Back in February I shared a tutorial for these seed paper valentines Sairshe and I made for her classmates. Making seed paper is easy and the finished product is beautiful to use for cards, gift tags, ornaments, garlands (like I made with our leftovers), and anything you would use paper for! Often people wonder how [...]
Category Archive for 'Summer'
. . . and do I have a lot to share. I certainly didn’t intend to have such a long blogging hiatus but it happened anyway. It started with my summer from hell. Soon after the lovely birthday party, summer camp started. Lots went wrong- mostly database issues resulting in registration issues and unhappy parents [...]
Okay, okay. I know that there is another week of official summer and then we in the lovely Pacific Northwest usually have another several weeks of blue skies before the rain starts. But- I’ve been absent for so long that I feel like I should start the summer wrap-up now since I’ve been busy the [...]
It’s windy and cold and the weather doesn’t seem like it’ll be summer-like anytime soon. Despite that, I picked a whole lot of strawberries from the plants in my front yard today and that feels like a summer activity to me! Sesame won’t eat strawberries if I offer them to her at mealtimes while she’s [...]
The state fair is coming and I am so excited. I was practically raised at fairs. My mom is, and my grandma was, a fair judge. They judge baked goods, jams, jellies, sewing, crafts, you name it, they can stick a ribbon (or not) on it. Some of my earliest memories …