Month: October 2013

25 Creative Organization Solutions

Hi Friends.  Today I have a roundup of 25 Creative Organization Solutions to share with you.  If you are like me, and are organizationally impaired, than I hope that a few of these ideas inspire you and bring a little bit of organized sanity to your life.  I certainly hope that happens for me.  While …

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Reflection on being a Lucky Mom

I am a lucky mom. Really. I’m tired, I’m frustrated and very often I’m alone–all as a mother.  But, above all else, I am lucky. After a long day of going, going, going, cooking, cleaning, disciplining, folding, shopping, wiping, and frantically crafting and blogging in the moments in between, I sit down to nurse my …

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15 Hot Beverage Recipes

Lately it has been cold and rainy here, day after miserable day.  It’s like all of the sudden God threw the switch and summer was over.  That coupled with the fact that I, and the kids, have a miserable cold, I have been drinking mug after mug of hot beverage.  With winter coming, it’s time …

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Felt and Button Skull Brooches {Halloween Craft}

So, Halloween is right around the corner and we are all gearing up for that.  Today I have some cute Skull Brooches, made out of felt and buttons, that will be perfect for Halloween.  Have you noticed how popular skulls are right now–especially cute skulls with bows in their hair?  At first I thought it …

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Spooky Kitty No-Stitch Embroidery Hoop

I have no idea why, but I find black cats a little spooky.  Don’t we all?  Especially this time of year, just days from Halloween.  I couple of days ago I shared this Scribble Stitch Kitty as part of my Halloween Embroidery Hoop Collection, but that kitty just didn’t capture the spooky essence of a …

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Pro-Life Embroidery (Confetti Stitch)

Although it’s late in coming, today we are (finally) celebrating October, Pro-Life month with a little confetti embroidery!  Because being pro-life does not meas simply fighting against all that is destructive to life (although it certainly includes this) it also means celebrating life in all stages.  Life is good, just like God is good.  I …

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30 Candy Corn Projects: Crafts and Treats

There is one candy that really says FALL in my world–Candy Corn.  Not only is it yummy, but those bright colors make for fun decorating, cute projects and striking treats.  Turns out, I’m not the only one that feels this way!  Last week we asked for Candy Corn Recipes and Crafts at the Happy Hour …

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15 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

Hello and welcome to this week’s roundup.  It is almost Halloween, and I still have no idea what I am going to dress the kids up as this year.  Sigh.  So, the roundup is pretty functional!  I need ideas, and I was pleased to find some really good, simple and stinky cute ideas for costumes …

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Photo Tips: Taking a Photo Shoot

Well, it’s Sunday, so I’m back with some photo tips.  One picture is never enough.  Never–especially when the babies are cute and there is mud involved.  I learned well from my mom that when the scene is set you need to start taking pictures–and keep taking picture until things have totally fallen apart.  And so, …

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50 Cookie Recipes

Hello and welcome to what has become an AMAZING roundup–and one that will make loosing this baby weight even harder!  In case your sweet tooth wasn’t totally out of control, here are 50 Cookie Recipes–all unique, all chewy gooey, all delicious and all oh so tempting.  No matter the mood, no matter the holiday, no …

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Halloween Embroidery Hoop Art: Scribble Kitty

  Ready for your next installment of edgy Halloween embroidery?  A few days ago I shared this simple embroidered “Boo”.  Well, I have one of my favorites for you today–a scribble stitch black cat.  Cool, right!?!  Certainly not your grandmother’s embroidery! Oh, I know what you are thinking–scribble stitch?  What?  Well, you’ve probably never heard …

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Saint Therese {Printable}

Hello!  I am stopping by with a last minute post.  I feel like I am always running behind–and today is another example of that! Today is the feast of a St. Therese, a Doctor of the church and wonderful model of how God desires us to love him through our smallness.  Her autobiography is so …

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