Anyone doing NaNoWriMo this year? I’m a perennial NaNo failure, but every year I give it a go, and every year I write more than I typically would write in one month. So, it’s a win anyway as far as I’m concerned. Since I’m obsessed with tracking things, you know I made a NaNoWriMo Word […]
^^^Know the reference? Let’s be friends. Even if you don’t, have you seen my adorable Halloween countdown calendar? It’s super easy to make–just print, laminate, make some cuts, and use a brad/split pin to stick them together. These make for fantastic projects to do with friends during October play dates and parties, too. Here’s a […]
In light of recent discriminatory legislation I’ve decided to make my beautiful Hijri perpetual calendar free. That’s right, it’s free now. You can download it here. Make them for all your Muslim friends and neighbors. Never again.
I love felt. It’s just so soft and purrrdy, and it comes in delicious colors. It’s also cheap enough that I always seem to have a little stash of it stockpiled. So when we decided at the very last minute to host a little 5th birthday celebration for my son (six months after his actual […]
Mother’s Day is the day after tomorrow. For all of you slackers out there, I have this free printable bookmark and gift how to. Mothers Day Bookmark Here’s another link to the bookmark in Dropbox Here’s a preview: (Don’t print this preview, print the PDF from one of the links above.) All you have to […]
Ah, Mother’s Day. Local artisinal pastries for breakfast, fresh-brewed coffee from the roastery down the street, wildflowers hand picked by the wee ones on their morning walk, and a happy mama curled up in a cozy sun-drenched armchair. BAHAHAHAHAHA! Just kidding. (If this is what your Mother’s Day looks like, please, teach me. But I’m […]
We’re still having winter weather here in Chicagoland, so of course I’m dreaming of summer and all of the warm joys that come with it. I made this Field Guide to an Old Fashioned Summer last year, and it’s still one of my favorite visual bucket lists for children. We made our first visual summer […]
How to assemble my beautiful perpetual calendar