Monthly Archives: October 2012

Super Chef – Cooking dinner and fighting crime!

I was so excited about how M’s duck apron went that I decided to make some more.  After all they are super easy to make. And its so much more fun to cook when you have the proper attire! And … Continue reading

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For the budding chef….

Since I made the duck apron I couldn’t resist making the matching Chef’s hat. And N was happy to be a model for me. I am thrilled with how it turned out. The tutorial is another from ikat bag (love … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchalada Soup

One of my favorite lunch spots is Botanas. Its a Mexican restaurant in the center of the Latin quarter in Milwaukee. One of my favorite parts of eating there is the Enchilada soup. It is soooooo yummy! So I decided … Continue reading

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This Apron is Just Ducky!!!

I really love to cook and now both kids love to help. So I thought it would be fun for the kids to have their own apron to wear when they help me in the kitchen. I also thought it … Continue reading

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Quilt Blocks with a Magnetic Personality

Both kiddos are always very curious about quilting and want to help me when I am sewing. So I though it would be great to make something that they could use to make their own quilt. When I saw the … Continue reading

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The Perfect Toddler Gift – Elmo Backpack

This one was not my idea. If you remember my Never Say Never – Bags post, then you know that bags aren’t exactly my thing. It started at N’s birthday.  (insert flashback music here)…. N got a Batman back pack … Continue reading

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Let the Christmas Count Down BEGIN!

Now hear me out! I am not one who want Christmas decorations, songs, commercials or whatever to start before Thanksgiving let alone before Halloween. But when it comes to Christmas presents its NEVER to early. Especially if you are going … Continue reading

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Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere (oh and spooky food too)!

This year was our 18th annual pumpkin carving party. (Let’s not think about how old that makes me. Em-kay?) I think it was also our best ever pumpkin carving party. Spooky food, laughing kids, good friends and pumpkin guts! I … Continue reading

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Bats in the Craft Room

EEEEeeek! There’s bats in the belfry craft room!!! I cut up some egg cartons, covered the table in newspaper, gave the kiddos a brush and some black paint and let the crafting begin!! This was M’s first craft session with … Continue reading

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Spooka-crafta-lightful!

I love Halloween. I love crafting. So what could be better than combining the two? No, really, that wasn’t rhetorical. Yep, making Halloween decorations with N!!! That kid LOVES to craft. And we had some really fun ones we did … Continue reading

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