Dandelions and Lace
A co-worker (and friend!) of mine got married today. It was an absolutely gorgeous day... 70+ degrees and sunny. I bet when they planned their wedding for JANUARY they never expected weather like this... not even in Texas. It was lovely and I am so happy for them. Instead of having a wedding cake, Lindsey, a self-described "cookie monster", decided to have a cookie table. She asked anyone who was willing and able to bring cookies for her cookie table, which was available for snacking on…
Swirly Mice Toys for Cats pattern by Julie Oparka
This is a beginner crochet pattern. Your cats will love these swirly mice toys and small dogs love them too! Make some fun gift’s for your pet, and best of all, when they get lost under the furniture, you can crochet new ones in no time!
Jellyfish Cat Toy (DIY)
Saturday is National Craft for Your Local Shelter Day! What a great way to combine two of my favorite things: art projects and animals! This fun holiday was created by the cute and crafty blog, sewdoggystyle.com. The official day is July 21, but I was anxious to get started. Since kitties love fish and string, a happy jellyfish with a tail of ribbons seemed like the ideal toy, don't you think? These little guys are made from a recycled t-shirt (pre-washed, of course) and stuffed with a pinch…
It seems like no matter how many toys my cats have, they always get bored of them. Maybe I should take a cue from Ruth at Living Well Spending Less and take away their toys! I wonder... In the meantime, we have been making these easy, inexpensive cat toys, changing the variety and type of ribbon to keep them engaged.