The never ending project is finished!

Never Ending Project Done!

You know those projects that you start, and then they never get finished? The ones that you set aside to do a new and more cool project, then when you finish that new project, you don’t have the energy or motivation to return to it? Well, if you don’t, I[Read more]

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.

Some of my favorite summertime memories revolve around the campfire.  From singings songs at camp to toasting s’mores in the backyard, a campfire always brings people together.  This summer KidZone – Kearney Area Children’s Museum is once again providing an assortment of fun day camps for kids ages 4-7.  Even[Read more]

Wedding Pillowcases

Embroidered Wedding Pillowcases

It is always such a joy to receive wedding invitations to friends or family weddings.  Marriage is such a blessed event.  I used to dread the task of looking for that special gift but no longer.  More often than not I now hand make embroidered, satin pillowcases for the bride[Read more]

Valentine’s Table Runner

Valentine's tablerunner

With all those Christmas decorations taken down, the apartment feels a bit empty. I want to jazz it up a bit for other holidays throughout the year. Here’s my latest project – A reversible table runner. I chose vintage looking fabrics that I though coordinated well. And to help them[Read more]

Sewing Machine

JANOME DC5100

I am the proud new owner of a JANOME sewing machine! I’ve upgraded tremendously from the cheap sewing machine I have been sewing on for the past few years. I used some of my graduation money to reward myself. I think this new machine will make all the difference on[Read more]

Happy Birthday, Justin!

Justin's Teddy Bear

As I have mentioned before, my roommate’s son is turning the big “1” today! It has been amazing to see him change over the past year.  I have loved watching him grow up under my nose during the last six months that I have lived with him.  He has truly[Read more]

DIY Apartment Life: Grocery Bag Organizer

Grocery Bag Organizer

For those of you who know our family, you may have noticed that we enjoy changing up our surroundings on a regular basis.  I am not quite sure why we feel the need to renovate, paint, or move furniture so frequently, but I do know that Alex, Mackenzie, and I[Read more]