Chit Chat

High Five for Friday

Happy Friday! Each week I share Five moments, big or small, that are making me happy. 1. First hair cut! 2. New BFF from the Handmade Market (made by Cute Fluffin Stitch) 3. Sunshine 4. Library haul 5. Galentine Sale at Lady Katie Stitchery! Buy 2 (or more!) needle minders & get 20% off your… Continue reading High Five for Friday

Craft Chat

Blowing Kisses Valentine + More (No Mess!) Handprint Valentines

I think one of the major reasons I wanted to be a teacher/librarian is the seasonal crafts (I’m dead serious); turns out there’s a lot more to the job than that, ha! But even after my librarian days but pre-motherhood, I couldn’t resist decorating for seasons and holidays, especially valentines. Now that Amelia is here,… Continue reading Blowing Kisses Valentine + More (No Mess!) Handprint Valentines

Craft Chat

WIP Wednesday

Another weekly check-in on my works in progress! Winter Carriage Ride Cross Stitch The second part of the Frosted Pumpkins’ winter-themed pattern was released so I started stitching over the weekend. This pattern only has two parts, which is a relief; three SALs are too many for me! After this one is completed, I’ll have… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

Lady Katie Stitchery

Galentine Sale!

Galentine’s Day is in one week! Starting TODAY, Lady Katie Stitchery is having a sale: Treat yourself and your best gal pal to a new needle minder and get 20% off your entire order! NO code required, but you must purchase at least 2 needle minders. Here’s a peek at some adorable new needle minders… Continue reading Galentine Sale!

Chit Chat

Weekend Adventures

I’m working on my January reading post, so no Book Chat post today, but I’m still reading every day! Instead, a quick peel at life these days! Weekend adventures look a lot different these days with a baby in tow, but now that Amelia is weaned and only taking one nap a day, we’re not quite… Continue reading Weekend Adventures

Chit Chat

High Five for Friday

Happy Friday! Every week I share Five moments, big and small, that are making me happy! 1. January reading 2. Favorite winter snack: pomegranate seeds + Greek yogurt 3. Valentines! 4. When in doubt, go to the library (AKA when baby is cranky and it’s too cold to play outside) 5. New binge listen: Up… Continue reading High Five for Friday

Chit Chat

What’s Giving Me Life Right Now

Tomorrow marks the halfway point of the winter season, and I’m joining Modern Mrs. Darcy for the third year to share a list of things that are keeping me sane. I love what she has to say: This is a tough time of year for a lot of us. The days are short, and relentlessly dreary.… Continue reading What’s Giving Me Life Right Now