Download Your FREE “Fun in the Sun Hat” Crochet Pattern

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As promised, today I’m sharing with you my first crochet pattern for FREE! This “Fun in the Sun Hat” is a quick project and suitable even for beginners. I probably wouldn’t recommend it as a first project, but once you have the hang of the double crochet stitch there’s not[Read more]

My First Crochet Pattern Coming Soon: Fun in the Sun Hat

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I absolutely love projects that I can take with me on the road! My husband and I find ourselves driving a lot for our job with The Navigators, so I enjoy bringing needlecraft projects along to keep me busy. We are blessed to be spending this summer in Florida, which[Read more]

8 Simply Sentimental Dad’s Day Gifts

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Remembering Father’s Day is a struggle for me. I don’t know if it’s because I’m usually traveling in the summers and not around my dad for it to come to mind, but I nearly always forget until the day of. And when it’s that last minute, all I’m able to[Read more]

The Most Perfectly Pleasant Wedding Gift from the Heart

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes buying off a registry gets a little boring. Whether it is a baby shower, bridal shower, or wedding gift, I prefer to be a bit picky as I select a gift to give. One of my favorite types of gifts to give are[Read more]

How to Pack for 2 Months Away from Home

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Not very often does one get the chance to leave home for over 2 months at a time, transplant oneself from Nebraska to Florida, and all for the sake of the Gospel. Well my husband John and I will be doing just that. We will be spending our summer investing[Read more]

Yarn Stash Buster: Knitting Heart Coasters

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes when I’m in the middle of a large knitting project, I get a little bored. I pick up my needles a little less often and get busy doing other things instead. I’m in need of some variety in my life! Just recently I’ve[Read more]

A gift 12 years in the making

Cross-stitch Humming Bird Coaster - Grace Elizabeth's

Since getting married this past fall, I’ve kind of taken a hiatus from blogging. But thankfully not from crafting! I’ve actually picked up the pace and tackled projects I never thought I could. I’ve also discovered some unfinished projects, as well as the beginnings of a breeding stash of yarn[Read more]

Throwback Thursday: Campfire Fun

Once all of your rocks are done (I think we counted 14 or so rocks of varying sizes), then you are ready to sew your rocks into a circle.  By sewing them together, you will save yourself a lot of trouble when pulling it out to play.  I just connected them by stitching them together end to end.  And then you are finished and ready to gather around your campfire for story time.

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on May 14, 2012.  Some of my favorite summertime memories revolve around the campfire.  From singing songs at camp to toasting s’mores in the backyard, a campfire always[Read more]