Monthly Archives: April 2013

finished little green monster

just a little closure. i finished my little green monster and shipped her off to her new family. she seemed so full of personality and flair that i made her a purple tutu. it is possible that i secretly want … Continue reading

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rosemary and shea soap!

although the scent of rosemary in this soap is very light, even with three days of steeping, the soap itself came out nicely. i used some coffee grounds from a k-cup to give it a little texture and visual interest.

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little green monsters

i am pretty excited about the way these are evolving.

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scenes from the birthday party

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rosemary steeping

i have been too busy with party planning to make any soap this week, but i have some rosemary from my garden steeping in olive oil so that i can make goat’s milk rosemary soap next week!

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birthday preparations!

i have been working hard to get ready for the squirm’s birthday party.  today my mom and i made these monster pops to decorate the cupcakes.  of course i found the idea on pinterest!  

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soap making, champagne bubbles project

for my second soaping project i decided to try to use two colors and a pringles can.  one can order colorants online, but because i haven’t done that, i used cocoa powder to color half of my soap “batter.” you … Continue reading

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birthday party fun!

i am going to admit it, i am kind of wimpy about taking my kids too far outside of their comfort zone.  a few failed family adventures have made me a little…..anxious about trying new things. we were invited to … Continue reading

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crazy texas weather

we had a sudden storm this afternoon that produced golf ball sized hail! i was on the road at the time (with two kids and a neurotic dog) and was amazed at how LOUD it was! i guess there will … Continue reading

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plan b

unfortunately, we had a very rare rainy day yesterday, and our scheduled easter egg hunt was rained out.  we were able to comfort the squirm with frozen yogurt.

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