Month: February 2015

we knit

My eldest girl has really gotten me back into knitting recently. Earlier this year she knit a rectangle then sewed the edges together to make a little hat for her sister. More recently, we have been working on knitting scarves for ourselves, a first project for the new homeschooling knitting club we joined. We really […] Read more…

cabin fever

With all the extreme cold weather lately, with temperatures feeling like -36 C, brrr, we have been spending a lot of time at home. It’s sometimes challenging for my eldest to find games she can play with my toddler because of their big age gap. But lately they have been having fun making a library […] Read more…

nursing cover

I made a nursing cover for a friend. She is expecting her 5th child this Spring inshaAllah. So exciting! I love big families :), mashaAllah. Making the cover was super simple. All I needed were some D rings, and about 16″ of boning for the top edge of the nursing cover (which allows easier viewing […] Read more…

my library bag

I was in need of a new library bag. The one I purchased from the library was one of those recycled bottle tote bags that just don’t seem to be that durable and tend to break down with time. I knew I wanted my new bag to be able to withstand the weight of all […] Read more…

a pioneer’s winter

Big fluffly snow flakes falling in the sky, a warm fire burning, hot Three Sisters stew and tasty Bannock bread cooking, handmade creations in every corner, a lovely cozy log cabin home, and a rich history to soak in. Our family really enjoyed our homeschooling field trip to a local museum recently. It was so […] Read more…