This Week’s Sewing Project

Tracy / February 24, 2015

We realized during our recent flu outbreak we were short some rice socks.  All the girls and I worked together to restock our supply and make some for gifts! This is an old, old, old tutorial for making a simple rice sock.

This Week on Pinterest- Room Deodorizers

Tracy / October 30, 2012

I’ve very much enjoyed making our own cleaning and personal products. Following last week’s post on deodorant and toothpaste, we decided to try this recipe for homemade room deodorizers. I happened to have the heart shaped silicon molds. Target almost always has these for a dollar or two in their dollar section at the front of the store. I know…

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Plywood to Plank Flooring Tutorial

When we first purchased this home, we realized it needed a LOT of work. Still the size, the price, and the location were all perfect. We knew this was the Lord at work, and we jumped in! As the last couple of years have passed, we’ve slowly been working one project after another. The floors, in particular, have been one…

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Growth Chart

Tracy / October 29, 2011

I’m really sorry these pictures are so bad! This room isn’t the brightest and honestly, I’m still learning about this little gem of a camera my children purchased for me last Christmas. I wanted to share one of my newest projects with you: It’s inspired by this recreation of this Pottery Barn growth chart: (I needed to replace mine after…

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The Making of a Dining Table

Tracy / October 13, 2011

The making of our dining table was a labor of love. After years of looking in stores and asking other big families we knew about how they found tables to fit their big families, Paul and I realized we were going to have to break down and build our own. I’ve found these plans online: Both truly beautiful, but wow(!),…

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DIY- Bookmarks from Greeting Cards

Tracy / September 30, 2010

Each Monday morning, we send correspondence to friends and family. It’s a time I look forward to each week…time to connect with special people in my life. Because we send out so many letters, I usually invest in greeting cards and stationery. It’s become a habit each January…re-stocking the writing supplies. By this point in the year, we always have…

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