Afterschooling, Two Months, and Creating Hope

At the suggestion of a blog friend, the Small Hands Creating Hope fundraiser for the American Cancer Society is open throughout the month of October in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month. One of the great tragedies of my childhood was watching my grandmother’s sister (who was like a bonus grandmother to me) lose […]

Butterfly Crafting

  On Sunday, we decided to give another craft from the Small Hands Creating Hope book (only two days left to donate and get your copy!) a go. These butterflies (ours are slightly different from the version in the book) were submitted by Sun Hats and Wellie Boots. I especially love the transparent wings!    […]

Inspired by Small Hands Creating Hope

Johnny (4 years old) has caught his six-year-old sister’s enthusiasm for the Small Hands Creating Hope book, and it is a joy to watch them plan and make projects from the book together. They both enjoyed making this counting book today (2-year-old Lily as napping), and – while for now I am happy for them […]

Creative Inspiration

While I created the Small Hands Creating Hope project as a way of raising money for the American Cancer Society, it’s been fun to see my six-year-old daughter Emma put our copy of the book to use. She has spent hours scouring the many projects, and has plans to recreate every single one! For her […]

Butterfly for Small Hands to Sew

Welcome, Sew, Mama, Sew! visitors!  My giveaway today comes from the Small Hands Creating Hope project, which I created with the help of over 40 fantastically creative bloggers to celebrate thirty years of cancer survivorship! Together, we created a beautiful ebook that we are sending out to anyone who donates at least $15 to the […]