National Maple Syrup day !

National Maple Syrup day !

Welcome to class this Tuesday ! And it's all about Maple syrup today ... Bell Ringer? How long before a maple tree produces syrup?forty yearsI  for a maple tree to grow before it is big enough to tap. On a good growing site, and if treated well, a maple tree can be tapped indefinitely.https://vermontmaple.org/how-maple-syrup-is-made Almost all of the maple syrup in the [...]

Saturday Craft time

Saturday  Craft time

So today's theme is birthday fun - Homemade birthday cards. From the Dollar store wooden ornaments: For a Dollar you can find cute ornaments and frames at the dollar store to color and give as party favors or gifts. Happy Birthday card and key ring The simple stamped card is the inspiration behind the key [...]

Weekend Quilter * Book Review

Weekend Quilter * Book Review

Happy Friday ! Need a gift that with keep on giving.... Read on Love to quilt but short on time? Take back your favorite hobby with weekend quilting! 26 step-by-step projects that can each be accomplished in a single weekendBoth traditional and modern projects are included, so you're sure to find something to your tasteLearn specialist shortcuts and [...]

Thanksgiving Crafts

Thanksgiving Crafts

What to do with the kids while waiting for food or during the game ? Craft time Coloring sheets : https://www.crayola.com/free-coloring-pages/print/give-thanks-placemat-coloring-page/ Crafts for the kids : My first one is made using empty paper rolls . They can be cut and used many ways from -napkin rings, table decorations or more with a few scrapbook [...]

Sew Cute Quilts and Gifts

Sew Cute Quilts and Gifts

Sew Cute Quilts and Gifts: 30 Lovely Bags, Quilts and Accessories to Stitch, Applique & Embroider Sew Cute Quilts and Bags is a colorful collection of quilts, bags and accessories from beloved designer Atsuko Matsuyama. Originally published in Japan, Sew Cute Quilts and Bags showcases the author’s inspiring use of color and retro design style. [...]

Home for the Holiday * India

Home for the Holiday * India

Today's holiday : Divali festival of lights held this year Oct 27th. My friend Ann introduced me to her family holiday from India and I shared one of hubby's favorite holiday that also celebrate light :. Light is an important element in many holidays and festivals throughout the world. It is the symbol of the divine [...]