Life is busy. Sometimes it’s hard to catch my breath. Mostly I just try to keep up and even that doesn’t really happen. There’s the to-do list at work, the to-do list at home and the endless cycle of feeding and clothing the children. Sometimes it seems I’m running in place – how do children [...]
Category Archive for 'Christmas'
TWO days! Christmas morning is barreling down on us and my Facebook feed is full of people looking for last-minute gift and stocking stuffer ideas. If that’s you, I’ve got a great recipe for Christmas tree, peppermint and gingerbread playdough. This playdough is festive, a big hit with the little ones and super easy to [...]
I love making paper snowflakes and was excited to learn a fancy new (to me) technique from a co-worker 2 Christmases ago. She and I made so many snowflakes that year (while we should have been working) that I actually got sore spots on my thumb and finger from the scissors! These snowflakes have words [...]
I made peppermint marshmallows last night and they turned out better than I even imagined! Dense but light at the same time, squishy and chewy and so much better than those at the store! I read a lot of different recipes and blog posts about marshmallow making and I want to put all the good [...]
Merry Christmas to all of you! I hope you had a fabulous day. We stayed home and it was so nice. I got some fabulous knitting-related gifts that I’ll share with you later but for now, I want to show off my Christmas knitting. I finished my BPT earlier …
Really, I am. All I need now are little slippers with the toes curled up. I have been a busy Christmas knitter and it’s been fun. I started knitting tiny sweaters and stockings for Christmas ornaments and I think I’m addicted. After all my bigger projects, it’s really great to knit something that I can [...]