The happiest place on earth?


We went to Disneyland a few weeks ago & we may have traumatized ‘Little L’. Just a little bit. Bad parents! Bad, bad parents. P.S. My darling yarn camera lost! Boo! Look for the tutorial on Monday! -Heidi

I licked a fish & I liked it


Sure, Katy Perry may have kissed a girl. But, I bet she never licked a fish! Don’t worry, Katy. Little L’s got you covered… The back story: We went fishing with the grandparents in Utah. Little L caught this bad boy on her own. While posing for the barrage of pictures I was snapping, she [...]

Yarn Camera


Hi All! If you follow me on Facebook, here’s the project my husband was confused about… If you don’t follow me, you really should {wink!} BUT I’ll brief you anyways ;) I made this adorable ____ {the answer is “camera“} sans the strap and showed it to Mr. V. Mr. V:  “Cute, but what is [...]

Happy Mother’s Day


I L.O.V.E. being a mom. It’s THE best job. Today I woke up {at 9:30! Good man, Mr. V!} to 3 of the most adorable kidlets in the world, teeming with excitement as they handed me their Mother’s Day offering – a bowl of Raisin Bran & a handmade card. Sorry no play-by-play pics, ’cause in [...]

Didn’t quite make it…


This is what happens when you do some after-dinner grocery shopping, leaving your hubby in charge of putting the kiddos to bed ;) I came home to find Little L sound asleep on the floor! H.I.L.A.R.I.O.U.S. In Mr. V’s defense, she’d told him, “I want to finish my dinner!” (she refused to eat earlier). He [...]

The Easter Bunny Tragedy


Ok, this isn’t really a tragedy per se but if you’d slaved away making these for Easter…  you might be pretty bummed too… Within ONE HOUR, Little L wrote on them with PEN! My heart sank when I picked them up and saw it. I realize I made ‘em for kids, and that they’re meant [...]

Handmade Gift Exchange Gift


The funniest thing happened when I was making my gift for the handmade gift exchange over at Craftaholics Anonymous. I made this vase. Isn’t it cute? It had a chalkboard vinyl shape which I cut from my silhouette. I also included a chalkboard marker so she could customize her vase at any given time. On [...]

potty training

just one of those days…


I was getting “Miss M” ready for school when I heard “Little L” say,  “can you help me? I spilled yogurt in my eye.”  I walked downstairs to find this! Like a good mom, I grabbed my phone before the paper towels & snapped this pic :) Yes, “Little L” this will be in your [...]

have one of these?

They are about 2 years old, 30 inches high, and a.d.o.r.a.b.l.e? but, don’t let this little face fool you! this one is full of mischief! Seriously… she is the CUTEST little monster out there.  She’s:  adorable sweet as can be loves to give kisses/hugs has the voice of a squeaky-toy always has a smile on [...]