Craftin’ Around the Country: Fall Event

Craftin’ Around the Country: Fall Event

     It is almost pumpkin season!  I personally, cannot wait!  This is a great time of year, plus the cooler weather bring out my crafty side.  This fall we are going to extend our Craftin Around the Country series by making it a month long event.  Instead of picking a single day were Military Families and others we have met in our journey as a military family, craft the same type of thing, we are going to pick a theme and a month.  :)     October is the month, and the theme is fall/Halloween. Continue reading

Colorful Pasta for Family Dinner or Crafting! #MilSpouse

Colorful Pasta for Family Dinner or Crafting! #MilSpouse

Image courtesy of  FreeDigitalPhotos.net     Next week, we will be doing another round of Crafting Around the Country.  Our previous adventure was Tye Dye T-shirts.  We had fun, and it was a great way to be able to do something together even with all of us being thousands of mile apart.       This time we will be creating pasta necklaces, or pasta Christmas tree garland or various other colorful pasta ideas.  There are several ways to get colorful pasta to use for crafting, but most of those are Continue reading

Crafting Part 2: Sharpie Tie-Dye

Crafting Part 2: Sharpie Tie-Dye

Tie-Dye with Markers     This weekend some friends and I got together (via long distance) to craft together.  We all met because of the Military and we are now all over the country, but we are not letting that keep us from doing things together.  So we set out to all tie-dye shirts this weekend!  Main post with all the other details HERE.     While a lot of us used a traditional method to create our shirts, we did have one family that was just a bit more creative.  They used Sharpie Permanent Continue reading

Crafting Together Across the Country: Keeping up with Military Friends

Crafting Together Across the Country: Keeping up with Military Friends

     Last week I was on the phone with my friend Amanda.  We met at Ft. Bliss a few years ago and talk on the phone every day.  She even came up with a way for us to Shop Together, even though we are half a country apart!  Well, while we were talking she came up with the idea of us to do a craft project together by doing the same craft, on the same day.      This quickly turned into a much bigger project, including friends we have met all over the country.  We decided to Tie-Dye shirts!  Some of Continue reading