Tag: crafting

You’re right, we aren’t living on Little House on the Prairie

Last month I had an unkind message sent to me saying that I needed to stop pretending that I live this little house on the prairie life. That hurt. It didn’t really hurt because I thought that I am living a lifestyle like that.… Continue Reading “You’re right, we aren’t living on Little House on the Prairie”

February Goals Update 2020!

Goodbye February and hello March! We are continuing to chip away at our goals and here’s how they are going: 1. Get rid of more, use less and be more minimalistic– We cleared out so much last month! The teen cleaned out his closet… Continue Reading “February Goals Update 2020!”

Chicken Quilt Reveal!

It all started out with a pattern that I found on Pinterest! I made a test square using scrap fabric and I decided that in 2019 that I would make my first quilt! Here’s the pattern that I used to make a Chicken quilt… Continue Reading “Chicken Quilt Reveal!”

Potato stamp wrapping paper

I catch myself getting a little bummed by how much waste is created by the holidays. So, I do my best to cut way back on gifts, give experiences and avoid all of the holiday excess. When it comes to wrapping paper, so much… Continue Reading “Potato stamp wrapping paper”

Our little free library opened!

We checked another goal off for the year! We wanted to make a a little free library that our neighborhood could enjoy and encourage my students to read extra over the summer! So, last weekend we finally opened up our library with a little… Continue Reading “Our little free library opened!”

March 2019 Goals Update

March 2019 will be a month that I remember for a lifetime! I was named teacher of the year for my county, my boy made the high school band and all of our plans have been changed! And now, the goal updates: 1. Sew… Continue Reading “March 2019 Goals Update”

It’s a freezing out there, so I craft weekend!

Over the weekend the temps dipped around zero and just walking outside was painful! Add snow that turned into compacted ice, and even getting to the chickens is a pain. So, lots of inside activities are going on! First up is my first quilt… Continue Reading “It’s a freezing out there, so I craft weekend!”

Winter arrived!?!

Here in the Appalachian mountains of Maryland, the snow arrived. Usually we will get a few dustings before a major storm, but not this year. We got over 10 inches between Thursday and Friday! And did I mention that the Mr. enjoyed using the… Continue Reading “Winter arrived!?!”

No Spend Year October Update

October was another month of working on our finances and we are also focusing on paying off those solar panels! A few things that we sprung for were eating out once during a day off together. That was nice!! Turns out you really enjoy… Continue Reading “No Spend Year October Update”

October Goals Update 2018

Adios October! And oh my goodness there are only 2 more months this year! However, I feel like we have made the most out of 2018! So, we are ready for November! 1. Expand the garden- ✅it happened! It has been cleaned out and… Continue Reading “October Goals Update 2018”