I have a job teaching sewing as an elective at the Middle School. I am working with two classes of bright, enthusiastic 9-12 year old girls. Their experience level ranges from “NEVER sewn before... May 21, 2015 No Comments
We walked by the paint your own pottery shop one day and ended up inside. It was a magical spontaneous afternoon activity. My girl stuck with it for a REALLY long time, so that made the cost of ̶... May 19, 2015 5 Comments
For Valentines day I wanted to make little crayon molds with Jambi for her classmates. I thought it would be a fun craft project to do together. This was also going to be a great recycling victory and... Mar 26, 2015 No Comments
I saw this inspiring Pin and I was off to the store not long after. There are times that Jambi likes to be wrapped up on the couch in a blanket and this looked great to her, so she was “all in&... Jan 13, 2015 3 Comments
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