April 2011

Cloth Diaper Adventures Begin

April 23, 2011

I had originally intended to start cloth diapers with the Tomato when she was born. But, the learning curve of being a new mom and adjusting to life as a stay at home mom has staved off that effort until now. Last summer, I purchased about 2 dozen bumGenius¬†4.0 diapers at Nurture in Ardmore, PA. […]

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Loop’s Daria Cowl

April 20, 2011

Pattern: Daria CowlYarn: Imperial Stock Ranch Bulky 2 Strand in Indigo Heather and Imperial Stock Ranch Columbia in Wild IrisNeedles: US 10 Circulars I saw this project on Loop’s website a couple of years ago and when I was at the store last winter, I grabbed the yarn I needed to complete it. I love […]

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Soft Tiles Review

April 18, 2011

As our daughter, the Tomato, has become more and more mobile, rolling, sitting up on her own and now standing, we have needed some floor coverage that is a softer landing than our wood floors. I looked at several different brands online and consulted this article on Inhabitots in order to find soft tile flooring […]

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Knitting Mojo

April 12, 2011

I’ve been struggling to find my knitting mojo lately. I really need to find it so that I can get some projects completed and some started. I need to make a conscious effort to sit down with it at night and work on my projects to get back into the groove. I have several friends […]

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Decluttering Rush

April 11, 2011

When I used to run, before the Tomato arrived, I was one of those folks that would get a runner’s high if the distance was long enough. I would feel euphoric and ready to take on the world. Hopefully, when the Tomato is big enough for me to run with her in the BOB stroller, […]

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Seeds, Glorious Seeds

April 10, 2011

Well, we are inching closer to the gardening season here in 2011. I ordered seeds from a few different seed catalogs and all have arrived except for our asparagus crowns and seed potatoes (which will be arriving later this week). I have ordered primarily heirloom and organic seeds and was very pleased with the shipping, […]

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Now Where is That Card?

April 9, 2011

Sometimes it the little things that put a spring in your step. For me, it was organizing my stationery drawers. Yes, I said stationery and yes, I said drawers, as in plural. Over the years, we have given to various charities and in return those charities have sent us cards and envelopes and notepads. I […]

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The Beauty of Baking Soda: Part 2 – Sink and Shower Declogger

April 4, 2011

A few weeks back, I extolled about the wonders of baking soda when it came to cleaning our stovetop. Today, I’d like to share my favorite use of it for unclogging slow or stuck drains. I was a user of Drano and Liquid Plumber for years until we had to have the drains snaked at […]

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