A blog about crafting, cooking, reading, family, and enjoying all this life has in store!

Things are growing!

There are a lot of things growing in my life.  My girls are growing faster than I can even believe and have become more like little girls than babies now.  The amount of clutter in my house has certainly grown!  (That is my next project!  Will post more on that another day!) But, not only that, when I have stopped and looked around this past week, I have seen that a lot of things around me are growing in one way or another.  

My NIP (novel in progress) has grown an awesome amount in the past week.  I wrote 12,000 words!  This is the farthest I have ever gotten on a book since I normally got back and start criticizing myself.  This time, I have vowed not to even read any of what I have written until the entire thing is done!  What did my chosen genre end up being that inspired this flurry of activity, romance, of course!  I am totally enjoying the process more now that I have realized I am not an outliner.  I am a fly by the seat of my pants kind of gal.  The characters are telling me where to go and I am adoring them!  

My garden is growing.  We have already gotten a few peppers this summer, but look at what we have coming in now!


Look at this yummy bunch of tomatoes!

Look at this yummy bunch of tomatoes!

Its the cutest little watermelon I've ever seen!

Its the cutest little watermelon I’ve ever seen!

I have made some awesome progress on my crafts this week, projects are growing! I had a quick finish with this sweet little bookmark I made:

Love the colors in this thread!

Love the colors in this thread!

My cross stitch is growing too! I am hoping to finish by the end of the week!
I love watching the flowers grow as I stitch!

I love watching the flowers grow as I stitch!

And last, but certainly not least, my collection of these fun little African Flowers are growing for a fun, fun project I’m making! I am going to leave it a secret for now, but will post more as it comes together!
Such bright fun colors!

Such bright fun colors!

So, everyone comment, tell me what is growing where you are!

Have a happy, hectic, handmade day!



so much yarn, so little time

A Little of This and a Little of That

Just what the title says, a little of everything that I enjoy


Crocheting madness!

UK Crochet Patterns

We seriously heart crochet and love to promote patterns in UK terms!

Me, Quilting

A look into my tiny world, and how I like to spend my time.


A fine WordPress.com site

Dandelion Daze

Loving life and trying to create something beautiful everyday!


reader . tea drinker . wool wrangler . yarn spinner . seeker of quiet

Love and Peas Mama

just another mommy blog

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.