I've been busy this week. Doesn't it feel so good when you get to be creative and are productive and don't just let the couch potato habit define you any longer? Viva la crafting!
So while both my hair and my backside have been growing (it's amazing what a whole summer of inactivity will do to the waistline), I've been in the craft room playing with felt once again; find them here in my shop. I also found an old apron pattern that I revisited with this great retro print that I think would fit like a puzzle piece in any Thanksgiving kitchen.
On a side note, I'd like to announce the return of my husband as a teacher to my school! He and I were both hired at a private school in San Diego 5 years ago, but he soon got ants in his pants to be more involved in sports and left to become an athletic director. He quickly discovered how much he missed the classroom, and after a very messy process, was hired once again to teach 9th grade Bible and PE. Check out his somewhat cryptic take on the proceedings here on his blog.
He'll be just *2 classrooms* away in our already smallish school, and the icing on the cake is that I get to force him organize my art room once again. He's so good at it and I am so not.
Additionally, the house hunt continues. We've already placed offers on six houses and none are looking optimistic. Our difficulty as first-time home buyers is that we are up against those who can afford to buy in our price range will cash. How can we compete with that? We're trying to be patient, but with that housing credit requiring us to close December 1st, it's getting a little too close for comfort. Frustration won't get us anywhere, so we are optimistic and perseverant and will let you know when we find the perfect home.