DIY, mom life

Q-Kids: Hand Kite

My kids love kites. I do not. As a parent who has to get the kite in the air, untangled, and gauge the weather the whole task feels daunting. So instead of a full blown kite we made these fun hand kites that can be used inside or out. All you need is: Shower curtain… Continue reading Q-Kids: Hand Kite

Inspiration, Writing

Letting Go of Perfect

Some days I'm convinced perfectionism is a shape shifter. As I edit my drafts and continue down this writing path I get more and more 'finished' projects. At least I think they are finished, till I read them again a week or two later. What happened to my perfect project? Why do I hate the… Continue reading Letting Go of Perfect

Writing

Manuscript Master List

A year ago if you'd asked me how I track my submissions I would've said Query Tracker or nothing. Literally, I had nothing else. If you've used Query Tracker it's a great platform for finding an agent, less so for a publisher let alone a magazine submission. So here I am a dozen months and… Continue reading Manuscript Master List

DIY

DIY Ornaments!

I put up my Christmas tree on election night to keep my mind on happy things, and I decided to create some more fun things to decorate it with this year. Β Below I created a video showing you how to create these fun little ornaments. Supplies: Straws 4 per each ornament Scissors Yarn Wooden Beads… Continue reading DIY Ornaments!

DIY

Napkin Pillowcase DIY

How many times have you passed by the home dΓ©cor section seeing the CUTEST cloth kitchen napkins? The kind you want to show off but don't dare because they'll get destroyed with the first use. Unable to stop myself I brought home four flowered and colorful to display for company. The problem came when my… Continue reading Napkin Pillowcase DIY