I was asked to work on the costumes for our school’s production of Snow White. I was thrilled to do it. The principal of the school is a fan of Project Runway and saw “My... Jun 30, 2014 2 Comments
(In an effort to craft with my 5 year old daughter and turn off the TV, we do a lot of projects. We are running a series of posts about the kits that we did in our house. I’ll tell you all about... May 05, 2014 2 Comments
I recently had my own private Project Project Runway challenge where I designed and sewed a Frozen Elsa dress in less than 24 hours. (4 hours in total) You can see the Sing Along event we went to here... Apr 29, 2014 7 Comments
Awhile back I bought myself a bell jar (or cloche) to use for displaying things around the house. It was a steal at Michael’s. Thing was I never using it because I wasn’t happy with how it... Apr 16, 2014 2 Comments