GIVEAWAY DAY: Something for you and something for them!

Today we have a two pattern giveaway in preparation for the new season of Project Run and Play!!! Something for you.... and something for the kids.. ....more

A Comfort Quilt.

Recently I made a comfort quilt for a friend who is going through quite a health scare in her life. ...more

What I Learned From My Home Renovation

As our home renovation project of doom is coming (hopefully) to a close I have been thinking about what I learned from this whole experience. When we moved into our new-to-us home two months ago with only our three kids, a few bags full of basic necessities, and a plan…leaving all other worldly possessions in storage…we thought we knew what we were doing. Boy were we wrong ....more

Project Run and Play Season 12 Weekly Challenges

Hello! Today is the day we get to announce the weekly challenges for Season let's get to it! Week 1: (September 12) Pokemon Inspired Everyone is catching them to kick off this season we are having a Pokemon INSPIRED challenge...for girls, for boys, fancy, lounge wear...whatever just as long as its children's clothing inspired by Pokemon ....more

15 Minute Homemaking Tasks

This post is PART II of a series of posts…mostly for me….but hopefully you can benefit from some of them too. ...more


The contestants for Project Run and Play Season 12 are: Wild and Wanderful The Sew and Tell Project Gracious Threads Inspinration...more

When Skies are Grey Fabric Line

Hi everyone…we are Elizabeth and liZ from Simple Simon and Company are we are excited to give you all a sneak peek of our new fabric line that is coming out this fall. If you know anything about us at Simple Simon and Company you will know that we love simple, classic prints and all of our fabric lines contain some sort of black and white. And this new collection is no different! ...more

How to Make an Easy Baby Coin Quilt

Today we get to share how to make an easy baby coin quilt as a part of Down Grapevine Lane’s fabric tour! Sedef’s new fabric line was designed for Riley Blake designs and was so sweet I knew immediately that I wanted to make a baby quilt with it! And a coin quilt would allow me to not only use a lot of the different prints in her line but is a quilt that sews up in a hurry! ...more

The Art of Homemaking: On Letting them Help

My girls always want to “help”. Help with dinner. Help with dishes ....more

Vote For Your Season 12 Project Run and Play Contestants!

Hello! After much behind the scenes debate and consideration we have an announcement. Usually your votes add one or two talented ladies to the contestant pool each season but this season we are doing something different ....more