PROMISE OF THE RAINBOW

PROMISE OF THE RAINBOW

My children come to me each day and hand me a rainbow. They beckon me to come. The path has been paved, they know the way. We can choose to go. The chasm of popular culture, the badlands of everything-at-our-fingertips right here and right now, is there as well, every...
ODE TO PARENTHOOD

ODE TO PARENTHOOD

Lately I have been feeling like a marathon runner.  With three children under the age of 7, life is full!  Very happily full, but full nonetheless. Much of my day is spent preparing meals, cleaning up messes, doing dishes and laundry, along with sprinklings of damage...
GRASSHOPPER SMOOTHIE

GRASSHOPPER SMOOTHIE

Ha, got your attention! I make some version of this smoothie a couple of times a week for my girls and me.  We love it because it is packed with superfoods and greens!  Ok, grasshoppers aren’t one of the ingredients, but we like to pretend that they are...
CROWN OF SANTA LUCIA

CROWN OF SANTA LUCIA

Through the brightness of Saint Lucia, light and hope are celebrated on Santa Lucia Day. This holiday marks the longest night of the year, as well the beginning of the Christmas season in Sweden and many other countries.  Light, on this long dark night, is celebrated....

LANTERN SPINNING

This year for our home school lantern walk, we made paper mache lanterns.  We blew up balloons, then covered them with colored tissue and crepe paper, which had been dipped in a water and glue mixture.  After they were dry we punched two holes in them and strung them...
HANDMADE TYPOGRAPHY

HANDMADE TYPOGRAPHY

I recently worked on a project for a friend’s website where I created a bunch of handmade letters. His logo had a collaged look before, but he wanted a more funky hand-made update. This was one of the most fun projects I have ever worked on.  Each letter became...

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