When I was pregnant, I felt like poo and didn’t want to do much of anything. Cooking, cleaning, crafting, anything. Now that this baby is OUT (and awesome by the way) I have renewed energy and motivation. And an excuse to craft. An excuse to craft a lot of things. You’ve seen some of the


International Babywearing Week starts today! I don’t have a huge touching story to share, and I can’t tell you that babywearing is central to my parenting thus far, especially since my daughter refuses to be worn inside the house (though on errands and outings she is happiest in my ring sling or my soft structured


Part of why I cloth diaper my baby is because I’m …cheap? You could say frugal, which maybe sounds nicer… but frugal gives me mental images of reusing coffee filters until they fall apart. The again, cheap doesn’t sound great either… so… we’ll say I’m heavily budgeted. And I’d rather buy delicious food than disposable


One of my “problems” in home decor has been wall art. Sometimes size matters, and I think art is one of the places where it definitely does. Having  a couple tiny framed photos, or a small painting above a couch looks a bit silly. And while you can group a bunch of them into a


Are you ready to learn how to make a dog bed? This project was so fun and easy, and it made my dog so happy! Plus, the new dog bed looks great in our house. My sweet dog has been using the same dog bed since her birthday a year and a half ago. Needless


For the last month or so, my main priority for decorating the living room has been to find throw blankets and pillows that I like that will go with my new color scheme/look for the room. I haven’t had a lot of luck. I’ve found LOTS of pillows online that I love/want but they’re mostly


His job: My job:


At the Threefoot Arts Festival in November 2008, I discovered some great artists, including  Charles Crossley, Robert Holleman, and Windham’s Woodworks who all returned for the Spring show this April. But this time there were a couple new artists worth mentioning! First of all… gorgeous day, good crowd, and lots of booths. There was a


His job: Student naval aviator (advanced – tailhook), just finished a bunch of formation flights. The first plane in the movie is being flown by him. My job: Illustration and teaching kids. In one word? “Coloring” sums it up pretty well (of course I do other things too). This is what I did at work


I’m not feeling very generous, so the subtitle of this post is “OR How to Freeze your Butt off at the Crappiest Show Ever.” I’m sorry, but… yeah. I was all excited even though I wasn’t feeling so hot, because this show was advertised much more than the other shows I’ve done here were… plus,


I was going to write you a nice post about chocolate chip pancakes tonight, but I seem to have come down with a cold of some sort, so I’ll be going to bed soon. Unfortunately, tomorrow I can’t spend the day sipping soup and reading in bed… I have a craft show. Merry Meridian Market


I don’t think I new what a bunting was called until last year or so… I just thought “string of flags” or “pennants” or something. But a bunting it is, and it’s cute as anything. I made this bunting as a holiday decoration, and rather than sticking with red and green (not my fave, really),



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