Tips for Mastering the Family Road Trip

With summer now upon us, I am excited to share a guest post by Marie Nieves about ways to have an enjoyable family road trip! As you set off this summer for your own road trips, family time, and adventure, my prayer is that you may be blessed with safety and lifelong memories. – Nathana Most youngsters are prone to showing defiance when removed from their common environment (their room, the company of their peers, etc.). Road trips can be troublesome due to the long ride in the car. As the pumped air circulates through the car with the smell of stale Cheetos, … Read more…

Easy One-skein, Two-hour Cowl and a Family Vacation to Boot!

Yes, I am still on my easy cowl kick . . . I decided I would make one for all the females on my husband’s side of the family. I am stealing this idea from my Aunt Sheila who made all of us cowls last Christmas on my mom’s side. This pattern is wonderfully simple! Plus, unlike my last cowl, which was simple and chunky, (see below) this blue one has a more decorative stitch to it. One of my favorite things about the blue cowl was that it only takes a couple hours to make, and it takes less than one skein … Read more…