“Soap on a rope” hanging scrubber!

Every year my kids go off to a Summer camp and packing the toiletries including the shower essentials are VERY important; inside their toilet/bathroom bags, they have their shampoo, tooth paste and brush, deodorants, hair brushes etc…but I didn’t have enough plastic soap holders/boxes to go around.  So after finding something on Pinterest and being inspired by this post, I…

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Nativity Scene ~ 2012

Each year our scene is set up slightly different (see 2011 here), we don’t set up our ‘stable/cave’ until Christmas eve, but have the scene unfolding around the area.  The children love to see the figures moving closer to the cave in anticipation that Christmas day is nearer.

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My Sewing / Art Room

Having a special room to sew is a real treat and since doing our house renovations about 4 years ago, I was fortunate enough to request a sewing room all to myself. Sewing is something I really enjoy ~ that is using a sewing machine and over-locker (not the knitting, crocheting or cross-stitching kind; although I will do…

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Book week….yay it’s all over!

For the past 4 plus weeks it has been “book week” in this house.  The idea of it is fantastic, however, when the whole primary school and EVERY grade get involved it’s more work for me to handle. Our theme was based on Ancient Rome.  Each class had to either do a cardboard project or…

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UNDERWEAR & SOCK HOLDERS

I came up with clever way to hang underwear and socks.  These are made with 2 wire coat-hangers, scoobies and pegs. When I hang my socks up, I match the pairs, and hang them together by the toes.  When they are dry I roll them into each other while still on the peg.  This way…

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