Here Comes the Bride!

There have been all sorts of things going on around here but the biggest one is the upcoming wedding of my eldest daughter, India. If you’ve been reading this blog for more than a couple of years you’ll recognize her fiancé. It’s her boyfriend, Ethan, whom she has been dating… Read More

Big Head Valentine’s Day

After what must be 3 billion class Valentine’s Day parties, my days of doing kid’s valentines are over. Jasper is in fifth grade and we made our very last valentine box. While this doesn’t make me even slightly sad this year, I bet I’ll feel a little melancholy about it next… Read More

Craft Room Reveal

Once your kids start leaving for college, you do go broke, but there are pluses as well. Namely an extra bedroom yearning to become a craft room slash sewing room slash art studio (depending on my mood). The recently-vacated bedroom in my house is located right next to the kitchen… Read More

DIY Panties

Back in the early 80’s when I was an awkward pre-teen I fell in love with some animals. They weren’t real animals, they were much better than that; they were Critter Sitters. These were soft, adorable illustrations of animals dressed up all cutesy doing things that animals clearly aren’t meant… Read More