My grandson is now three weeks old. He’s such a sweetie! I’ve been helping out with night feedings and holding him due to his tummy aches. Poor little one. But I seem to have some granny magic because he calms down and feels better. As long as I hold him!

I haven’t been able to work on my crafts as much, but with one hand I’ve been able to click through my stash of photos. To my surprise, I found a lot that needed to be included here on this blog! Becoming a granny again and focusing on baby things made me forget so many ideas I had. I’ll get it done a.s.a.p …

One craft I’ve been able to do is to crochet. I’ve made some baby afghans and now I’m working on this …
Guess what it is?

I’ll show you as soon as it’s finished … and I’ll tell you how to make one too!

~ Marina

Main Street Bath cash mob - shop local, support local

Cash mob! I’ve heard the expression before, but hadn’t given it much thought until today. My daughter told me about a Cash Mob taking place in her small New England town. I felt a rush of excitement and quickly googled the idea:

A Cash Mob is a group of people with cash on hand flooding a local small business to purchase something in order to support that business and the community.

There’s a website about it! See if there’s one in your town!

I didn’t have time to figure it all out. Could I just go there and be part of it? Was there a club you had to belong to? Did I have to spend the $20 I read you should bring with you? How did this work?

I almost didn’t go, but then I heard there were cookies! So I went. It was just a  quick ride down the road. When I got to the meeting place just as the group had started moving. I followed and we all crammed into a store selling items by local artists. For a moment it seemed the group of about 30 people wouldn’t fit in … read more