It’s swappin’ time, and there’s nothing like leaving it to the last minute, eh? You may recall me mentioning the Sweet & Sinister Swap? Well, the box is due to be mailed tomorrow. Want to see what I’m putting in the box to my partner, Ginny? I’ve had the BOO! banner for some time now […]Read More: Swapping and Sewing
Month: September 2007
Flickr, fresh air & ticking artists
Is it flickr favorites time again, already? Where did that week go? I know I was insanely busy, but I really can’t pinpoint where I spent my time. I can see some autumn influences working their way into my favorites – a couple of photos featuring pumpkins, and a few more warm, orange tones are […]Read More: Flickr, fresh air & ticking artists
How much improvement can one girl take?
This is everything I ate yesterday. Wait – what’s that sound? Why, it’s the collective gasp-in-horror from all of the motherly-types out there reading this. My own mother scolded me in the comments for this photo on flickr. She knows me pretty well – you’d think she’d have realized by now that I eat like […]Read More: How much improvement can one girl take?
Color Challenge Finalists for September
Well, I spent the last 30 minutes staring at 70+ photos full of lovely olive greenness, and eventually chose nine of my favorites. It was not an easy choice! Allow me to introduce you to the finalists, before I reveal the winner: Polymer clay vessel, msjade, by Adria Filion Polymer clay and sterling silver pendant, […]Read More: Color Challenge Finalists for September
I have a problem
Admitting it is the first step, right? You see, I made these 26 napkins at the height of summertime from a fabric collection called “Elsie’s Kitchen.” I loved them for their fun, retro look. I still love them for that, and we use them exclusively – I haven’t bought paper napkins in months. They feel […]Read More: I have a problem
It seems that my favorite time of year has arrived. The house is filled with the quintessential smell of fall – fresh-baked pumpkin bread. If your house doesn’t smell like this today, why don’t you take my recipe and see if you can rectify that, hm? I welcomed autumn this morning with the very first […]Read More: Welcome Autumn
Stay out of the mud
I thought it was supposed to be 90 degrees and sunny today. I dressed for it. Instead it’s 70 degrees and raining. And I’m desperate for chocolate. I need a bag of Kissables. Need it. I remember shopping on rainy days as a teenager, thinking my mom was weird for driving around the parking lot […]Read More: Stay out of the mud
Fun With Pits
I was going to call this post “Fun With Flickr,” and that reminded me of my sister. When she was in preschool, she would come home from class every week with a little age-appropriate worksheet about somethingorother in the world. One day it was “The Joy of Seeds,” only she, not being able to read […]Read More: Fun With Pits
She of Little Words
Normally, that is not a phrase used to describe me, but it has been a busy day and will continue to be a busy night. Today I… Went to the farm for apples, a cute little pumpkin and zinnias. I peppered my house with little containers full of flowers. I took my picture for Self […]Read More: She of Little Words
Going crazy. Wanna come?
To borrow a phrase from Aidan, “THAT’s it!” (It’s very important that there be much emphasis on the word “that’s” if you want to get the full effect.) There are parts of my house that are scary-messy. Not just messy. Scary-messy. So I’m getting back on the Flylady bandwagon. Well, not completely. I may just […]Read More: Going crazy. Wanna come?