Monthly archives: October 2012

 

Counting Candy

I hope everyone had a safe and happy Halloween! We had a good time trick or treating... checking out the awesome decor, fun costumes... and just seeing everyone having a good ol' t[...]

 

Awe-Inspiring Generosity

The second Islamic holiday, Eid al-Adha, was celebrated on Friday October 26. In memory of my grandmother, I made macaroons and passed them out to family, friends, and to some of t[...]

 

More Than a Fall Wreath

I received an unexpected order recently. It was for a wreath. I love wreaths. I do enjoy making them. However, it never crossed my mind to sell them. Nevertheless, I took the order[...]

 

Zombie Bride Costume

Earlier this year (yup, the kid plans ahead!), Suraya decided she wanted to be something "scary" (as she puts it) for Halloween. That something scary is a zombie bride... and I lik[...]

 

Take a Vote: Comics vs. Buttons

A few months ago Suraya had asked me if there is anything she can make out of some newspaper comic pages and comic book that were given to her. I told her there are quite a few thi[...]

 

All Doiled Up!

Pumpkins. I love pumpkins! As I declared in one of my previous posts, I have an obsession with pumpkins, so I sure was in pumpkin heaven when my family and I went on our pumpkin pi[...]

 

Pumpkin Picking Adventure

Along with County Line Orchard, another fun fall tradition for my family is going to Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm. We L-O-V-E love Bengtson's! It's not your ordinary pumpkin farm... it'[...]

 

Boo! A Witch's Brew.

Do you have the Booing tradition in your neighborhood... or if you live in a condo like I do, does your condo building Boo? The condo building I live in didn't Boo until last year.[...]

 

Eid Al-Adha Vignette

Last year I had put together an Eid Al-Adha vignette but kept it fairly simple. This year's vignette is a play off of last year's with a few new additions. I kept the same c[...]