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Category Archives: Craftery

V-Day

Kiddo crafts have been on a down-swing lately at our house.  Lots of birthdays and holidays keep us busy from November thru February and creative time with Ethan takes a backseat.  I figured V-day was a perfect occasion for something crafty.  Ethan asked me if we could make "sparkly glitter hearts" and off to google-search […]

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December Catch-up Part 2: Train Crazy

Nick and I spent several weeks before Ethan’s birthday deciding if we should do a low-key gathering somewhere outside the house (easy!) or do a train-themed party at our house with all the train bells and whistles (not-so-easy!).  It’s always a balancing game deciding between what is easy and low stress vs. investing time and thought into making your […]

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Pumpkins Part 2

Pumpkin carving requires quite a bit of detailed attention and quite a bit of time too!  So Nick and I waited for an opportunity to carve ours without the company of Ethan.  We usually watch a few of our favorite TiVo'd shows after Ethan goes to bed, so pumpkin carving was a fun change.  We could not remember […]

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Pumpkins Part 1

I knew Ethan was still a bit too young to do pumpkin carving this year, which is why we did our craft pumpkins.  But after our trip to the pumpkin patch, we decided to give it a try.  Ethan started out rather excited to make his spooky cat pumpkin.   Until he saw this… And this.  The […]

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Ghostly Seats

I found this idea for Halloween seatcovers online but now that I'm trying to look up the website to give credit, I can't find it!  Anyhow, someone online shared their great idea and I thought I'd give it a try. I bought 6 white pillowcases and washed and ironed them.  Michaels was out of black felt (OUT OF BLACK FELT […]

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