Crafts

Homemade Easter Gifts for Kids

It's hard to believe that Easter is next weekend.  It's so early this year!  I never got around to bringing up the Easter decorations from the basement and in fact I think there are a few stray Christmas decorations still out around the house (oops). I have a hard time figuring out gifts for my kids… Continue reading Homemade Easter Gifts for Kids

Crafts

You Rule Valentine!

For preschool valentines this year I showed my son a bunch of ideas on Pinterest and let him pick one.  Last year we did the "Have a Ball Valentine!", which I chose.  This year he chose "You Rule Valentine!".  And although there were several really cute printables already out there, Benzo made a new simple… Continue reading You Rule Valentine!

Crafts

Kool-Aid Dyed Play Silks

Play silks are exactly what they sound like - big pieces of silk you play with.  I ran into the idea when I was searching for non-toy gift ideas for toddlers and preschoolers in December.  I found a great list on Nourishing Minimalism, and #16 was play silks.  I had never heard of play silks… Continue reading Kool-Aid Dyed Play Silks

Crafts

Preschool Valentines

Valentine's Day is Saturday which means preschool Valentine's Day party is Thursday.  Last night we let our older son stay up a little later after dinner to help put together his valentines for his classmates.  I knew I wanted to do a no-candy valentine and there are tons of ideas on Pinterest.  I also knew… Continue reading Preschool Valentines

Food · Local Business

Kansas City Food Artisans

This past weekend I was at a craft show again.  It was actually an outdoor festival and BBQ competition with a craft show/vendor show section.  I was very excited to come across the following booth: As the banner says, Kansas City Food Artisans is an association of high-quality small-batch food producers.  All members are small… Continue reading Kansas City Food Artisans

Beauty · Home · Local Business · Product Review

Craft Show Finds

Today sooooo feels like it should be Friday.  This has been the longest week ever.  I'm about out of the woods for my "busy time" at work.  Hooray!  I'm looking forward to a nice relaxing weekend.  Benzo and I have something new planned - more about that tomorrow!  Today I'm posting about something I've been… Continue reading Craft Show Finds

Cleaning · Home

Get Knitty With It

I first decided I wanted to learn how to knit when I saw my sister-in-law knitting. It looked neat and I wanted to see if I could figure it out. So I started looking around online at websites about knitting, and I found learntoknit.com. I printed off instructions from this website and taught myself how… Continue reading Get Knitty With It