A Tribute to My Nanny On Monday my precious Nanny passed away. Nanny was an amazing storyteller, and the number one subject we grandkids wanted to hear about was her own life. Nanny grew up in London, England in the 1930s, and when World War Two began she, along with her brother and sister, were … Continue reading Train Ride to the Countryside – Imaginative Play
I have been trying (mostly unsuccessfully) to get all the clutter out of our homeschool cupboard. We have the bottom of our china cabinet that we use exclusively for our daily homeschool things: reading curriculum, devotional, printing books, math curriculum, clipboards, headphones, markers, pencil crayons, glue sticks and sundry, I could go on and on. … Continue reading Art Supply Organizer – Homeschool Organizer!
Here it is! All the favourites from 2020! I know, for many people, 2020 wasn't awesome. So come take a look with me at some things about 2020 that WERE AWESOME!!
Native Studies: Inuit of the Arctic First, let me tell you that you are joining us on week two of our series, "Canada's Natives Long Ago." For more information on this series you can check out my previous post, "DIY Wigwam Craft." Last week I showed you our conical Wigwam that we made when we … Continue reading Soap Carving
Did you miss taking those pictures of your children finishing their school year? Never fear! You can do it yourself - AND they can look amazing!
My sister just had her first baby! A little girl she and her husband named Violet💕. For her baby shower with one side of the family we had a Woodland Themed Baby Shower. In this post I'll tell you all about our invitations, decorations (spoiler: cute and cuddly woodland animals, wood, and black and red … Continue reading Woodland Baby Shower
Hi, I'm Jessica! I love to craft, and to host parties (sometimes using things I've made). I want you to see that my house isn't perfect (just look in the background of some of the pictures!), my crafts aren't perfect, I make mistakes (but I can tell you how I fixed them in the tutorials!), … Continue reading About Me – September 2019
I wanted to start off this post with a little chat about But First We Craft. If you're not a regular follower and would like to jump right to the craft tutorial just scroll down a bit. But if you're interested in the blog as a whole, or me, Jessica, keep reading. Ordinarily I post … Continue reading DIY Cardboard Ship’s Wheel
It's the start of summer and that means it's strawberry season! Strawberry shortcake, strawberry tarts, chocolate covered strawberries...mmmmm... On Saturday I went with my parents to their local farmers market and we got four flats of strawberries to turn into strawberry jam. Coincidentally, my Mum was planning a little party for her Sunday School class … Continue reading Meadow Craft
Before we get to the craft I just wanted to talk about the lack of post last week. If you're just here for the craft go below the divider. If you're here for more than just a craft read on: I have been faithfully posting weekly for almost a year. I missed one post in … Continue reading DIY Toy Snake Nest