I have a problem. It’s really more like an addiction. I cannot resist a cute notebook. As a result, at any given time I have about 20 notebooks on hand. And that’s no exaggeration. Aside from it being ridiculous to have so any notebooks, the cute ones cost between $2 and $7. And that’s a […]

I’ve read and reread a fantastic post by Seth Adam Smith called Marriage Isn’t For You. The idea behind it is beautiful: that marriage isn’t about how happy your partner will make you, but about the happiness you can bring to and create for your partner. I love the selflessness in his post and I wish the […]

It’s vacation time! Well, vacation is an extreme word when I’ve decided to stay in town and I’ve found myself at work every day this week. But still, I’m doing my best to keep my mind off of the stresses of work and on more creative pursuits. Since I’ve decided to close my business, the […]

Oh, I had so much fun putting this together, and Andrew loved it, too!  He’s a little disappointed it isn’t for him, but it’s available for purchase in my Etsy shop. I originally bought the robot fleece to make a small baby blanket for my son when he was first born. And the grey fleece […]

Here’s the tutorial for Andrew’s new over-the-seat toy bin.  It took me just under an hour to complete – fun and easy! How cute is this fabric?  The answer is: so cute.  I found the dinosaur print in a remnant pile and had the stripes left over from another project.  Anytime I’m able to use […]

I bought a lot of fabric. Then I made a bunch of things.   Included here are three small zipper bags, a large tote, and an over-the-seat bin for toys in the car. They were all simple to make, and I made my own patterns. The tote and matching cosmetic bag were sold at a […]

One week down. Total steps last week: 59,927 (9,927 steps over my goal!) Total weight loss: 2 pounds even. Staying on track with calories: I give myself a C-. I mean, I lost weight, but I think it was more because of the dancing during the week than anything else. Hoping to earn an A+ […]