Christmas crafting

Christmas crafting

¬† Why is it that crafts from Pinterest look nothing like what I make at home? I’ve tried all sorts of Christmas crafts, and pinned dozens of ideas. (And you can too, or see what I’ve tried.)¬† The candy cane wreaths, the hazelnut glue-gunned squirrels, the present tags, the candy cane place cards, the reindeer … Continue reading

family life

the passion of perusing pinterest, playing and other pleasures

It was a morning in early February where the thought of another routine-satisfied day of studies struck me as exciting as savouring the fragrance of a pulp mill. We’d put in our dues over the last few months studying sentence structure and tackling new math concepts. I needed a break. We all needed a break. … Continue reading