Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge: Getting Close at Home

This week’s CMMC: Getting Close at Home is guest hosted by Brian from Bushboy’s World. The prompt is close ups at home.

My latest crochet project
With a busy six year old around, we always have plenty of writing instruments on hand.
There is never a shortage of books around my house!

Check out the link above with the cute pup to find out more about Cee’s photography challenges.

Happy Wednesday!

-Kat

Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Flowers

For this week’s Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Flowers , I’m using a mix of new and archived photos. I love taking pictures of flowers and I had a tough time choosing which to use.

Happy Sunday!

-Kat

Our Pinterest Fail

Isn’t Pinterest great? So many cool ideas! Decorating tips! Delicious recipes! Crafts, games, and all sorts of goodies to make and buy.

Imagine how excited I was when I came across a pin that promised to fill my house with the citrusy scent of lemon after growing a lemon plant from a seed indoors. It was the perfect little activity to interest a then five year old boy, who loved trying new things. Besides, how hard could it be? We had grown more than one of those little pots with the grass in it with impressive results.

We carefully filled our pot with soil, made sure there were holes in the bottom for proper draining, dropped in six seeds and covered them with more dirt. Added water and waited….. At long last three tiny sprouts appeared and we watched and watered and hoped.

One year later-

Okay, maybe this project required more attention than we realized. Maybe this was just a case of my cursed black thumb at play. Regardless, we did not have a lush lemony smell wafting through our house. And it was fun to dream about that possibility for a little while.

This little experiment has been logged in our Pinterest fail column. On to the next project!

This post is in response to Ragtag Daily Prompt- Seed.

Happy Pinning!

-Kat