A CALL INTO CHILDREN'S MINISTRY I'm not sure if I've mentioned it on here yet, but in September I will be starting my Masters in Children's Ministry. I've been running the Children's programs at our church for about a year and truly feel that I have found my calling. Recently we decided to renovate/redecorate some… Continue reading Children’s Ministry Decorating Challenge.
WHERE HAVE I BEEN? You may have noticed that I've been a bit neglectful when it comes to posting regularly. Well, as the title says, sometimes life gets crazy! I work part-time/seasonally for a wonderful local accountant. Most of my work comes during tax season, which has just ended. Well, mostly anyway. This year was… Continue reading Sometimes life gets a bit crazy!
It was love at first make when I first sewed up Apple Tree Sewings Bunny Hug Hoodie. Since then I have made two for Mr. T and L'il Miss. Mr. Moo has three. Apple Tree has many other wonderful patterns as well, a few of which I have tried and love. I have made the Grow… Continue reading Apple Tree Sewing Patterns Review
Recently my husband and I decided that I should make our daughter a Pinkie Pie stuffy for Easter. The one we were planning to buy for her was sold out. This decision led to a trip to Fabricville to buy the materials needed... Sewing Clothes: Some really nice French Terry that was on buy 1 meter… Continue reading When you love to sew…
Has your homeschool day ever not gone as planned? That's how a lot of our days are lately. We always have the best intentions but sometimes it's just not worth the fight or stress. This has left our school days kind of low-key lately. We've found some more William Joyce books at the library so… Continue reading Sometimes, we just play in mud!
Have you ever attempted French Macarons? Or tried one? They are ridiculously delicious! This is another one of the desserts I learned to make from one of the Craftsy courses. My husband absolutely loves them. So today I decided to whip up a batch and surprise him. Of course, I had some help! First, Lil… Continue reading French Macarons
Have you ever tried making Naan Bread? There's a great recipe on All Recipes. I've made it multiple times now and have even used it as a pizza crust. You start by proofing yeast. Next, you mix in the dry ingredients and knead. Then allow it to rise until double in size. This takes about… Continue reading Naan Bread Turned Pizza!
Sometimes I get ambitious and make homemade doughnuts. These particular doughnuts I learned how to make from a class I took on Craftsy. Check out their selection of baking classes here: Online Baking Classes. I have completed Simple to Sensational Doughnuts (where I learned to make the doughnuts I'm writing about now), Miniature French Desserts, and… Continue reading Homemade Doughnuts
Since this is a new blog and I haven't been posting much elsewhere on what I've been cooking, I thought I would share a few things here. We recently had Hubby's birthday supper. He requested sushi, so I complied. I made a dragon roll, our version of Sushi Fang's Tasty Roll, and a spicy California… Continue reading A Few Things I’ve Been Cooking
Have you read any of William Joyce's books with your kids? Another homeschooling mama, My Little Poppies, recently posted on her Instagram about some of his books. We found a few at our local library and they have quickly become favorites. The stories are creative and silly and the illustrations are eye-catching and sometimes goofy.… Continue reading William Joyce, a new favorite!