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Low Fat, Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

Low Fat, Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

This vanilla cupcake is fluffy, sweet, and so much lighter than traditional vegan cupcake recipes. Pair this with my No-Melt Fluffy Vegan Frosting and you are ready for any celebration! There are many fabulous vegan cupcake recipes, but they are so high in processed fats. […]

Nature Bow, Arrow & Quiver

Nature Bow, Arrow & Quiver

While at a tinkergarten class, my youngest found a wonderful arched stick. He wished to bring it home so he could have a “boo and arrow.” We found a large rubber band and cut two notches in the end with a hacksaw in order to […]

No-melt, Fluffy Vegan Frosting

No-melt, Fluffy Vegan Frosting

Melted, runny frosting is no fun, and can make even a sugary birthday treat look unappealing. I haven’t come across a vegan frosting recipe that holds up long enough to frost the cake before the guests arrive and still be able to blow out the […]

The Fishing Cat

The Fishing Cat

At a local koi pond, the resident cat was trying to tell us something…  

Felty Campfire and Marshmallows

Felty Campfire and Marshmallows

My kiddos love having a fire, and that occasional treat: roasting marshmallows. Everything about a campfire appeals to them: the outdoors, the mystery of the fire, experimenting to see what burns, telling stories, singing songs, and roasting marshmallows. How fun it has been for them […]

Felty Fishing Game

Felty Fishing Game

Inside each fish is a medium sized washer and a little bit of polyfil, so they are not totally flat fish. (Check to make sure your washers are magnetic, some are not). The fish’s eyes are beads, a request from my youngest. He tells me I sew “sad” eyes when I just use thread, so the beads make the fish eyes more bug-eyed and realistic I suppose.

My Musical Past, Recordings

My Musical Past, Recordings

I will share with you something about me that I often have kept hidden, especially in secular circles. However, it is a large part of who I am and the journey that I traveled to be the person I am today. During collage, I began to think differently […]

Modifying our Genes with CRISPR

Modifying our Genes with CRISPR

This is our future. And this video explains how CRISPR will change our world. Do you want to understand it?

Tropical Felted Fruit & Pattern

Tropical Felted Fruit & Pattern

There was a stretch of time when the rain would not let up. Too much time had passed since we had been to the beach. The kids surprised me with all their pretend play during the rainy time. They played kitchen/store for hours at a […]

Khan Academy & Duck Duck Moose

Khan Academy & Duck Duck Moose

The Khan Academy last week announced that they are partnering with a company that makes children’s learning apps. Duck Duck Moose apps will now be available on iTunes and Google Play for FREE! These are our favorite kids apps and we have many of them. […]