Five on Friday
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Five on Friday

   Just a few random things that I’m thinking about today (and a random picture of C2’s Dino watching him eat breakfast this morning). A couple of years ago, Stacey came up with the great idea of the Crackerjack pattern!  I started one that year, but failed to complete it…truth be told, I didn’t make … Continue reading



Art Class

Last year, when shopping for my sketch book for Lisa Congdon’s Creativebug class, I bought Cameron one, too.  He was with me and I thought it would be fun for him to have a place to draw.  Little did I know that he would want to take the class with me after seeing me doing … Continue reading


Playdough Perils*

I volunteered to make Playdough for C2’s school this week.  They have parents take turns making it, and they provide the recipe.  All I had to do was make it.  So, I started to make it last night.  I began mixing the dry ingredients and discovered I didn’t have any cream of tartar.  I know … Continue reading

Food / Kids

Go Pick Some Fruit!

We go strawberry picking every year at Froberg’s Farm.  If you are in the Houston area, I highly recommend it, and if you aren’t, you should find a place to go pick strawberries (or other fruits).  I’ve had good luck in the past finding pick your own places through  There are lots of reasons you should … Continue reading