Almost two years ago, I broke the zipper on a pair of my jeans (I've never done this before or since, happily), and I thought, "WHAT could you possibly do with a pair of jeans with a broken zipper?"
And then I remembered that I'd made myself a pair of maternity jeans once upon a time, and this pair might be a chance for me to do it again, now that I knew a little better what I was doing.
So I stashed them away for many many months until I was pregnant again....more
I'm a crafty girl, so of course, I always make my kids' Halloween costumes. But even if you don't have a crafty bone in your body, I know you can make a costume this year (or at least vow not to spend an ungodly amount of money on a crummy costume at the store, okay?). I'll show you how—keep reading!
The days are ticking by...5 days until Christmas! Anyway, as it was last year, I have but a few days left to finish crafting and it will not be nearly enough time to complete what I had planned. So, here's my mid-madness wrap-up. If I don't remind myself of what we've completed in our home this month, I will continue to stress out over what still needs to be done. Here's a peek at our mania Christmas-y goodness....more
The craziness of this time of year is catching up to me. I was going to show you a post about my busy knitting class weekend that I had LAST weekend. And then last weekend happened and now this weekend is coming to an end. I think from here on out, possibly, maybe, things may be calming down a little. Maybe. Possibly....more
This is a very different post for me, because I have an important story to tell you today! I'm about to tell you how I came to the decision that I needed to do something for cancer victims who are bravely going through chemotherapy today and every day. A few weeks ago, I was thinking about an old friend, someone I loved, who bravely fought her own battle with cancer, but in the end, lost. Actually, I think about her all the time because I miss her so much. So often, I want to pick up the phone to tell her some news or just talk, but of course, I can't!...more