Craft Chat

Crazy Quilt Beginnings

Exciting things are starting to happen around here, but everything’s up in the air so I don’t feel like I can say anything about it yet… with all this nervous energy, I needed another project to focus on and calm my nerves. Crazy Shortcut Quilts, by Marguerita McManus and Sarah Raffuse, was one of the… Continue reading Crazy Quilt Beginnings

Craft Chat

Embracing Failure

Sometimes I am too afraid to attempt something new for fear I’ll mess it up.  And sometimes I mess up something I’ve done a thousand times before.  In these first few weeks of 2012, I’m trying to care less about perfection and care more about the joy of the process. Remember this scarf I started… Continue reading Embracing Failure

Chit Chat

New Year, New Planner

Buying a new planner is one of my favorite parts of the new year! At the end of every year, I like to take the time to read through the past year’s planner, noting all those little details that I’d forgotten already: doctor appointments, movies, dinners with friends, parties, school events… all those little events… Continue reading New Year, New Planner

Book Chat

Reading Log: December 2011

I’m still playing catch-up around here, but I didn’t want to leave out my December Reading Log.  There have been so many distracting things going on during the month of December that my reading definitely slowed down as a result.  You could say the same of the entire year of 2011!  I got to catch… Continue reading Reading Log: December 2011