Headaches get me down. I can’t be alone on this, who likes a headache? Sometimes I headache is deserved, like when you drink a crate of champagne at your cousin’s wedding. Sometimes a headache is not deserved, like when you endure an extreme heat wave and then accidentally break all the links on your blog. [...]
Who’s ready to knit socks? The crowd goes wild wielding their needles and their sock yarn in excitement. Good because here’s the first steps. Cast on knitting friends and make socks. And here’s the really fun part – we’re making our very own pattern. It’s not hard, I promise. Just a little math, which you [...]
My daughter just turned five. Presents poured in from all of the country — well, mostly from the Midwest. But one came from Japan! That’s right, my brother and sister-in-law sent her a sushi maker capable of producing hearts and teddy bears. (My brother and sister-in-law are in Minnesota, not Japan. But the sushi maker [...]
In my neighbourhood nuts are not allowed at school, just like Mary’s lamb. I believe in the healthy goodness that is nuts and there’s no allergies at my house, so we eat our nuts at home.
And I cover them in chocolate for good spirits. You can skip the chocolate but I don’t advise it.
This recipe is simple to throw together and perfect for an after school snack.
It is all science all the time right now at my house. My oldest is in a split class and is determined to keep up with everything the grade 3 class is doing in science. We’ve been busy. We started with crystals. While epsom salt crystals are a great experiment, they aren’t that much fun [...]
Once upon a time, while I was 10 weeks pregnant, I decided to sand and stain our dining room chairs. The only chairs we had. While 10 weeks pregnant. I’ll give you one guess how that turned out. So we sat at our table with semi-sanded chairs for a few years until some other chairs [...]
Have you ever stumbled across a darling sewing pattern that calls for the use of elastic sewing thread? Does it have you stumped and roadblocked? What is it, why would you want to use it and how the heck would you go about it? Elastic thread is just that. You wind a bobbin full of [...]
Post by Tara Patey. Let’s talk about shampoo. I haven’t used commercial shampoo in almost a year. Instead I wash my hair with shampoo soap. During this time, I have managed to convert my husband and mother to using a good bar of handmade soap in place of their traditional shampoo. Trust me, no meager [...]