Advent Calendar Project: Birds and Hearts

Christmas has come and gone, but I am still making more ornaments for my Advent Calendar Project. After warming up … More Advent Calendar Project: Birds and Hearts

Finishing the Frost Slippers, or You Can’t Complete Projects You’ve Forgotten About

Last week, a reader asked if I had finished making my Frost Slippers yet. I was embarrassed to admit I … More Finishing the Frost Slippers, or You Can’t Complete Projects You’ve Forgotten About

Everything Is A Cat Toy, Christmas Edition

December 1: The family starts talking about this year’s Christmas tree. Usually, the decision to be made is whether to get a real tree or put up the fake one. This year, the question was whether or not to put one up at all. This summer, two kittens joined our household. Lena and Cosmo are now eight months old, but they are still feisty. As my husband has observed, everything is a cat toy.

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Advent Calendar Project: My Trick for Getting Started

While I’ve been thinking about making an Advent calendar for years, it’s taken a lot for me to actually start on it. My vision of what it will look like when it’s done is rather intimidating. Making a board of inspirational images definitely helped, but the other trick that really worked was starting with something simple.

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