It's summer! For many people this means school takes a back seat, so a fun way to keep kids engaged in math whether they're homeschooled or in traditional school is to have them do math games! Math games are a fantastic tool for building speed in math calculations - in fact, thanks to RightStart Math (the curriculum we use), my 5 year old homeschooled son can answer simple math problems faster than my public schooled 7 year old! (Read more...)
I spent a painless day shopping for and then prepping a whole month of freezer meals! Learn how I did it, and how you too can save your own sanity by doing this too! Read more...
Welcome to Day 2 of the Sew Americana 2019 tour, hosted by Wild & Wanderful! This is my 3rd year participating in Katy's tour and this time I took advantage of our wonderful sponsorship opportunity from Sly Fox Fabrics (check out their category for Sew Americana fabrics!) My initial plan for this tour was to make something… Continue reading Sew Americana 2019
When I saw the tester call for the Duchess and Hare Fete to Be Tied Dress, I knew I had to be on it. I just loved the back of it - and knew my eldest would as well! And I guess I should point out that all poses are completely directed by Miss 7.… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Fete to Be Tied Dress Release
I was in Australia back in March and had promised to make my nephew a PJ Masks shirt, since that's his current obsession. My sister has four boys with this one being her third, so he's pretty accustomed to just getting hand-me-downs in the wardrobe department. As a result, he was VERY excited and proud… Continue reading Oliver +S Buttoned-Up Button-Down Shirt
First: I just love my baby girl! ❤ Now that I have my mushy mommy moment over, time for some details! This is the Oliver+S Fairytale Dress which was released about 5 years ago. I bought this pattern shortly after it released and used it once - to sew something for a friend. Finally, FINALLY,… Continue reading Oliver + S Fairytale Dress meets Stitchery
Over the last couple of weeks, I've been back into testing mode with the Itch to Stitch Kauai Top! I do enjoy testing for Itch to Stitch - it's a great way to get a project for ME done and build some online sewing friendships along the way! I'd tested a similar style pattern a few years ago (shortly after I started pattern testing) but it was a bit disastrous. Since I trust Itch to Stitch, I thought I'd give this style another shot. (Read more)