Holiday Prep

The problem with having a blog is that there is this pressure to have something profound to say. Unfortunately I've got nothin'. So I'll leave you with some glimpses of what I've been up to lately.  Prepping for Christmas by making some handmade gifts.  I'm including links, of course, to the sites where I got …

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Crocheted Animal Hats

I have been seeing kids wearing earflap animal hats all over the place.  They seem to be quite popular. So, our kids' school auction is coming up and I thought I'd try my hand at making some.  Here are the ones I made for the auction: My favorites are the Angry Birds Hat and the …

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Thanks and Giving Giveaway!

With Thanksgiving coming up, I thought I'd have me an itty-bitty giveaway on the old blog!! This week for some reason I had been thinking a lot about giving thanks to God (maybe thanks to all my friends who are posting what they are thankful for on FB every day for the month of November??).  …

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First crocheted scarf!

L learned a new skill this summer! Here she is showing it off... And here's an up-close picture.  She did a great job!  We picked up free instructions for this scarf when we bought the yarn at Michaels.  It was called "Quick 7 Row Scarf" from Loops & Threads. Don't you just *love* those bright …

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Teacher Christmas Gifts 2010

Tim Horton's gift certificate Crocheted coffee cozy (Lionbrand "half caf cozy", instructions here) Tin of white chocolate fudge-covered oreos, decorated like ornaments. And Lindt truffles.  I am so thankful for my children's teachers!  They are top-notch and have such a positive impact on my kids.  Hopefully they'll enjoy their gifts! And I ask, who can …

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