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Petting My Fabric

Some people have cats. Some people have dogs. Me? I have my fabric. And with the start of our homeschool year, I had a “moment” this week where I just needed a little therapy session. Therapy for me is getting out my fabric box. I look at my fabric. I pet my fabric. I dream […]

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Shaving Cream Art

I am not an overly crafty mama, so when my youngest wanted an “Art Party” for her birthday this year, I headed to Pinterest for some easy art ideas. This was one of the projects I found online somewhere… and would you believe, I didn’t pin it, so I’m not sure where the original source […]

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Nifty Soap Trick for Homemade Laundry

I have been making my own laundry detergent for several years now, but just recently I had an epiphany that is making my life so much easier. You see, I like the savings from making my own laundry soap, but it was always a pain when it was time to make a new batch because […]

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Toddler Sensory Bowl

Mama Train is here visiting me this week!  The little boys got out the sensory tubs and poor baby M wanted to play with them too, but they’re not very toddler friendly.  So… we made him an impromptu sensory bowl of his own & it kept him occupied for ONE HOUR.  That’s like a LONG […]

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Confessions of a Non-Crafty Mama.

A friend and I were chatting at the ball field the other night and she was surprised to learn that I don’t sew.  “It just seems like something you would do.” she said.  “It goes with all that other stuff you do.” I suppose it’s true.  I can, I crochet, I even make my own […]

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DIY Heart Basket

Recently, I was asked to do a preview of this project for a possible craft for our version of Vacation Bible School.  Making a basket out of old newspapers is actually quite cool, and the girls enjoyed it.  I decided to try my own pattern, of course making it more difficult by adding the element […]

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Mommy Recess

Raising this family is a 24/7 kind of gig. All consuming. A season of life lived in the trenches. We moms tend to devote every waking hour to our families forgetting to fill our own tanks. Forgetting to take Mommy Recesses. Well, thanks to Papa Train, this Mama is about to take some major Mommy […]

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