Glass Block Nativity

With a few supplies you can create a last minute, inexpensive gift or decoration that will help you celebrate the meaning of Christmas. It will bring a sparkle to your eyes and brighten up a shelf or table. Imagine this…

Embossed Velvet Scarf

Though I’ve been super busy grading essays and planning lessons, I’ve found a little time this year to make some Christmas presents.  This project is one I’ve wanted to try for a long time (I think I saw this on…

Fabric Box

  I’ve always loved the look of fabric boxes and bowls, but have never made one–until now. Now I am hooked. Officially. This was so fun to make! I made this for a friend as a Christmas gift. The color…

Little Kitchen Helper’s Apron

Do you have a kitchen helper? Time to stitch up a very easy apron to brighten up a child’s day for their play kitchen or in your kitchen helping you bake up a storm this holiday season. The apron makes…

Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

I recently made these potatoes for 100 people. Yes, you read that right. 100. I whipped them up the day before the event and popped them in the oven to warm up and melt some gooey cheese on top. Mmm.…

Cozy Fringed Flannel Scarf

With cooler weather finally here, it’s time to break out the scarves. Or, time to make a new one–in trendy plaids. This project is so easy, you’ll want to make a couple for Christmas gifts. Who wouldn’t want a cozy,…

Fall Wreath

Fall is sweater and boot weather, a relief from the heat of summer–that’s the North Dakota girl in me. In real time, the Ohio girl has 77 degree November weather and most people are still wearing t-shirts and flip flops.…

Apple Crisp

I heard someone at the grocery store complaining about fall flavors and how they get tired of it. We are less than a month into fall and I am definitely NOT tired of it. I’m pretty sure I will not…

Fall Soup

One of the great things about fall is the crisp air and the bright colors of the turning leaves.  Another thing I like is the change in menus.  Though it’s too hot in summer around here for soup, autumn is…

You Can Do This!

Did you know that September is National Sewing Month? I did not–and I am an avid sewer. I didn’t get any small projects done this month but I did finish this quilt top. And, no, I didn’t start it this…

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