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Yearly Archives: 2008

halloween, part 2

I bet you think that as a crafty, creative person, and amateur sew-er, I have a hayday with Halloween.  I don't. Maybe it's because I'm usually busy planning for other things…Evyn's birthday, now Ashlyn's birthday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.  Halloween just gets totally squeezed out.  I'm sure as the girls get older, their enthusiasm will motivate […]

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halloween, part 1

  The night before Halloween we had a sort of Family Night.  James brought home the fixings to make a halloween treat that was way too sweet, but fun to make anyway.    Do these look like ghosts to you?  Evyn did the chocolate-chip-adorning, so some of them came out looking like ghosts and some […]

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dress up a can of tomato soup

Sick as a dog today and barely managing.  But managing, nonetheless.  Wanted to pop in and say hi with a cheater recipe. If you know me at all you know that I am totally into cheating, or at least doing things the easy way if possible.  Over the years I've found some ways to check […]

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four (sniff, sniff)

That's right, everyone.  My baby is four.  Those of you who've been reading along for a couple of years now…can you believe how the time has passed?       The cool thing about fall birthdays is all the options for parties – costumes or pumpkin painting or in this case – a pumpkin patch.  This year […]

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Take better photos: a link list

Thank you for all the great comments on my last post and wonderful compliments (although I promise I wasn't going for that).  I really just wanted to encourage you moms to include yourselves in the family album every once in a while. If you're trying to think of an opportune time to get a snapshot, […]

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