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Interests: reading!!!, making cool birthday cakes, homeschooling... so much to do, quilting, crafting, so little time!
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Yup, kind of on a quilting kick again. Little quilts are so satisfying, because they're so fast to finish! I'll show you my favorite first - I made this pillow last weekend: I wanted to play and try a few... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at kirstencan
I had intended to make wood slice ornaments for our neighbor gifts this year. That didn't happen, but some tag/ornaments for family did (at the last minute)! Niece/nephew gifts and sib gifts. If I wasn't slightly worried about breathing in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at kirstencan
First Quilt Finish of 2016! I've mentioned this Hawaiian fabric before, but my parents brought it to me from Hawaii years ago. Last fall I finally set the top together. This week I have a finished quilt. It's really simple,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at kirstencan
The stockings are hung, The Nutcracker is over, the neighbor gifts and cards mostly out, the office party attended. The driveway is shoveled, the last-minute craft is... soaking, the hollowed-out-book completed (shh). The Lego stuff is everywhere. The cookies... will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at kirstencan
What?! Will have to look that up! kirsten
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2015 on Ye Olde Crock Pot at kirstencan
Yeah, I was planning on doing the meatball sub thing, and we dont have a rice cooker anymore but if you make it in the pot ahead of temp rice is fine. Havent done a breakfast casserole before (have eaten them, just not made them) maybe its time... Thanks, Jennifer! kirsten
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2015 on Ye Olde Crock Pot at kirstencan
I have been trying hard to better utilize this classic kitchen tool. There are a few nights a week where we don't get home from activities until after we'd be eating most nights. My goal on those nights is to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at kirstencan
A few weeks ago we took a really quick trip to see Dinosaur National Monument. We visited the Utah side of it, and had a wonderful time! The quarry with the wall of dinosaur bones was amazing, and some of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at kirstencan
Well, we did do all the Halloween things, even if I didn't document them here (this is where my husband will tease me "Then did it really happen?"). The Redhead went as Adam Savage from Mythbusters. When you are a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at kirstencan
I felt like our mantel needed a little something extra this year. Now that The Redhead is doing better with his Fall Anxiety, we can put up a few more decorations! But no creepy ones! And only two weeks before... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2015 at kirstencan
Ha, you should absolutely watch those movies with your kids. They are sweet and beautiful. Start with my neighbor totoro, then kikis delivery service or ponyo. The secret of arietty, howls moving castle, and the cat returns are all really fun. Our library has them all, check them out! kirsten
Toggle Commented Oct 23, 2015 on Totoro costume at kirstencan
Again, this girl wanted to dress up for a local anime con, so her costume was done in August - I am very glad of that now! Last year she was Kiki, and this year wanted to stick with another... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2015 at kirstencan