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Monthly Archives: February 2009

my budding photographer

Do you ever have those moments that your heart is just beaming with joy watching or thinking about your kids?  I am constantly thinking to myself as I watch them – God must have special plans for you.  Which, if you know me, is instantly terrifying.  To be charged with caring for His special kiddos.  […]

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when blogs collide

I've received lots of emails from some of you starting with, "I hope you don't think I'm stalking you but…" and then you go on to tell me a story, ask a question about a paint color, my camera, where I live in case we can ever get together for coffee, etc, etc.  Please know […]

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peace for luke

Last Monday I grinned as I watched little Luke toddle up the path to preschool, his oxygen tank in tow.  I sighed some relief that he'd pulled through another hospital stay.  Evyn and I had prayed for him, prayed for his health, prayed for his family, sure that they were weary with every trip to […]

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flour + salt + water = jewelry

Evyn loves art.  Her friend K loves art.  I love doing art projects.  Sounds like a regular art day is in order! We had our first one last week.  We made our own clay beads, then painted and strung them to make bracelets.  The girls loved making the clay dough:1 cup salt1 cup warm water2 […]

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birthday linens & festive bunting tutorial

Several of you have asked how I made Evyn's and Ashlyn's birthday linens, and I did promise a tut.  So here you go!  Dig into your stash or run to the fabric store to start putting your fabrics together.  Don't make the same mistake I did; keep it simple – buy only three fabrics (one […]

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