When living in a small home, how am I able to make space for much of anything?? The apartment we lived in before was slightly larger than where we live now (and was a one bedroom apt, while we are now in a smaller place with two bedrooms). We could not fit our large wooden…… Continue reading I’m so Spaced Out!
One of the co-ops we are a part of took a field trip last month on a hot day down to Sandy Hook, NJ to learn about the native Lenape tribe who once lived in that area and what their ways of life entailed. Our guide gave us a history lesson, showed some items as…… Continue reading Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore
Queen of Katwe; 2016 (w/ Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o) 4 stars A young girl growing up in the slums of Uganda sees the harshness of life around her. Her mother worries for the future of each of her children. Phiona is smelly and poor, but she has an eye for remembering moves and…… Continue reading Movie Suggestion Post 117
I have been wanting to make a leaf quilt for a year. I had started to make leaf blocks back then, but they did not come out right, so I canceled working on it further. I got a pattern and fabric from Connecting Threads that made it work really beautifully. I am selling this quilt…… Continue reading Autumn Leaf Quilt
Everyone has a heavy heart these days. With all the unrest of violence in the cities we hear about every single month, and possibly every single day for some, it is hard to feel a sense of peace or even find a moment where joy can take over. Osheta Moore has a really wonderful podcast…… Continue reading Shalom Sistas – A Book to Make You Laugh and Cry
On our way home from VA, We made a stop in Gettysburg, PA. I had never been there before, though always heard various stories about its Civil War history. I know of soldier accounts and the large battle that took place. What I never heard, were accounts from those who were northern civilians who had…… Continue reading Shriver House in Gettysburg, PA
The Luray Caverns was discovered in the 1800s in Luray, VA. This place was the biggest plan we had on our vacation because it not only has the incredible caverns, but also a Car museum, toy museum, gem mining and historical museum, and a garden maze. We made sure to explore all of those things. …… Continue reading Luray Caverns and Museums in Luray, VA