Rope Bowls

December is crafting month here.  We've put aside all school work, aside from reading and a writing intensive (more on that another post) and are spending a part of each day working on gifts.   I'm doing most of the gift making, but the kids each work in spurts on small projects, or help me... Continue Reading →

Elf on the shelf, I Made it Myself (where I get a bit righteous about a felted gnome)

A month ago Rob sent me a text, "should we do this this year?" He was referring to "Elf on the Shelf".  We'd both seen pictures last year of funny elf poses and heard of co-workers kids enjoying elf hunting.  Seemed fun.  Who doesn't love a scavenger hunt.  "I'll make an elf" I texted back.... Continue Reading →


This past fall we read a lot about Native Americans, specifically the Wabanaki who live in this region.  We visited a couple of museums, and started planning a wigwam.  We built tiny Playmo sized wigwams, and cut a few poles for our life-size wigwam--then it snowed.  A lot.  Fortunately it melted.  We had about a... Continue Reading →

Birthday Boy

Kale turned five the day after Thanksgiving.  It was a small, sweet birthday with a hand full of close family friends. Before the party he diligently set a place (with dinos and napkins from Grandma) for each friend, marking it with a small picture of each of them. Juniper and I made him a needle... Continue Reading →

New Home

So, Frogwater Farm has a new web home.  Glad you found us.  Blogger has been a pain for me since some change last summer when uploading pictures became a several step process.  So, I'm giving WordPress a shot.  We'll see how it goes.  There's  a definite learning curve for the non-technically inclined.  So far so... Continue Reading →

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