I got the bright idea that, to save money, I should crochet some cute animal figures for family, you know, otters, wolves, that type of thing. Fantastic. I found an amazing pattern. Even better. The problem? I don't know how to crochet. **facepalm** I'm not going to buy fancy supplies until I know I can … Continue reading Amigurumi – My Progression So Far
BEWARE: LOTS OF IMAGES First of all, here's the ADORABLE card my husband got me. I'm only showing the outside because the interior messages are private. He drew in Tundra's paws! SO cute. This year I received quite a few art supplies, and you KNOW I love art supplies, so we're going over them. First, … Continue reading Artsy Birthday Presents!
I saw this cute toy at Walmart, and I just couldn't resist. He walks and does little barks and whines and was all of $5, so of COURSE I got him for my husband! Tundra isn't entirely sure what to make of him and sniffed his tush but seemed confused. So cute! That's my ridiculous … Continue reading I Couldn’t Resist
A while back, I won a drawing for a free mystery item from author R. J. Blain. They were giving out copies of damaged, proof books, books with old covers, that type of thing. I was stoked, and then life distracted, and I forgot. R. J. Blain writes a variety of fiction, including under the … Continue reading R. J. Blain – Author Gift!
I'm going to preface that I don't sell soap. I make soap for my own entertainment and use. There are TONS of awesome soap makers out there, and one of my high school classmates makes soap now too. You can find her here. Anywho, there was a sale a loooong while back on scents and … Continue reading Making Melt and Pour Soap
I have a variety of plants in my closet right now. Most of them are seedlings, but a few are larger potted plants such as my sequoia, my coffee, or my tea plants. I have the grow light high enough that they can get light, but it was making my seedlings kinda leggy. So I … Continue reading A Second Grow Light!
My husband has a driving wheel with pedals and shifter to play his racing games, but there's always issues on where to mount it, making space, moving it around. He has wanted a collapsible driving chair for years. This year he shared one with me, and it wasn't that expensive. Take a look: So his … Continue reading A Driving Chair for Sim Racing
These are a gift for my sister-in-law, but I'm hoping she's opened her present by now so it won't be a spoiler. I'm not a Harry Potter fan, but she is, and when I found official Harry Potter brand, cotton fat quarters, you'd better believe I snatched them up! And I made masks: Hopefully they … Continue reading Harry Potter Masks!
Ya'll, I got THE most ridiculous hat for Christmas, and I'm loving it. Last year, I lost my winter hat at some point while working in the field. My brother had gifted it to me, and I loved it, so I was bummed. I tried buying another hat from the same company, but their hat … Continue reading This Hat Though
I decided I wanted to give my father-in-law soap for his birthday. Is this a spoiler? He doesn't read my blog, so it's probably okay. Anywho, time to drag out the supplies! I had some new colors and scents arrive earlier this week that I had been waiting for, so it was time to play … Continue reading Mint and Sage Soap!