Month: January 2015

a place to learn

The way we do learning is constantly evolving. As the children grow their needs change, and I change the environment to fit those needs. When my 2nd was crawling, I moved the bookcase to the girls’ room since she was constantly pulling all the books out, and pulling herself up to stand, and I was […] Read more…

needle and thread

While I am busy with the babies, you can most likely find my eldest quietly sewing in the living room, inventing new things with needle and thread in hand. She has sewn purses, clothing and accessories for her dolls, brooches, and even embellished t-shirts. I have also been doing some work with needle and thread, […] Read more…

wood burning

We’ve been experimenting with wood burning lately 🙂 Ohh the possibilities! Stay tuned inshaAllah… Read more…

pretty bowls

My eldest daughter loves craft kits, and we have been fortunate enough to get quite a few unopened kits from the second hand store for a few dollars a piece. With the new baby I have had my hands pretty full though, and my girl has been after me for some time to help her […] Read more…

a shirt for me

It’s been quite some time that I have done any sewing for myself. I was really in need of a shirt that was nursing friendly so I picked up some lightweight fabric on sale at the local fabric store, and cracked open my “Happy Homemade: Sew Chic” book that I had yet to put to […] Read more…

family brunch

Today we had blueberry pancakes for brunch courtesy of my eldest daughter. She loves making pancakes (I do the frying), and everyone in our family loves eating them. I really do look forward to the day that she can make pancakes on her own from start to finish. Perhaps then she will bring me breakfast […] Read more…