Category Archives: Projects

PERPETUAL CALENDAR

New year, new calendar! What fun my daughter had creating this perpetual calendar.  This finished calendar now hangs on the wall in our homeschool room. Here’s how to make your own.First draw 5 different sized circles on large paper by … Continue reading

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QUINOA RICE CRACKERS

This recipe came from an attempt to copy a favorite cracker that we buy a lot called “Mary’s Gone Crackers”. These crackers have no flour, and only a few simple ingredients, including two super foods, quinoa and chia seeds. Wonderful … Continue reading

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THE PIÑON PILGRIMAGE

One September, when my first born was just a baby, we started noticing masses of cars parked on our roadside.  Alongside the cars were people crouched under trees with buckets in hands.  They seemed to be doing something very important, … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE A FELT STRAWBERRY, WITH PDF PRINTABLE PATTERN

As promised, I will be posting my felt food tutorials, with printable PDF patterns. I thought we would start with the cutest felt strawberry! For strawberry you will need: red and green felt red, yellow and green embroidery thread embroidery … Continue reading

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HEART PATCHES

Anyone have some holey jeans that need some love? Here are some love patches to solve your woes. Simply cut out some hearts, add some sweet sweet stitches, and a little bit of love.  Now patch up those brokenhearted jeans … Continue reading

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DIY WATERCOLOR PAPER LANTERN, WITH PATTERN

These watercolor paper lanterns are easy and fun to make.  Children will love to watch the light dance and glow as they carry them through the dark night. First start with 2 sheets of watercolor paper, 11″ x 14″ in … Continue reading

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FELT FOOD

Fried eggs anyone? Or maybe a fresh fruit platter? For my four year old daughter’s birthday last week, I made her some felt food to add to her play kitchen.  You would be impressed by the meals she cooks up … Continue reading

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HAPPY DAD’S DAY

Just thought we would share a few ideas for Fathers Day gifts. Love on paper Take You Ridin in My Car massage shirt Happy Father’s Day to all of the wonderful daddies out there.  How we love you so!   … Continue reading

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HOW TO WET FELT A PIECE OF FABRIC

For valentines day we decided to make felt heart garlands. First we needed to make a piece of felt. This is one of the finished pieces we made. It is about 1/2″ thick. To begin, you will need a selection … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE A FELT MUSHROOM HOUSE

This is the finished mushroom house, which my girls got for Christmas this year. First, you will need a concrete tube.  Cut the tube to be about 8″ high with a hacksaw.  Then, draw the doorway and windows.  Use a … Continue reading

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