How to transform a kid into a superhero

My nephew’s birthday was last week, and we wanted to make something homemade as a gift. Chickpea rolled up her sleeves and helped me make her cousin a cape and mask from an old pillowcase. I found the idea here. Here’s what we did: Our supplies were an old pillowcase scissors ribbon fingerpaints needle and (read more…)

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Recycling unwanted t-shirts

Don’t you just love this green shopping bag? I do. Here’s the how-to tutorial. HT to Crystal who also, incidentally, is starting a series today on budgeting. Go check it out.

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Motherhood and simplicity

Being a mom is anything but easy. Late, long nights feeding a newborn, potty training a toddler, quizzing for tomorrow’s spelling test, and comforting a broken heart are just a few of a mom’s difficult tasks in shepherding our children. If we’re not careful, we can miss the priorities – and with them, the joys (read more…)

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10 things about me

1. I’m an American who lives overseas. Sorry, no can tell which country we’re in (security reasons). 2. I’ve got an awesome hubby and two adorable kiddos – 3 years old and 10 weeks old. Yep, I’ve got a newborn at the moment. 3. When I’m not nursing, studying language, wiping crayon off the wall, (read more…)

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