Make It Mighty Ugly – Our Experience & Thoughts

Mighty Ugly book by Kim Werker - Our review and a discussion of the book

We often receive requests to review or promote products here in our space, and more often than not we decline them. We’re not interested in sharing things we don’t love, but more, we don’t want to waste your time on such things! So when we were contacted by Sasquatch Publishers a few months ago asking… 

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Meg Freeman :: Creative Life Interview

Meg Freeman - kiddo creating

Today we are excited to kick off a new interview series with creative individuals and families we love! There is so much inspiration and creative goodness in the world – we didn’t want to keep it to ourselves! These are individuals we’ve had the opportunity to chat with on everything from what their creative lives… 

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Handmade: The Messenger Bag

Ready to go to the beach! - Messenger Bag - Made by Crafting Connections

One of the best ways, I’ve found, to expand my creative abilities is to say “yes” even when that logical part of my brain is screaming “What are you thinking?! Say no! You’ve never done this before!”  (Oh shush mind – it’s creativity, not brain surgery, everything is going to be OK!) So when the opportunity… 

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Crafting with Nature – Beach Mandala

Close-up of a beautiful beach mandala

Have you ever noticed that the most beautiful things in nature are impermanent? Rainbows, sunsets, blooming flowers, even old stately trees will someday fall. I think this is one of the most important reasons for little ones to be exposed to nature, to be able to explore it, notice it, and see how imperfectly perfect… 

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