Archives for November 2010

Childhood Memories: Yearning for More

DISCLAIMER: This post details Domestic Violence. If you cannot handle reading about it, please stop here. My friend Cecily Kellog posted about childhood memories of her own and the memories her daughter, Tori, will carry with her. Which just made me sit here and ponder my own memories of childhood. I have them, but the […]

MOMpreneur: Alisa Grasso of Sassy Soaps & Essentials

Alisa Grasso (Sassy) is an avid organic gardener with over 20 years of experience. She has been growing, drying, and bottling her own organic herbs for friends and family and has incorporated these herbs into all-natural homemade soaps. Sassy Soaps are made with olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, coconut milk, essential oils, along with organic […]

Feature Friday: For the Person that has Everything

Fun handmade holiday gift ideas for the person on your list that has everything. Santa Stache funny coffee mug cozy handmade by knotworkshop Bacon and Egg iPhone Cozy by eileenkeay Block Printed Organic Cotton Christmas Leg Lamp Flour Sack Towel by ohlittlerabbit Custom Hand Painted Star Trek Converse by sandirareddy I Heart Zombies … Hand […]

Feature Friday: Red and White Handmade Christmas

Festive Miniature Hoop for Your Tree – Le Renne (Reindeer) by tialys 1 CHEERS Wine Bag Natural Cotton by thecraftpantry Ding Dong tea towel – cranberry by MrPS Cupcake Stand/Dessert Pedestal-Modern Bird (red) by BurlapAndBlue Lavender Scented Christmas Bird Decoration – eco felt by edwardandlilly Decorative Christmas Snowflake Pillow Single Crochet by KETCHE Winter Red […]

Wordless Wednesday: Last Bloom Until Spring

 

Day Trip to the Whirligig Festival

Okay, I’m about to share with you something that only a few know about me. Not even Lisa knows this about me. I LOVE the PBS show Rare Visions & Roadside Revelations! I live for this kind of stuff. Nothing makes me happier than just wandering around in the car for an afternoon day trip to […]

Go-Go-Gadget Go!!

I loved Inspector Gadget when I was a little girl. Who am I kidding? I love Inspector Gadget now. My son is a different story. He thinks Inspector Gadget is a moron. You heard me correctly. He called Inspector Gadget a moron. Peanut is convinced that the man couldn’t find himself out of a paper […]

Tastebud Temptations Gone Wrong

Peanut is a pretty good eater. He loves things other kids turn their nose up at (salmon and brussel sprouts, as well as pasta in truffle sauce).Lately he has been a pain in the neck when it comes to trying to new foods. At 10, I can’t say “it will make you grow big and […]

Time change! Let’s fall back!

Don’t forget that time changes tonight! It’s that time that we turn our clocks back and graciously accept the extra hour of sleep we are granted! Some things we should remember take care of while turning our clocks back: 1. Change the batteries in the smoke and CO2 detectors. Safety is paramount for our families! […]

Adventures in Reading

Peanut is a reader. I am so very thankful, as studies have shown that the more children read, the better their fluency and educational success. His AR results came back today with him having levelved out at a 12.9. In other words, Senior Year (high school), 9 months into the school year. He’s 10 and […]