We had a successful, fun Halloween! This is our first year trick or treating and both kids did well! Miss Mary had a blast and Eamon even went to a few houses (he was more interested in all the decorations). Our street does not get trick or treaters so we went to a street in … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Another birthday, a need for a new Thomas the Tank Engine Cake (here is last years cake). Eamon LOVES Thomas and it was the only cake I could possibly make. Onto Pinterest I went. Then, I attempted. It all starts with 2 8 inch round cakes. Straw to hold the layers together. Was going to … Continue reading Pinterest Win!
We spend a lot of time at home. It is just easier...it is difficult for me to take both kids to a non-fenced playground as my son is a bolter/safety risk. So I try to make our back yard cute and fun. Friends donated no longer used sand boxes, I found the slide/climber at a … Continue reading Budget Landscape
Today is Monday, time to join up with Book Date. This weeks read is Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal: When Nikki takes a creative writing job at her local temple, with visions of emancipating the women of the community she left behind as a self-important teenager, she’s shocked to discover a … Continue reading Books and Paint
How did I do with my goals of 2016? Despite some challenges, I did ok! Run twice a week-rather than setting milage goals - Did well with this until my back injury Re-join my local YMCA and start going to spin classes again- Joined and did ok until my back injury Run five 5Ks-Bailey’s Run … Continue reading 2017 Goals
Wishing everyone a happy, healthy 2017! I saw this template on the blog Chasing Stories and thought it was a sweet, simple way to set goals and share a simple hope for 2017!
We've had a busy week and a half. To relax, the kids played outside in our newly fenced in yard (best thing we have ever done!) while I worked on my Caron Cake Super Scarf. We moved furniture out of the condo we are selling and used it to complete the kids playroom (there is … Continue reading Busy time
Since Fall is near (today being 87 degrees not withstanding), I decided to make a Halloween Wreath for the front door. I searched Pinterest and found some cute ideas! I loved this wreath from Repeat Crafter Me. I was lucky to find all the items I needed on clearance at local craft stores. Supplies: Foam … Continue reading Lazy Crafting
When I was pregnant with my son, we purchased all new nursery furniture. When I was pregnant with my daughter, we were moving while in the midst of a heat wave. We had no time or energy to purchase additional furniture. Since our kids share a room, we just used the furniture we had. Worked … Continue reading Old is new again…
This month's meeting of my local crochet group, Fishnet Crocheters, was about Hyperbolic Crochet. My only recollection of hearing about hyperbolic crochet was the Crochet Reef Project. Dr. Daina Taimina inspired the Crochet Reef Project. She uses crochet to teach the principles of hyperbolic space. Marine organisms such as kelp, coral and sponges embody hyperbolic … Continue reading Hyperbolic Crochet