March 2015

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  THE RAINY DAY – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The day is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains, and the wind is never weary; The vine still clings to the moldering wall, But at every gust the dead leaves fall, And the day is dark and dreary. My life is cold,Read More →

Comments are now closed. Congratulations Sharon in the South! Please email me within three days to claim your prize. I’ve “Liked” The Magic Onions Submitted by Sharon in South… (not verified) on Sat, 03/28/2015 – 19:41 Although I would’ve said that I already HAD “liked” the FB page- I apparently had not-Read More →

Links to individual patterns can be found HERE. I am a fan of baby caps. Whether you live in a frigid climate or go in and out of overly zealous air conditioned buildings, those adorable, but often bald wee heads can chill an otherwise comfortable baby. And, on sunny days,Read More →

The Duck – Ogden Nash Behold the duck. It does not cluck.  A cluck it lacks.  It quacks.  It is specially fond Of a puddle or pond.  When it dines or sups,  It bottoms ups.   Here is our latest coloring page based on our Pond Duckie Applique.    The Pond DuckieRead More →

This morning I am sharing one of the projects from our Spring Bs Homeschool Companion unit, Bean Mosaic Artwork. Be sure to stop by tomorrow for an update on the new Simple Seasons Second Edition Homeschool Companion guides. WARNING: It has been brought to our attention that uncooked red kidney beansRead More →

We are continuing our weekly drawing class. We are using Mark Kistler’s book, You Can Draw in 30 Days. Instead of completing the book in 30 days, we plan to take 30 weeks, doing a new lesson each week and then spending time during the week practicing what we haveRead More →

INDIVIDUAL SOURCES FOUND IN THE POST HAPPY FIRST DAY OF SPRING! Come on, jump up, and start running around yelling “It’s Spring, It’s Spring, It’s Spring.” Extra points if you wave your hands over your head while doing it! Seriously… on the count of three EVERY one get up andRead More →

One of the projects in our Spring Bs homeschool unit is to make colorful coffee filter butterflies. Whether you are following are unit or not, your young crafters will enjoy playing with colors while dying the coffee filter butterfly wings. You can make just a couple of coffee filter butterfliesRead More →

We are continuing our weekly drawing class. We are using Mark Kistler’s book, You Can Draw in 30 Days. Instead of completing the book in 30 days, we plan to take 30 weeks, doing a new lesson each week and then spending time during the week practicing what we haveRead More →

We are blessed to live in an area that has a million… perhaps a wee bit of an exaggeration… lakes and ponds. Also, we live in an area that has 4 very distinct seasons. And, as if that wasn’t all good enough, our area has a great many parks andRead More →

FREE PATTERNS from Wee Folk Art Although there is a virtual cornucopia of free patterns on Wee Folk Art that would be perfect to make and tuck into baby’s Easter basket, we picked out a few of our favorites. Of course, these aren’t limited to just babies, but their size andRead More →

We are continuing our weekly drawing class. We are using Mark Kistler’s book, You Can Draw in 30 Days. Instead of completing the book in 30 days, we plan to take 30 weeks, doing a new lesson each week and then spending time during the week practicing what we haveRead More →

Handmade Items featured in this month’s banner :: Spring Bunnies Soft Bunny :: Sleeping Bunny :: Grey Rabbit :: Rabbit in Home :: Long Eared Bunny :: Little Felt Garden :: Needle Felted Pet Bunny :: Stuffed Bunny Rabbit :: Felt Bunny Doll Pattern At Wee Folk Art we believeRead More →

When I was a child, we lived just shy of a mile away from school. Children that lived farther than a mile took a bus, but we walked to and from school every day. Of course, in inclement weather our moms would drive us, but many families did not haveRead More →

FREE Knit Blanket Pattern Photo Source :: Purl Bee I’ve often thought of what it must be like to live in big city like New York. Being a Suburban Girl, whenever I do have such fantastical thoughts, I am reminded of the story of the Town Mouse and the CountryRead More →

There was a time, in classical education, when everyone was taught to draw and sing. The idea being anyone could learn the skills. Of course, there are those with natural talent, and not everyone will become a Da Vinci or Rembrandt, but everyone could learn the basics of drawing. There areRead More →

Photo Source :: Lucy’s Flickr Stream  There is a part of me, no matter how nonsensical it may be, that believes in fantasy, because in that corner of my brain there is no poverty or pestilence, there is no hatred or bigotry, there is no war or terrorism. At thisRead More →