Tag Archives: Crafts

Aug
19
2014
As you may (or may not) know, I am in a book club.  We meet once per month to discuss that month's book.  To be honest, it's mostly wine drinking and chatting with a little bit of book discussion thrown in.  Most of the time we meet at local resta
Aug
22
2012
Every year at at the start of school, I start the battle to keep the kids' school stuff organized. It seems that every day I get emails home about important dates, or papers home with important information needed at a later date (usually a couple wee
Aug
6
2012
A few months ago I was contacted by a friend's husband. He wanted to know if I could make a pair of earrings for her. I, of course, said yes.  How hard can a pair of earrings be?  More difficult than I imagined! He wanted the earrings to look li
Jul
17
2012
It's hot in Chicagoland. Heat index above 100F with fairly high humidity.  The Weather Channel keeps sending out advisories to keep children indoors to reduce risk of heat stroke. After driving to the grocery store today (in the Jeep, with the top o