Chit Chat

High Five for Friday!

High Five for Friday… and happy Halloween! I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact!  I love the idea of focusing on five little things that made me happy… definitely a fun way to recap the week and stay grateful. 1 – Pumpkin Fest. Pumpkins galore at the Pumpkin Fest in downtown… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

Craft Chat

Fair Isle Sew-Along: Week One

I’m super excited to join in on Freshly Pieced‘s Fair Isle Sew-Along! I love the pattern but it’s a bit intimidating and bigger than what I usually make… which is why I jumped at the chance to make it along with lots of others for tips and motivation.  Each week will tackle one row of… Continue reading Fair Isle Sew-Along: Week One

Craft Chat

Easy Halloween Craft Roundup

It’s Halloween Week!  Here are a couple Halloweeny crafts from the past couple years… all super quick & easy! … Cursive Skeletons I found this idea in an old Mailbox magazine from my teaching days, and it stuck in my head. These guys didn’t make the move but I’m sure I’ll be revisiting the idea… Continue reading Easy Halloween Craft Roundup

Book Chat

The Lost Reading Logs: March-May 2011

Another Lost Reading Log today… the cats are taking a day off! I’ve been keeping a Reading Log since late 2008.  And when I started trying to organize all those Reading Logs in the blog archives, I realized I was pretty inconsistent about sharing them.  There are entire months unpublished, although (I promise!) I was… Continue reading The Lost Reading Logs: March-May 2011

Book Chat

Short Lists: Want to Read vs. Should Read

You know what I miss? Book chat! So here are a couple short lists. There are a lot of books out there, and never enough time to read them all. Right now I want to read:  Lena Dunham’s new book. I always like a controversial feminist, and after reading a few of Lena Dunham’s pieces… Continue reading Short Lists: Want to Read vs. Should Read