Class · Renée · Sewing

Floral Zipper Pouch with Matching Reversible Tote

It is official.  I am obsessed with making bags.  With sewing my addiction is bags and with crochet my addiction seems to be blankets and amigurumi.  I love my new matching tote and pouch set.  It took me about 2 days to make both.  I can turn the bag inside out depending on my mood.… Continue reading Floral Zipper Pouch with Matching Reversible Tote

Class · Sewing

First Attempt at a Tote Bag

I enjoy taking many of the classes that are offered online at Craftsy.  The offer a variety of classes on: cooking, cake & cookie decorating, paper crafts, sewing, quilting, knitting & crochet, photography, drawing and design.  Craftsy offers both free and paid classes.  I usually go for the yarn, photography/design or baking classes but decided… Continue reading First Attempt at a Tote Bag

Aidan · Apple Butter Festival · Emerson · Family · Madison · Renée · Ronald

Apple Butter Festival Annual Photos 2014

Here is our family photo at the 2014 Apple Butter Festival.  We try to take it in the same spot every year.  Kids try candle making: They have the best kettle corn ever.  I tried kettle corn in the past and didn’t care for it.  I tried it this year at the Apple Butter Festival… Continue reading Apple Butter Festival Annual Photos 2014

Aidan · Emerson · Family · Renée · Ronald · Zoo

Brookfield Zoo….With Madison!

Today was a crazy, long adventure with the kids to Chicago.  We left around Midnight and got back at Midnight the next day. We took the Megabus from home to Chicago, and from there the train to the Brookfield Zoo.    The zoo was a short walk away from the train stop.  The train stop by… Continue reading Brookfield Zoo….With Madison!