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Hey everyone, Time again for me to move... my blog, that is. You can always find me at Hope to see you over there! Best wishes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2013 at CraftyEngineer
Happy Valentine's Day! We joined in the mustache craze for valentine's day. I found some great printables that made life just a tad bit easier. My 5th grader was having issues saying "would you be my valentine?" this year since... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at CraftyEngineer
Last night was my neighborhood's annual ornament exchange. It's white elephant-ish without the tacky aspect. As I'm sure I've mentioned before, I make my ornament. And true to form, I wait until the LAST possible minute. The boys got out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
Two teachers at my boy's school are getting married (to each other!) this Saturday. I just found out yesterday that there is a faculty shower for them today. No, I'm not faculty but I feel like I live there. I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
And here we are... our final day of Teacher Time 2012! TGIF, too! And 2 weeks of school under our belt in my house. (Of course, the routine isn't sticking quite yet but we're working on it!) I'd like to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
HELLO! Day 5 of Teacher Time is here! First, my girl, Jennie has BIG NEWS TODAY! She's the guest designer for Paper Smooches this month. HOW COOL IS THAT? Way to go, Jennie! In honor of her news, our theme... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
Happy Labor Day to all my USA friends & family! Happy last day of summer for so many of my mom friends and teachers! We are a week into school, as you know. And I'm hoping that our schedule firms... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
Today's theme for Teacher Time is a pack of thank you cards. Who doesn't like thank you cards? Oh, my boy's don't like to write them. We are still (STILL!) working on that. Anyway, it's day 3 of Teacher Time,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
Back again for another installment of Teacher Time... you know stuff for Teachers! :) Today's theme - CANDY. Well, originally when Jennie and I were planning this, our theme was supposed to incorporate the Target $ spot somehow. I kid... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
Hey! I bought that same container in black from Target the other day for a project I did in the teacher's lounge at school! TOO FUNNY! Love this and those cards are super cute!
Toggle Commented Aug 29, 2012 on teacher time - day two! at simply caffeinated
It's the first day of school again. My boys think the fact that Phineas & Ferb get 104 days and that we don't is pretty unfair. Usually, I'm ready for them to go back by this time of the summer... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
Three weeks ago, in fact. My boys swim on the neighborhood swim team from May 1 to July 1-ish with some 350 other kids. It is an awesome experience and while they are not the best in this sport, they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
Always. Love this Get Outta Town set from Paper Smooches. I made two quick tags with this set. I had two of these Margarita Mix kits that I wanted to give to my son's teachers at the end of school.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
Cancer, that is. My dear, dear friend was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The good news... she's a fighter and she's REALLY, REALLY strong. I have always admired her for her strength and determination. This paper smooches stamp set is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
How is it that July is more than half over? Summer is supposed to be my stamping season. Ha. My oldest son's friend asked me to send her mail while she was away at camp a few weeks ago. Sounded... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
These are fabulous, Jennie! LOVE THEM!
Toggle Commented Jul 12, 2012 on burgers and sparks at simply caffeinated
Hello? Anyone out there? Yeah, it's me. Maybe I should re-introduce myself, eh? So, as many of you probably know and experienced, this past week was Teacher Appreciation Week. My boys are very fortunate to have awesome teachers this year.... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2012 at CraftyEngineer
My apologies for not posting since, uh, August, really? Wow, that's the longest I've gone without posting. I've been making stuff, I think. Who knows? Isn't it crazy how time is flying? My oldest said to me the other day...... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2011 at CraftyEngineer
OOPS. I'm a big loser. I didn't get around to posting yesterday. SORRY JENNIE! I'll make up for it. Today I'll post day 4 even though technically it is day 5. And I'll post day 5 by Tuesday (maybe even... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2011 at CraftyEngineer
6 AM wake up calls are already getting old and it's only the 3rd day of school! WHEW. I'm sure it'll be better in a few weeks! Day 3 of Teacher Time. Have you checked out Jennie's blog? She giving... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2011 at CraftyEngineer
Day 2 of Teacher Time going on here... What is that, you ask? Well, it's where Jennie and I are blogging our teacher gifts. Today's gift is similar to last year's first day survival kit (the original idea came from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at CraftyEngineer
Today was the first day of school around here! And MORE importantly, the first day of school for my youngest son. Wow, now I have a Kindergartener and a Fourth grader. Just can't believe it. With the start of school... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at CraftyEngineer
This month's Taylored Expressions Blast from the Past Blog Hop Theme is Sending You Sunshine! What reminds you of summer? Flip flops, the beach, bright colors, sunshine? Capture the essence of summer in your project! Well, that's easy. I would... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at CraftyEngineer
Very cute, Jennie! Love it.
Toggle Commented Jul 13, 2011 on huge thanks at simply caffeinated
Interesting title, eh? I'll explain. First, I LOVE. LOVE. LOVE my Silhouette machine. This was all done on that machine using their vinyl for a stencil. I'm so very excited. I have been working on a surprise for my dear... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at CraftyEngineer