Yarn Along–Baby Wren

Yarn Along–Baby Wren

    Good Morning!  Happy Wednesday!  It’s Luca’s 2nd day of preschool and I’m very hopeful that Isla and I will be accomplishing a lot today! Yesterday I published my very first Ravelry pattern!  It’s called Baby Wren and I’ve been working on the test knits all week!  And boy, are my fingers tired!  Special […]

DIY–Homemade Laundry Detergent

DIY–Homemade Laundry Detergent

We have been making our own laundry detergent for almost a year now.  I have an LG front loading washer and dryer set that’s about 6 years old.  I have always liked the way it washed clothes, but after several years, it seemed to have developed a permanent wet-dog smell (and we don’t have a […]

The Week in Review

The Week in Review

This week I am acutely feeling ready for school to start back up (Tuesday will not come soon enough!).  As the mom of a busy, incredibly intelligent and constantly talking 4 year old who hasn’t taken naps in over 2 years (not to mention the almost walking and very curious 8 month old), I’m not […]

Yarn Along

Yarn Along

Hooray!  This is my very first Yarn Along and I’m so excited!  A lovely blogger, Ginny, of Small Things has been doing a Yarn Along post each Wednesday for several years now and I love following along with what she and others are working on! This week I am working on all.the.things!  I have a […]

DIY–Luca’s Apple Carrot Juice

DIY–Luca’s Apple Carrot Juice

Welcome to A Lovely Homemade Life!  One of the regular posts I’d like to share on this blog is a series called “Make it Myself Monday”.  These posts will chronicle an adventure in making something from scratch, be it a large project or just a small one. Today’s offering is a special “with kids” edition.  […]

A Time of Transition

A Time of Transition

Welcome to A Lovely Homemade Life!  This blog, and my accompanying Etsy shop, have been a long time coming.  I’ve been mulling over a shop name change for months, and finally settled on A Lovely Homemade Life, which I’m very much in love with! For the past several months, my husband Michael and I have […]