Sewing

One of the things Rowan requested for christmas was a camera bag pattern and the chance to sew and put one together with ME – How could I possibly have turned that down! I found a pattern and gifted that along with a gift card to Joann’s Fabrics to her as one of her presents…

Out for a walk

I’ve been feeling a bit “off” this past week, feeling unappreciated, like things aren’t going the way I want/need them to. Feeling alone and not having anyone to talk with.  Feelings that aren’t unusual to me while I’m on my period and feelings to identify and fight each and every month as I struggle to…

Weekending

Yesterday we woke to the first day of spring (our Anniversary) and snow! There was not a lot of it and it didn’t stick around for long – but it came down for hours – big, huge flakes at times too! The joke here in Missouri is that if you don’t like the weather wait…

Teacher Recycle Center

Every couple of weeks – Jaia and I hit the teacher recycling center for supplies for my recycled art class.  It’s an awesome place – business and individuals donate left overs from their place of employment or homes. Bottle caps, buttons, fake flowers, books, games and game pieces, crayons, paper, binders. Science equipment, upholstery samples…

Puzzle building

This past Friday, my girls and I spent an afternoon at my sisters crafting the day away. Actually Rowan and I spent most of the time tracing out, and then cutting out the pattern for her camera bag. http://swoonpatterns.com Found at Swoon Patterns (that we somehow need to put together before the trip! After a…