October is now upon us, so the carrot people have transitioned off the nature table, as have St. George and the Dragon, and we’ve changed up the silks a little as well. In their place we have felted wool pumpkins (made at parent evenings) and an Autumnal Gnome that Oliver made a few years ago… More Transitioning into Fall on the Nature Table / Pumpkins!
Recently, Oma and Grandma Irene came to visit for a few days. The boys helped Grandma Irene work on a 500 piece puzzle of Lombard street. We went out for ice-cream, Oma shared with Patrick We went to the beach, there was much hole-digging and water hauling. We look forward to seeing Oma and Grandma… More Oma’s visit / Sept. 2015
A little while back the Ritter Sport Blog shared RITTER SPORT Täschchen selbstgemacht (self-made Ritter Sport pouches) and I knew this was something I had to attempt. I picked up some colorful zippers at the Legacy and some chocolate from the grocery store, and on my second attempt I had a fairly successful zippered pouch.… More Raisin & Hazelnut Pouch
A few years ago, when Oliver started Blossoms, I noticed all the teachers wore long aprons to protect their clothing, most were a cross between a tunic/dress and an apron. These aprons often had pockets, were free of fiddly ties, covered vast swaths of their bodies, ensuring their clothing stayed clean, and they still had… More tunic modified into to Waldorf-inspired reversible apron
Oliver started school this week, so I am down to one full-time sidekick until next week when Patrick starts preschool (he’ll be going three days Monday-Wednesday). One full-time sidekick makes things slightly easier to accomplish than two, so this morning the little one and I organized my drawers of sewing supplies. I’m a slightly shocked… More my DIY needle wallet