Monthly Archives: March 2012

Children’s Names

I was reading a Freshly Pressed article on baby names, which took me back to teaching up in northern Manitoba.  Some of the parents there took a great deal of thought in naming their kids.  While up north, I had … Continue reading

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Spring Break Shopping

So, this week has been Spring Break for us, so we took advantage of the fact and went to Grand Forks for a few days.  The girls had a great time in the swimming pool playing with pool noodles.  We also … Continue reading

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Etsy Afghan

Well, I’ve hit a new milepost in Etsy.  I’ve listed a dollhouse afghan that I crocheted specifically for Etsy only: All of the other afghans that I have listed on Etsy were originally listed for auction on Ebay and for … Continue reading

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1/144 Inch Scale Buildings

I believe that 1/144 inch scale is close the scale used by model train enthusiasts.  I found a blog by a woman that does elaborate houses in this size: http://www.flickr.com/photos/loshcosh/ I have to admire the detail that she has in her … Continue reading

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Tudor Hall Miniatures

A blog of a Tudor hall that someone in Australia is working on: http://basketcase-miniatures.blogspot.com.au/ Right now just the hall itself is finished.  It should be spectacular once the furnishings are added.  I also like the seafood market miniatures they have as … Continue reading

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I Want to Ride My Bicycle

It’s been unseasonally warm here in Southern Manitoba and tonight we took advantage of that fact.  My husband filled up the tires on our bicycles and the four of us went cycling to the Lion’s park.  Our four-year old daughter … Continue reading

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Going to the Zoo, Zoo, Zoo

My husband, his parents and I took our two girls to the Winnipeg Zoo on Saturday.  It was a beautiful day, warm and sunny, which is highly usual for Winnipeg in March.  We wondered around, looking at the various animals … Continue reading

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