Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Mother’s Day Mermaid

An early Mother’s Day gift for my mom…You can find mermaids painted in all different styles all around Norfolk, similar to the painted cows found throughout Chicago. A local store called The Mermaid Factory makes blank, smaller versions of the … Continue reading

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A Great Camp Out

Some pics from Ben’s Cub Scout camp out this past weekend. He had a great time! Here’s breakfast on the dock Sunday morning… Evening skits around the campfire (they’re performing a dinosaur song here)… Getting ready for the first hike … Continue reading

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Our Newest Wall Hanging

This weekend I finally made a shadow box for the 1/2 marathon Alek ran back in March. Alek saw it and immediately said I should run it with him next here. That was nice of him to suggest, but no … Continue reading

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Spring Campout

Off to go camping with Cub Scouts…

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Sewing for Spring

I finished two new sundresses for Amelia on Friday, so let’s hear it for warm weather! Finally! Always a dance, always a song…

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What Only You Notice

Notice anything particularly remarkable here? How about here?Or here? Probably not, but that’s okay; I do. Last Friday I spent a few hours repainting a bunch of our trim and baseboards. They were really dingy and banged up, so it … Continue reading

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Pink Patent Leather

Amelia especially enjoyed our matching shoe choice for Easter Sunday. I did too…

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