Household Items

Turn around and they go from playing with building blocks to building with power tools! Where does the time go? For a while now Bug has been asking Tim (Othy to the wee ones) to teach him about woodworking. For many months our house was in complete disarray as weRead More →

On March 26, I got an email from Tim with just the words “SAVE THE DATE – Saturday, April 12” with no other explanations. When asked about it, he’d give me no answers. “Fine”, I said, “but can our Facebook readers ask questions?” He said, “Sure, as long as theyRead More →

Continuing with our Out of the Block Series, we are sharing ways in which our Applique Blocks can be used in non-traditional ways. This month, we took our Kite Applique Block and turned it into a wooden kite with a peg suitable for hanging “stuff” 🙂 Of course, if you just want to use them for decoration, simply leave the pegRead More →

I was hoping to get more “words” done today, but alas, I didn’t. Tim cut out and sanded a stack of blocks for me… enough to write a novel if I’m so inclined 🙂 I did get a chance to write up the instructions. They are very easy to makeRead More →

NOTE: For more photos of Wooden Christmas Blocks, check HERE! If you can cut a piece of 2×4, you can make this project. BTW… even if YOU can’t cut a 2×4, many lumber yards are willing to do it for you for a nominal fee. Use your imagination to share greetings and messagesRead More →

I have got about 3 minutes before my house is invaded by the grandbabies for our weekly bagels and corned beef. BUT, I just finished these blocks and I LOVE them. I plan to fill my house with “words” this Christmas. Besides the normal MERRY CHRISTMAS, PEACE and JOY, IRead More →