So, despite my inability to sew buttons onto a few dresses (still not done...), Sam somehow caught me at a good moment and convinced me to help him sew a rabbit for Viv.
There are certain things about life here on earth that are sometimes just too awful, too gut-wrenching, too unbearably sad for me to even think about. Too many of these things have to do with women. And although it's hard for me to think about all the suffering that is happening, right now, at this very moment as you are reading this, I want to do something.
I'm taking a little summer vacation. Well, not really, life still continues as normal, I just won't be visiting this space quite as often. I sure wish I was off to fritter away hours and days just reading on the beach! Someday though, someday I will spend an entire summer at the ocean, with a sandy stack of books.
Imagine looking up and seeing a sky full of fairies hovering above you. These are the things that spark a child's imagination. And it's easy to make your very own fairy mobile! This project is great to do with children ages 4-10 or for a friend who's expecting. What a fun baby shower gift or blessingway project it would make!
Here's what you need:
I went to a lecture last year by Joann Seal and was recently reminded of this brilliant idea. She created several combinations of beans and grains suitable for each blood type (There's a book called Eat Right for Your Type that addresses this). Each combination is a complete protein, and all from plants. I created my own, mostly from what was lingering in my cupboard (does anyone else have a cupboard full of those health food store bulk baggies?). I didn't worry too much about blood type (one thing at a time!), but here's what's in our new favorite side dish.