Category Archives: Not Crafty

Random acts of infrequent craftiness.

Lessons from the Third Grade

Parenthood has a way of bringing back the awkwardness and painful memories of childhood in new and surprising ways. This week it came in the form of the World Market, a third grade social science unit where the kids study … Continue reading

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Why I Love the Pancake Pen

Note: This is NOT a paid endorsement. Once in a blue moon, I actually find a kitchen product I like. What are the odds? We got a Christmas present from one of my husband’s coworkers. I had never heard of … Continue reading

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Pretty Shiny Things

I like jewelry. This fact about me is ironic because I don’t wear that much jewelry. But I like it — I like looking at it and I like the way it looks. About a year ago, I took a … Continue reading

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I Love Squash

I love squash. I love autumn. I love pumpkins. I love leaves changing colors. I also love making my own cards. They are so easy to make. These will be Christmas presents. I’m into the idea of homemade Christmas. Less stuff. … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart, Eat Your Heart Out

I’m not a naturally crafty person. Yet when I was checking out magazines while waiting at my kids’ doctor’s office, I found this very simple craft idea in Family Fun and got that old urge to try to make something. The … Continue reading

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