Old Dog, New trick

So, if I'm labeling myself an old dog, and I'm a female, does that mean I just called myself a bitch?  Well, so be it, the title is fitting.  I mean the new trick part, the other is subjective and could go either way.  I taught myself to crochet! Okay I didn't totally teach myself,… Continue reading Old Dog, New trick

Holiday Gnomes

I was inspired to create these adorable holiday gnomes after researching "gnomes" for my toddler's Halloween costume.   It was the best costume ever!  He was so cute and so are these little gnomes!  Here's what you need: Rice and or dried beans (I use them both)A regular long sockString or yarnRubber bandsFaux furRazor knifeA decorative… Continue reading Holiday Gnomes

Sweet Baby = No Sleep

Need. More. Coffee. Truth be told, he's not a baby anymore, he's two.   He's not even a terrible two, but I'm certain that will come.  As moms know, anytime you have a little one a good night's sleep is sometimes just a bonus.  I don't get many bonuses.  My sister-in-law is a year younger than… Continue reading Sweet Baby = No Sleep

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

When I was growing up my family always had cranberry sauce during the holidays.  I remember it well. It came in a can. You know the ones, the coagulated cranberry sauce that takes the form of the can, including the ridges.  My mom would simply pour the one, perfectly-formed, can-shaped sauce in to a beautiful… Continue reading Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce