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Sometimes Bug comes looking for something “manly”. When he asked if I could draw him a lizard, I was glad to oblige. After I drew it for him, (he was thrilled with it, btw šŸ™‚ it screamed “applique block”! So here, in some fun summer colors, and definitely “boy worthy”Read More →

Although snails might not be welcomed visitors in your garden, they are certainly a sign of summer! And, if they are not ravishing your tender young plants, they are cute as… well, cute as a bug's ear šŸ™‚ I know the wee ones are fascinated with snails, and the geek in me always marvels at the the mathematical formula, The Fibonacci sequence, that is visible in the spiral in aRead More →

Our pool came down this weekend… along with many leaves. Early for both. In many ways I have thoroughly enjoyed our summer… temps well below the norm, which suits me fine. But I’m afraid this unseasonably cooler summer has wreaked havoc on our gardens. We have never had a less bountiful garden. I hope ourRead More →

  Although the calendar may still say August… supposedly the hottest month of the year… the temperature says fall… and it’s been this way for the past week. Now, I’m a fall person, so I’m alright with this, but it does make me feel like I better get a moveRead More →

This week’s Unplugged Challenge theme was Trees. I had been wanting to try the Freezer Paper Stencil T-shirts for awhile now and leaves seemed like a fun inspiration for the design. We started by going on a leaf scavenger hunt. Each of the kids gathered 5 leaves with completely differentRead More →