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 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 […]
Well, now that my secret is out…check out this cute vintage Thanksgiving DIY pilgrim costume and table decor! Awwwww!! Reminds me of Kindergarten!!
When I was in school, the mandatory Home Ec course was half a year of cooking, and half a year of sewing. As a Domestic Goddess in training–it came as no surprise that I enjoyed both, and I took Sewing as an elective course in high school because I fell in love with patterns, fabrics, […]
So I’m totally not a makeup artist but I might eventually be one…someday. When I get my life straightened out. Until then, I have to live for moments like this: having a client who is ready and willing to let me do their makeup. Bonus: Client lives here, so I don’t have to clean the […]
Here’s a happy little Halloween memory from last year. Gabriel is funny beyond his years. I don’t know where he gets it from.
What’s your witch name? Comment below! I’m Blessed Wench. I love it!
That time of year is coming up! Stay safe in the dark, and never assume a car driver can see you!
Um, ADORBS ALERT! Let me show you how I made these stinkin’ cute, clippable, googly-eyed bats to decorate my home (on a budget!) Plus, I have a crappy, hand-drawn, but otherwise good enough bat template for you to download and print–for free!