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How to make a Nun Sock doll without sewing

How to make a Nun Sock doll without sewing

I am super excited to start this doll tutorial!  My kids love these dolls!  They’re so easy to make and so soft. This doll literally requires NO sewing.  It’s also very inexpensive and only takes about 15 minutes to make. Let’s get started!  Get your […]

How to make a sock doll baby

How to make a sock doll baby

This sock doll is so easy and so fun to make!  No sewing at all…just rubberbands!  Awesome, right?!  It’s also very inexpensive and super cute!  Most people already have a lot of the materials hanging around the house. They make great gifts too!  My kids […]

Silence

Silence

  They say God speaks in silence.  Being a dad with three kids under four, I’ve come to the conclusion that God is going to have to yell, like the rest of them, if He wants to be heard around here. Life Can Be Crazy I […]

Husband’s Corner:  Want to keep that extra weight off?

Husband’s Corner: Want to keep that extra weight off?

My laptop has finally bitten the dust… I am writing this on a portable keyboard and my phone.  This is proving to be an exercise in patience….   So, this entry is my 2 cents about general fitness.   A recent survey found that most […]

Husband’s Corner:  Me and my Arch-nemesis…  the Dad Body

Husband’s Corner: Me and my Arch-nemesis… the Dad Body

  Just another dude writing his opinions on fitness, nutrition and health and wellness. So why should you waste your precious time listening to me?   I was not captain of the football team, baseball team or anything for that matter. The sports I played […]

How to Crochet a St Francis Doll

How to Crochet a St Francis Doll

 I love making these wholesome friends!  I have received so many requests for patterns that I have decided to oblige.  This little guy is sure to be a favorite and is very simple to make!

I Want It Now!

I Want It Now!

THESE ARE THE WORDS OF TODDLERS… OR MAYBE IT’S US. Have you ever gone to the grocery store and your toddler wants, or rather, “needs” everything now?  And then there’s the inconsolable screaming fit that ensues.   Yes, indeed, my toddlers do this often.  You […]

Farewell Beloved Comfort Zone!

Farewell Beloved Comfort Zone!

*Sigh* That is my favorite scene in The Hobbit.  Probably because Bilbo reminds me of me. He strongly wants to go on a grand adventure and yet really doesn’t know how to leave his beloved routine. I love my comfort zone.  But who doesn’t, right?! […]