Chest for Fathers Day 0

Chest for Fathers Day

Well since my husband doesn’t read my blog I think it is safe to put this out here – so please don’t clue him in.  I found this nice (structurally) large wooden chest at...

The Glamorized Boots 7

The Glamorized Boots

My daughter loves her boots.  She would literally wear them 24/7 – given the opportunity.  As a result they get completely worn down to nothing but she won’t let me get rid of them. ...

Baby Cacoon 1

Baby Cacoon

While searching Etsy for some crochet projects I found that some people sold “baby cacoons”.  They are mostly used for photography but all the versions I saw were knitted.  Regardless – I immediately thought...

Snake Tie 0

Snake Tie

My husband has hundreds and hundreds of ties.  He knows how many but I don’t know the exact number.  As a result my son likes to collect ties.  But he is still a kid...

A Chest for me 0

A Chest for me

Now that my kids have their treasure chests and wishing boxes – I found another “chest” and thought I would make one for me to carry craft materials when I am traveling – in...

Balloon animals 3

Balloon animals

This is always a cheap activity that never fails to please the kids and all the kids in the neighborhood.  Who doesn’t like a balloon animal? (He really does – although he doesn’t particularly...

Options for Landlines 0

Options for Landlines

We have an old house and landlines in our house have been a constant issue.  No matter what we try the phone is pretty much useless due to all the static on the line. ...

Reflector “Mock” Watches 1

Reflector “Mock” Watches

At the campground we spend a significant amount of time outside – in the dark.  There are no streetlights in the campground, and you rely on flashlights etc… We don’t allow our kids to...

Moving Up 0

Moving Up

My daughter’s Moving Up Ceremony was last night – she now moves on to first grade.  If you know my daughter you know that she can be quite philosophical for a six year old...

The Large Sign 0

The Large Sign

This is the sign that I originally made for the camper – but since it hasn’t made it there yet I have re-allocated it to the front yard.  Naturally in order to do this...