October 2012

Pumpkins Are Ready

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  The Pumpkins Are Ready !  At our house that means many things. Sharp tools. Grandpa’s gloves. Stacking and sorting. Jumping over. Laying on. Choosing.  Lining up. Re-arranging. Counting and counting again.         Pumpkins are best harvested by children. They see magic in every single shape, color and stem. Pumpkins can’t hide […]

Little Mermaid

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  My little granddaughter asked me to make a mermaid costume for her. ( Gulp ) Immediately my mind went to the problem of the mermaid’s tail. Or fins. I told her I would LOVE to make a mermaid costume for her. Then I prowled the Internet for ideas. I found this shiny and slinky […]