Entries from July 30th, 2010

Attempting a summer nature table

July 30th, 2010 · No Comments · crafty

I’ve been experimenting on and off with creating seasonal displays over the past year. This is my attempt at a summer nature table: a handful of shells, some stones that V collected, the beautiful picture book Summer, by Gerda Muller, and an empty vase which I hope to fill with some wildflowers soon. A nature [...]

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Dollhouse squatters ISO futons

July 26th, 2010 · No Comments · crafty

Our hand-me-down dollhouse has been without furniture for a while. No place to sleep, no place to sit or eat dinner. Yes, they live like squatters. My husband likes to remind me that I gave away the furniture set that came with the dollhouse in a fit of decluttering. So I decided to make some [...]

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A week in pictures and no-cook play dough

July 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · crafty, fun with kids

We are pet-sitting for two weeks! This little cutie is our neighbor’s rabbit, and as harmless as he looks, he’s already chewed through a baby monitor cable and an iPod USB cable. My friend L came to visit for brunch. “Painting” the sidewalk with water, a derivative of an idea from the book Games to [...]

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A berry good weekend

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments · family and friends, fun with kids, nature

V has been enjoying some green smoothies lately. She likes to drink them out of bubble tea straws, which are much wider. On Saturday, we went to a berry farm and picked black raspberries and blueberries. Now, when we eat raspberries, she say “I pick em…in the farm!” The farm had pony swings. Having a [...]

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Back in the game with kool-aid playsilks

July 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · crafty

Things are settling down a bit here. I’ve managed to set aside three nights to work on V’s play silks, a project that has been on my to-do list for months. Play silks are simply pieces of silk fabrics, usually square or rectangular, that are dyed in various colors. They are extremely versatile for imaginative [...]

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