Word Birds

  The bird’s the word.  Today both kids and I made our own versions of Ann Ellis’ Word Birds which are featured in the latest Cloth Paper Scissors issue.  (I got the idea from Jenny Lee’s latest post, see it at texterial.)  We had a great time.  I didn’t have any colored tissue paper which […]

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A Time Machine

This week has been interesting to say the least.  We replaced our upstairs toilet.  It was installed when our house was built in 1928.  Now it sits crooked in the snow, outside our door, in three pieces…Yep, we’re one of those people now, one of those with a non-functioning toilet sitting outside on our property. […]

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Kids’ Art

It’s pretty neat when my child’s art inspires me.  Max brought home his latest art project the other day, a print made from a carved styrofoam meat tray.  I was enthralled.  How simple of an idea!  My head started spinning, thinking about making prints this way. I always check out the art on the walls […]

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Spongebob’s Gingerbread House

We let the kids open a certain present early.  It was this really cute Spongebob gingerbread house kit.  They couldn’t wait to put the pineapple house together.  Jason and I helped very little.  Ours looks just slightly different than the one on the box…          

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Hijinks

Jason took the kids to basketball practice and thus I currently have a few thousand seconds of peace and quiet.  I love my quiet time.  I’m really my own best friend, you know.  Just me, myself, and I.  Yep, chillin’ at home, all alone.  With my very wonderful German Shepherd of course…And a little green […]

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