Category Archives: Handmade

making elderflower fizz

  The first meal we had at our friends Mac and Ros’s home, they served the kids Elderflower Fizz.  Oh my.  What a treat!  We had never had it before, and we were hooked. We picked elder flowers from their … Continue reading

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Ludlow’s Market

The market. No matter where, farmer’s markets, or everything-markets, are so much fun to visit.  This one was the first one in our trip. Mmm… honey.  Beautiful color! So many handmade goods. Lots of fun to look around. Delicious olives … Continue reading

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making : sewing + cooking

Since we’ve arrived from our trip a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been trying to catch up in the  makings around the house.  So many ideas I have floating in my head, and I can see the end of my … Continue reading

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sewing for my paints

I made a roll for my brushes that I take when we go places.  Usually they go in a big box with everything in it, that keeps them well taken cared for.  But this time, I needed something a lot lighter. … Continue reading

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France, Paris : The Eiffel Tower

We read the Night of the New Magicians (#35 Magic Tree House series) when we started our studies of France.  This is why we studied Louis Pasteur, together with other scientists. Here I’m sharing what we did to study the … Continue reading

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making : fabric + zippers + paper + wood… oh my!

There’s been lots of making in preparation of our trip this summer.  It’s funny, because I don’t really think we need anything made for it, but it is a such a great reason to search and do make something special for … Continue reading

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making : pencil (or anything) case

After I made the passport wallet and learned to sew a zipper, I wanted to zipper up everything else.  My husband and my kids were right!  Watch out you fabric.   Luckily it was a long weekend (Mark was home), we … Continue reading

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