Fall is here, Well, here in Iowa anyway, Some of you I am sure are still enjoying warm,summer-like days! But here in Iowa the leaves are orange, yellow, red and every shade in between! The air is crisp and clean and turns toddler cheeks rosy!And Mamas every where are digging through totes of clothing to find that extra layer of toddler clothes, those items help turn favorite summer outfits into the perfect Fall wardrobes! Cardigans, hats, AND my personal favorite................. Legwarmers!!!! They are a perfect after thought to any outfit!Perfect for potty trainees,And so easy to take off later in the day when Mr.sun finally gets the air warmed up!Not to mention that they make for great pictures!!AND you can make your own legwarmers for your baby or toddler!!To make toddler leg warmers, Start with women's knee socks.To make infant leg warmers, start with girls knee socksI found these women's knee socks at my local Joann's Fabric,(and I didn't stop with 1 pair!!!!)C…
Staci and her Owl n lolipop tree fleece that she chose.
When Daddy calls home from work and says he'll be an hour late my heart sinks.
But then I realize that Dinner is ready and waiting, The house is cleaned up for Daddy's arrival, and the kids are busy playing. This means Quality crafting time!! And I have A pile of fleece just waiting for me to dive into!!
Here's how to make your own fleece bed sheet:
Wash and dry your fleece on normal cycle to pre shrink it.
You will need: (For a single bed)
2.5yds of 55in wide fabric (I used Blizzard Fleece) Jo-Anns Fabric
2 yds of 1/4 inch elastic
The tricky part about full and queen sheets is that no one wants a seam right down the middle of their bed.. so we will put the seams at the side of the mattress using a full piece with no seam over the TOP of the mattress.
For a full Bed:
4 yds fleece.
2 2/3yds of 1/4 inch elastic
Cut 95 inches of your fleece. (this will be the center of your sheet with n…
Do you find it challenging to keep fresh fruit in your fridge in the winter time?? Me too!!
It's not that it's not available.. Grocery stores have a beautiful display of fresh fruits and veggies. BUT it just isn't as tempting as 'In-season' fruits and veggies.. Fruits and veggies just look so much more tempting on a farmers market table with the grower smiling over them, or even better warm from the sun a directly from your own garden or a pick-your-own field.
So When I do Buy fresh fruits: Grapes???? my family eats them like candy and they are gone in 1 day, Strawberries are gone with in hours. Bananas last for a few days.. however, ... APPLES.... they are inexpensive, last for weeks and make the perfect snack!! Until about January then everyone gets tired of them and it takes me a couple grocery trips to realize that my apples are piling up and I have a whole bunch of wrinkly apples on hand!
That's when I make this super EASY APPLE CRISP!!! 2 Quarts sl…