Hi, my name is Erin. I'm from Georgia but live in Oregon now with my family of four. I've been blessed with a daughter age 5 and 3 year old son. I have been married to my husband for seven years now.

I enjoy graphic design, loom knitting, blogging, Photography, reading all sorts of books, crafting, exploring the great outdoors, homeschooling my children, and more!

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Melody’s First Lost Tooth!

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Melody (age 5)  quite proud of losing her first tooth.

Melody lost her first tooth on April 19th, 2014! She’s just about a month shy of her sixth birthday and with the loss of her first tooth, she couldn’t be more thrilled! She’s very happy about it and getting older. The tooth being loose for about two weeks came out easily during the evening hour of brushing before bed. There was absolutely no trauma or suggestions of tying a piece of floss around a door knob and slamming it shut. Eek! Who would even want to try that? I ponder now how quickly she’ll start loosing the rest!

Finished Friday: Waves of Lace Shawl

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Life surely gets busy but I’ve found some time to still squeeze some knitting in.
I’ve been attempting to use up my stash before purchasing more yarn and so that’s been tricky because I’ve got a lot of single skeins!
Well, the perfect project recently came along for the one Bernat Soft Boucle  in the colorway of Natural skein that I had! Read the rest of this entry »

Broken Crayons

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Today I took my children’s broken crayons and made new ones. I go through this process once, maybe twice a year. I can’t stand throwing away something that so easily can be used again. Anytime I think of taking something old, dull, broken, & in many pieces, I think of how Christ takes us as unworthy as we are and transforms us with His everlasting love and grace. Oh, it’s a beautiful thing! You can see it in so  many wonders around you if you take the time to truly see it. Let us never forget the truth that God uses our brokenness and creates beautiful things out of our lives.

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. -2 Corinthians 5:17

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If you are interested in  following the same tutorial to create these crayons as I did, you can find it at this blog post.

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