Archives for March 2011

DIY Teepee

Okay, so this is the last post about Buddy's birthday. Then I can move on to other fun things. But birthdays are so the most fun!   I have been wanting to make Buddy some type of playhouse or tent for a while. My original idea was to make a felt playhouse, but then I got sick and lost an entire week so I didn't have as much time as originally planned. I have had my eye on this teepee tutorial for a while, and decided to go with that instead. I'm glad I did because the boys really love … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Superhero Cape

After Buddy watched Superman with his Daddy, he was hooked on flying and wanted a "real" Superhero cape. So I went rummaging through my old t-shirt drawer to find a blue t-shirt to use as fabric. I didn't really have a plan when I started cutting. I just cut a cape shape out of the back of the shirt. When I went to cut off the collar, an idea came to me. If I left the collar intact, Buddy could put the cape on and take it off all by himself. And let me tell you, it has been so nice to not … [Read more...]

Three Years With My Buddy

Yesterday was Buddy's 3rd birthday. It was a fun and busy weekend and I'll share pictures of his awesome party later this week. But today I want to say a few words about my sweet little boy.To my "Buddy"...The past year of your life has been such a year of growth and change for you. You left toddlerhood and became a "real" little boy. You have become so independent and you are needing me less and less. It makes me sad at times, but I love watching you come into your own.You are so kind and … [Read more...]

DIY Rice Heat Therapy Bags

So I know that I said I was going to take a little break from the blog this month because I have lots to do.But then I came down with the flu. Bad flu. Unfortunately I am not the kind of person who can sleep a lot. I am more the type to lie awake at night because I can't shut my brain off. Or because I feel miserable. And right now it's the latter.One thing that is bringing me great comfort is my rice heat therapy bag. I have it on the back of my neck as I am sitting here … [Read more...]