Crafts

Grace Jones Wrote a Book You Should Read

by Rachel Baker on October 14, 2016

For the most part, I am reading purely for pleasure; and I find I want to explore time periods. One of those times periods has a lot to do with wondering what the impact of the world around had on my childhood and thus, the woman I’ve grown to be. I was born in 74, […]

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Life has been pretty interesting lately. My love and I have gone on a pretty significant life changing journey over the past year and things have been pretty satisfying. A large part of this journey has been dealing with things that were holding us back individually – fears, angers, hurts, all that. You know what […]

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Fabulous & FREE Crochet Shawl Patterns

by Rachel Baker on June 26, 2015

I love the idea of shawls. I have every since I saw the movie version of Little Women with Winona Ryder and Susan Sarandon. I thought the shawl was the perfect accessory for the comfortable moments in life, the sad moments in life, the trying moments in life. A few years ago, I knitted a […]

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Back in February, I decided to try my hand at gardening. And, much to my delight, I have been able to provide Kale for several dinners, and we’ve tasted our first cucumber. I am waiting on my tomatoes, and since the first planting, I’ve also planted green peppers and sweet potatoes. I know nothing about […]

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Saw this yesterday morning while I was looking through steampunk style ideas. I love this, as while I know not everyone has a globe hanging around their home anymore, I’m not sure I’ve ever walked into an second hand store that didn’t have one. Here’s the inspiration:Vintage Steam Punk Industrial Re-purposed World Globe Swivel Desk […]

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In a quest to decrease my household food waste, I’ve been doing a lot of research to try and understand how the drought is affecting the growing of food over in California, I can’t help but want to do my part in eating the fruits and vegetables in the grocery story I know came from […]

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Bamboo Wind Chime

by Rachel Baker on April 16, 2015

Its been a while since I posted anything crafty. So, today, I’m posting this great tutorial for how to make bamboo wimd chimes. This project would be great for getting the kids involved; and this would make a great gift for someone who loves wind chimes. Here’s the Article: DIY Bamboo Wind Chime The sound […]

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