Thursday, August 16, 2018

thoughtful thursday

as read on a floral shop marquee:

butterflies are flowers in motion.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

whimsical wednesday

it's play date wednesday for me so for whimsical wednesday my young charges and i will be crafting paper charms.  if you would enjoy making paper charms with us here's what you need:

*key ring that opens on a hinge
*paper shapes with hole punched in one spot so it can be slipped onto the ring.
*assorted stamps, inks, stickers, scissors, glue stick, sparklies.

decorate each paper shape with the bling then put the finished paper shapes in the ring, admire, smile!

unfinished paper shapes:


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

trivia tuesday

from brainpickings.org:

it takes an average of 66 days to form a new habit. it takes about the same number of days to break a habit since new habits typically replace old habits.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

solitude sunday

solitude sunday is our day to spend time with a book. keeping me company today is erik larson's in the garden of beasts. the book recounts the experiences of the ambassador to germany, william e dodd and his family, during hitler's reign. eric larson, the author of the devil in the white city, weaves tales that keep readers enthralled.