Category Archives: crafting



Homemade Finger Paints & Recipe

A week or so ago we tried finger painting for the first time and it was a huge hit. I bought a set from the art store to use. We had a lot of fun, but I couldn’t imagine spending … Continue reading

03.10.2014    Leave a comment    babies, crafting


That 70’s Hand Spun Yarn

Sometime last year I bought three braids of New Zealand Perendale from Maude and Me, two in an orange/brown colourway called Maple and one in a yellow/brown colourway called Mr. Brightside. As soon as I saw them I knew that … Continue reading

03.05.2014    1 Comment    awesome, crafting, spinning


So I’m totally *that* Valentine’s Mom

Silas is at daycare 4 days a week now and I was pretty excited about getting to hand out Valentine’s for the first time. But of course they couldn’t just be any Valentine’s, so I ended up spending several evenings … Continue reading

02.13.2014    Leave a comment    awesome, babies, crafting


Handmade Christmas

I was looking at my Christmas tree this morning and realized just how full of love it is. I started eyeing all of the new ornaments from this year and there were so many that I took them down and … Continue reading

12.22.2013    Leave a comment    crafting, jana


All the Baby Blankets!

2013 was a year with lots and lots of pregnancies and babies. As I think back, this is the year that I knit 4 baby blankets. Two for cousins, one for a cousin-in-law,  and one for a good friend. Two … Continue reading

12.21.2013    1 Comment    babies, knitting