Sew an Easy Blanket out of Old Recieving Blankets

I don’t know how we ended up with so many receiving blankets when the girl was a baby. She was a preemie, so we swaddled her for a long time to help keep her

Making Paper Bag Puppets (Your Own or With a Kit)

I like to give the girl crafty gifts and I have a lot of things on her wish list that are craft kits and other things I think she’ll like but that are kind

Attention Bloggers: You Don’t Have to Do it All {Craft Your Blog}

I love our blogging community in Northwest Arkansas. We meet up once a month, and it’s one of the rare times I go out by myself, so it’s especially special. We go to a

Getting Back to Craft

While I was working on the book, I was only knitting (and doing some little crafty things with the girl, but nothing too planned). Now that I’ve been done with the book for almost

Shaving Cream Sensory Play

When I know the girl is going to be home for an extended period of time — summer break, say — I try to have supplies on hand for a few special crafty/sensory activities

3 Picture Books That Aren’t (Just) for Pre-readers

I have made it clear that we read a lot over here, and we read a lot of different things. But sometimes there’s fun to be had in not reading at all. Some of

Blogging Advice for My Cousin {Craft Your Blog}

My cousin Katey — who is a certified Insanity instructor, fitness coach and goodness knows what other awesomeness — got in touch recently because she was planning to start a blog for her business.