I’m taking it slow today. The temperature is in the teens, but the sun is shining through our living room windows and my cup of tea is making me feel sleepy and relaxed. No plans, no reason to leave, just me and a blanket and a mug. The only thing missing is the snow. But … More Cupid around the Corner
A week off equals a week to make cards! I used some Amazon credit to get a few new Sizzix embossing folders (the best crafting invention ever) and had to try them out this week while I had the time… to clean up the horrific mess I make when I do anything with paper. And … More Paper Cuts and Paper Cutting
I have finished another card set! The cards I posted about here are completed. The theme? Coffee and tea, of course! These were so fun to make, especially since I have a love for both of those things. I’m just in love with the Japanese print papers I bought ages ago from some craft store. I … More For your hot beverage lovers
I have been feeling so crafty lately. Right now I feel like I could easily cut paper and paint furniture for the rest of my life. In honor of my blog title and of my love for all-things coffee, I have started working on a sweet little set of coffee-themed cards. So far, I love how … More A Pile of Paper
One of my favorite things to do on a weekend is curl up in a blanket with a hot cup of tea and a book. When the weather starts cooling down and the leaves start changing, I start heating up my kettle and pulling extra blankets out of the closet. Tea is so relaxing. There … More A cup of tea and a blanket
We’re just about to my favorite season! I just love the fall, especially in southeastern PA. No offense, Buffalo, I love you so, but rainy, cloudy, chilly and sometimes snowy autumns don’t really count. I’m so excited for light jackets and scarves, boots and mittens and chunky sweaters. This is my time of year. Just … More Autumn Around the Corner
Being a bookworm is sometimes a curse. For instance, today I need to finish the laundry, lesson plan and prep for next week, clean the apartment and find something to feed Nate for dinner. What do I want to do? Pick up Anna Karenina and get sucked into nineteenth century Russia. Ah, maybe later. There … More To be a reader.
I can feel the pressure of the school year starting to weigh on me. There is so much to do, and just over a week left before we all need to be ready. I also feel the pressure of needing to enjoy whatever moments I have left of my summer. So, after almost three hours … More The Clock is Ticking