Easter Finery


I forgot to post these.  It has been a whirlwind of a few weeks, as Josh is FINISHING his PhD…yep, Scotland-bound in June to defend it and then I’m Mrs. Dr. Malone.  ;) The kids on Easter.  You know, what…now that I think about it, this is the week after Easter.  Oops.   Easter.  You […]

Luke’s 6th LEGO Party


Happy Birthday, Luke! My sweet and only son turned 6 yesterday.  I am awe-struck….that he is 6, that we survived his infancy, that he is the precious boy he is, that few remember him as the baby who wouldn’t leave my side and only know him as a fun-loving, kind, thoughtful, tender, smart boy.  There […]

Bed Head Extreme


Top o’ the mornin’ to ya!

Some Crafty Tutorials {from me to you}

Hey, just in case you needed some fun crafty tutorials, here are some of my favorite posts I’ve done recently for Elastic By the Yard.  Happy crafting!  And remember, if I can do it, anyone can! Check out the entire list of tutorials here.  My faves are listed below. How to Make American Girl Doll […]

Bingo as a Motherly Pastime


The game of bingo in some surprising forms  {a guest perspective on bingo as an upcycling endeavor or an online game} While being a mom is certainly a tough and demanding vocation, the combination of parenting and work requires a delicate balance of setting priorities and making time for activities that can be enjoyed by […]