Elf on the Shelf

It’s almost that time of year. You know, besides getting the decorations up, the lists made, the cookies baked and the mingling mingled! It’s time for Snowflake to make her return. Who is Snowflake, you ask? Our Elf on the Shelf. Yes, I know, some of you are rolling your eyes. I know that some … More Elf on the Shelf

These thumbs are not green!

Growing up, my mom used to have plants all over the house. She could revive a dying plant, sprout a new one from a single leave…she was definitely born with two green thumbs. I wasn’t. When my husband and I bought our house, I had grandiose dreams of building a vegetable garden, enjoying fresh tomatoes … More These thumbs are not green!

Not sew crafty!

I would consider myself to be a crafty kind of girl. I’ve done all sorts of things like painting, needlepoint, floral arranging and scrapbooking, just to name a few.   But I don’t sew.   I remember getting an assignment in grade 7 home economics to buy a pattern and sew an article of clothing. … More Not sew crafty!