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This month we wrap up the 2020-2021 school year for PTO and planned for 2021-2022! I am going into my 3rd (and final) year of being the PTO President for my kid’s elementary school. Every year we have a big planning meeting in June for the next school year. Gifts are my love language –…

Crochet Flower pot gifts

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crafts, crochet

June 24, 2021

Just a little update on my crafty endeavors (other than party printables)! The reason I started crocheting was because of crochet cuties aka amigurumi. This book is what originally inspired me to ask my Mom to teach me! I write more about how this book changed my life here! (ok I just went down an…

Off the hook! Crochet cuties

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crochet

March 9, 2021

I gave a lot of handmade this Christmas, so I wanted to show some of it off! I love gifting and getting handmade crafts. With the gift of time this year, I was able to make quite a few gifts! This is the (I think) 6th quilt I have made this year. I used fun…

Holiday Handmade review

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crochet, holiday

January 11, 2021

My son has a small obsession with pufferfish! Thanks to the Nintendo switch game Animal Crossing! So for his birthday I decided to make him his very own Pufferfish crochet stuffie! I found this awesome pattern for a Pufferfish crochet stuffie by Vanessa Mooncie for FREE on Ravelry! It is written in British crochet terms…

Pufferfish are cool!

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birthday gifts, crochet

September 22, 2020

More projects to show off! I know quarantine has been hard for so many, I feel fortunate that my kiddos (almost 11 and 9) are thriving and enjoying being home with the whole family – and I am getting projects done that I have been wanting to do! Here are some of my recent completions.…

Even More Quarantine Crafting!

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birthday gifts, crochet, quilting

August 6, 2020

My quarantine crafting projects continue! I recently finished this fun one with a pattern from Crafty is Cool! I used her Bear Cub pattern and did a few mods (thanks for the suggestions Crafty is Cool) to create baby yoda! If you haven’t seen Allison Hoffman’s work – you are in for a treat –…

Crochet Fun! More quarantine crafting!

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crochet

July 7, 2020

One good thing about this quarantine is all the time at home to finish projects! While I didn’t dive in and start making masks to sell (like the rest of the world) I did make them for family and friends. Here is my crew in their cute masks! I was also able to get some…

Rediscovering my Craftiness during Quarantine!

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birthday gifts, crochet, quilting

June 5, 2020

Fall Kids Clothes Week was last week – and while I didn’t get to all of the projects that I wanted to, I did manage to get a few things done for both kids! I have been wanting to upcycle a few of my husband’s shirts into shirts for the little man.  I used the…

Fall Kids Clothes Week & some Halloween sewing

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crochet, kids clothes

October 28, 2014

Time for the August Stuffie of the Month!  This month I am featuring a crocheted stuffie pattern!  Princess Aurora by Ohana Craft. Since I actually started crocheting stuffed animals before I was sewing them, I thought reviewing a crochet stuffie pattern (also know as Amigurumi) would be a great addition to my stuffie of the…

August Stuffie of the Month – Crocheted Aurora doll

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crochet, stuffed animals, Stuffie a month series

August 29, 2014

My favorite stuffed animal designer is also an amazing craft business blogger –  Abby Glassenberg of While She Naps.  She is currently running a series on her blog talking to sewing/crafting people about the Pattern that changed their life!  This got me thinking about what my inspiration was for getting all crafty and diving into the…

The pattern book that changed my life

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crochet, stuffed animals

July 14, 2014

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