Fun

Green Kid Crafts

Guest post by Kimberly Swedberg A couple of years ago, I received a coupon for a free box from Green Kid Crafts. I reviewed the website and liked what I saw so I ordered a box. When it arrived my kids tore through it trying to decide who would do what activity. And every craft/activity…

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Fun…It must come with a wig!

There is this super group of young couples at our church (of which we are several years older than and in a different stage of life from) that we somehow ended up at dinner with on a church outing last fall.  Because of our work and volunteer commitments and the commitments of our kids, we…

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Quilting

Why do you quilt? How do you find the time? I hear these questions often, and lacking a great answer, I usually respond with something like, “Quilting just feeds something in my make-up that no other activity seems to satisfy.” But what is that exactly? Lately I’ve been pondering that question a lot and trying…

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Why Should You Craft? Because It Is Cheaper Than Therapy

Okay, I’ll admit it: I’m a craft-hater. As someone who has very little ability to make something look better than your average third grader, it’s simply a reminder of my extreme non-talent. Who wants to be reminded of that? I was a member of MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) for several years. The agenda for the…

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I Wonder…

I just had a thought this morning after quickly evaluating my work on the painting I am working on in my Beginner Acrylic (I cannot emphasize BEGINNER enough) class. Today was just an off day in art class. My first, however, I have only been taking art since mid-August. I am painting from an up-close…

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Block by Block

My background does not include art (as in painting, drawing, etc.) at all. I grew up in the time where art was not a once a week class at school as it has been for my girls. Therefore, I was “too scared” to take art in jr high and high school when I thought that…

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