"Nigh, Nigh"

Before I forget it. I wanted to record some of what Olivia is saying. She is 11 months old now and trying so hard to say new words all the time. “Nigh, nigh” – Night, night “Mama” “Dada” “Ti ti” – Kitty “Ba ba”, sometimes comes out as “Bob” – I have not been able to figure out what this means, but she says it a lot to Thomas, so maybe brother? And she now . . . Continue reading

2011 Preview

I am one of those people that loves fresh starts. When I was little, the new school year was my favorite. Brand new notebooks with nothing written on them yet, unsharpened full pencils. All of the anticipation of what is to come. I am still like that today. I love getting a new calendar for the year, just open to possibilities. Don’t get me wrong, I love to look at the calendar at the end . . . Continue reading

Seasonal Candy Bowl

I got this idea from a friend of mine who had bought one of these, and thought it was just too cute! Super easy to make and so much fun! You could make this in any holiday design, but I was making this one for Halloween to hold my candy corn! Here are the materials you need: 4″ Terra cotta saucer 4″ Terra cotta rose pot Small glass bowl Small wooden knob Paint Paint brush . . . Continue reading

Optimus Prime Pinata

So for Thomas’ fourth birthday party he wanted a Transformer’s theme. Me, being the over-doer that I am, decided that I would make a pinata from scratch since I wasn’t able to find one that I liked. It did turn out very cool, but not sure I will go down this path again! This was my inspiration for the pinata: Step one: Find thin cardboard boxes in various sizes to shape Optimus Prime’s body. Digging . . . Continue reading

Long Time, No Post!

Holy cow! I can’t really believe it has been since June since I have posted on here. And that was about what was going on in May! So much has happened since then. I am going to have to play catch up! I really want to start blogging about my craft projects, so those will be updated soon. And of course, there is the never ending stream of excitement happening in our family! We seem . . . Continue reading