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20 easy knitting projects beyond blankets and scarves

So I actually really do like to knit. Only, I’m terrible at it. I can only do squares (and rectangles, I can do those). I’ve been knitting rainbow scarves (only, that whole switching colors thing has left some evidence) and I even knitted a hat. But I don’t know how to knit circles and googling […]



Wednesday Links: Paint-by-number fun

Months ago (years?) I bought a paint-by-number kit at the craft store (see above).  I’ve always liked to draw and paint and create, but my fine art skills are still limited, so I thought it would be a good hobby. Nice and retro. And yet it’s still in the box. It’s not that I don’t have […]



top 14 of ’14 (and a few more)

Yikes folks. I’ve been seriously remiss these last two weeks. I know I have an excuse with the holidays and travel and eating too much and not exercising, but once I got on the lazy train, I was too lazy to hop off. So this is my slow entry back into blogland. Here are the […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds and Zoo Lights

It’s that time of year where we hike up the hill at the National zoo in the dark with whining children complaining about cold toes: Zoo lights! And it’s much more fabulous than I just described it. Your first thought at entering the zoo and witnessing the colorful lights line the main walk way is, “This […]



Wednesday Links and the coolest gift guide ever

Bird’s Party is out with her holiday gift guide. And it’s freakin’ mcfrickster’ awesome in its cuteness, because it not only includes gift ideas, but free printables, links to DIY recipes and crafts and party inspiration. Seriously clever. Read it free HERE.   And now, here are more fun food and craft finds. Follow all […]