When I have the January doledrums and despise everything in my closet, time to break out the bleach pen!There are tons of recipes out there for making your own bleach pen, but I would rather just pay 3.99$ for the relative control this pen gives me. The biggest problem with drawing on cloth with bleach… Continue reading Bleach Pen Goodness
We spent Christmas in New Orleans with my sister’s new baby. I adore New Orleans but spent most of the holiday holding the best baby in the universe or a slave to the needle. I am more than cool with that as I am going again for my birthday and making shit all day is… Continue reading Frantic Pre Christmas Sewing!
Rosebud adores the character of Madeline, created by Lugwig Bemelmans. Madeline is a Parisian school girl who is strong willed, high spirited and kind, all attributes shared by sweet Rosebud. She avidly consumes all things Madeline; books, movies, shows, toys. As she was learning to talk, a guaranteed way to get her to crack up was… Continue reading Madeline Birthday Party
We went to a Marvel v/s DC party this weekend. Yes, we are all NERDS but I really feel I get a gold star in parenting when I see the raw enthusiasm the kiddos have for dressing up in costumes!We have been a super team before (Halloween 2012), thanks to my sister’s insistence that we… Continue reading Marvel Team-up!
Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf education, states, “In the ninth year the child really experiences a complete transformation of its being, which indicates an important transformation of its soul-life and its bodily-physical experiences.” As with much of Steiner I find an intrinsic truth among the woo. At nine and a half Fox Boy is… Continue reading Magic Hair
Wash and dry hair Twist into cute buns secured with roughly 1ooo bobby pins Spray an entire can of glitter spray hoarded from Halloween on hair Jump into hot tub which ends up being cold but you still stay in for an hour Dance until hair first dries then gets wet again with sweat and… Continue reading Pro-tip: How to Get the Best Hair in the World
This year little Rosebud wanted a Princess and the Pea themed birthday. This took a lot of clever manipulation to coax her away from the Disney Princess Party she originally requested, to something I could happily live with that would still delight her. I can remember my own childhood preoccupation with princess too well to… Continue reading Princess and the Pea Birthday