Category Archives: Random

Collection of random thoughts

Origami

My students have been trying out origami the last few weeks in the Home Ec class.  One of the tutorials that we followed on youtube was for a dragon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUsxMXwCW8A It took me a number of tries to get in … Continue reading

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Vehicle Decals

My husband spent part of today putting decals on the minivan and Equinox. We bought them off of Etsy a while ago, but just put them on today. We bought a family set of Minions for the minivan and a … Continue reading

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Rag Quilt

Next year I plan on introducing rag quilts to my Home Economics class.  I’d never done one myself, so I thought it wouldn’t be a bad idea to make one as a sample.  I had some left over flannel from … Continue reading

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Christmas Baking

Well, it’s that time of the year again.  I started my Christmas baking last week with toffee bars.  Easiest thing I’ve ever made.  You line a baking sheet with cracker, boil sugar and brown sugar together for three minutes, pour … Continue reading

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Hamster Houdini

Well, we had a bit of excitement in the middle of the night a little while ago.  I also learnt a bit about hamsters. A couple of weeks ago, Tiffany’s hamster, Panda, escaped from his cage.  It turns out she … Continue reading

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Time to Get Serious

Okay, confession time.  In the past, I’ve been perfectly happy to know that I’ve made more money selling miniatures than it cost me.  I knew this because I was accumulating more in my Paypal account instead of purchases being put on … Continue reading

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Draco

Finished Draco the Dragon: Jasmine absolutely loves him.  She’s been dragging him around the house the last little while.  I think she might like him more than the ponies right now. Jasmine had a rough day yesterday.  It was time … Continue reading

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