Tag Archive for crafts

Christmas 2015

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We had another wonderful Christmas in 2015! We decorated the tree and the house.  We visited Santa. We made Christmas crafts! We got letters in the mail from Santa! We drove around and saw Christmas lights!  We had several visits with friends and family. Our first grader was in a show at school! He was…

Grandma’s Cabin

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Since my earliest memories, I have been blessed with experiencing my grandma’s cabin in the mountains.  I have memories of Santa’s Village, skiing, a special weekend with my grandma, grandpa, and dad, building big snowmen, Christmas, carving stairs out of the block of snow the plow dumped out front, power outages, Thanksgiving, cousins, sliding down…

March Of Dimes

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We volunteered for the March of Dimes again this year, making thank you cards for the Macy’s stores participating in Shop for a Cause, benefiting March of Dimes.  This is our third year.  We love this tradition!  And I love watching the boys’ artwork progress!   2013:   2012: Giving back is an important lesson. …

Russian River Trip

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Wow!  I’m really behind.  Summer has overtaken me!  Our big trip of the summer was to the Russian River to our family cabin on the water.  Every year, the experience is different, with different weather, different creatures, and new things the boys want to try. Our big behavioral reinforcer we use with the boys is…

DIY Puffy Bow Tutorial

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I had some leftover fabric from my DIY Nursing Cover Tutorial, so I threw together a bow.  I’ve made several bow ties for my boys and friends, but I wanted a bow for me!  I was going for the Minnie Mouse vibe, so I added batting to give it softer, cartoon-like edges. The finished bow is…