Just a few quick pictures as I'm supposed to be running off to work this morning. I hope you had a wonderful feast day!
Last week I cleaned out my sons clothes.Not just the regular seasonal clean-out, but THE clean out. All those things I was saving to be that intelligent, frugal mama are gone. I went from 5 totes and two piles of our recent out-growns to two and half totes of things I just couldn't see go... Continue Reading →
Been preparing for Michaelmas over the last few days. Put the finishing touches on the autumn trees and brought out the pinecone hedgehogs. Switched out our "Waldorf" picture. Made a Michaelmas Candle. I modged-podged cut out tissue paper on a glass pillar candle based on this transparency I love. I have seen other "dragon candles"... Continue Reading →
So for the heck of it I thought I'd try to keep up with our "Schoolish" home education. We're about to go into our first "break" or a catch up week. So far it's been very low key and just what we need - just a little structure, but not a lot of stress. We've... Continue Reading →
Just incase anyone didn't see this silliness on FB last night - too cute not to share around. (You'll have to click on the picture to read the dialogue).For those who don't get the reference: Happy Friday Everyone!
Michaelmas is just a few weeks away. It's become the kick off of a long celebratory season for me stretching from September through Epiphany. I've got a few more projects to do before our feast day, but they're all exciting none the less.I pulled out last years Michaelmas Knights and was immediately requested to make... Continue Reading →
Whenever the seasons start to change I always have a deep desire to revisit Jane Eyre. One day I'll have to write out all my thoughts about her and Mr. Rochester, and there is so much to love, but for now I've been enjoying my beautiful hardback copy of the story and the movies on... Continue Reading →
Last night we stepped out of our comfort zone, or at least I did, and opened up our home to some friends. Our house was filled with the smells of good food and the sounds of laughter.I'm so glad we did this and look forward to making it a more regular occurrence in our home.Now... Continue Reading →
One day a princess, fed up with dancing lessons, embroidery and marriage talk, decided that something had to change. She packed up her best crown and five handkerchiefs, followed a frogs instructions and volunteered to be a Dragon's princess.That just wasn't done. It wasn't proper.I was hooked."Dealing with Dragons" is one of those books that... Continue Reading →