Yesterday, I had a lightbulb moment. I’m a little embarrassed to share it, but I will–with the hope that many of my readers will stop and think… “OMG. Yes. Duh. YESSSSS.” Let me state the obvious, first. Here are the known facts. 1. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. 2. Christmas countdowns […]
Monthly Archives: November 2013
This is a story that must be told. It was Wednesday, November-something. I don’t remember the date…I just know it was the day before Thanksgiving, and it was 2006. I was teaching at Head Start and had a Jersey Shore boyfriend. It was an even-numbered year, so we’d be spending Thanksgiving with his family in […]
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I was at Lancaster Creative Reuse a few weeks ago–which, by the way, is my favorite place EVER… I was looking at stacks and stacks of fabric samples, secretly wishing I had a sewing machine so I could re-teach myself all the sewing skills I learned in high school. The neat thing about fabric samples […]
I’m here! I’m here! I’ve been kind of, sort of MIA for almost two weeks now, and it hasn’t been entirely by choice. Someone knocked the wind out of my sails. That’s what started the hiatus. When I decided to start this blog, I knew it was going to be a huge commitment. For years, […]
Whether you’ve experienced it firsthand, or lived the camp-outs and stampedes vicariously through the news–you know that a good percentage of Americans lose their shit when it comes to Black Friday sales! Just for fun–what’s YOUR Black Friday Alter Ego name? Comment below, and let me know if you plan on shopping this year, and…do […]
I’m bringing PAPER CRAFTS back! Like, kinda. It’s not as if they disappeared completely, but somehow, over the duration of my college studies, the Early Childhood Education professionals poo-pooed “product art” and the began to beat into our heads: “PROCESS, NOT PRODUCT!” Of course, we either: -wanted to graduate, or -wanted NAEYC accreditation, or -were […]
What’s your Thanksgiving Turkey name? Leave me a comment below!
The other day, I Facebook-pondered what I should make for dinner, and as usual, my darling friends chimed in with what they were having, or…what they wish they were having. (I love that, by the way. We all get in food ruts now and then. I love getting Dinner Inspiration from my friends!) And then […]
Well, now that my secret is out…check out this cute vintage Thanksgiving DIY pilgrim costume and table decor! Awwwww!! Reminds me of Kindergarten!!