Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Another Jo post

The winning letter in my poll was M, so now I will write a post about the letter M,here it is:
M is for Marry, Merry,Many,Money,Mark and Mildred too.
It's for Moses My brother and it's also for Mother.
It's also for what cows say they go,Moo! Moo!But one thing that it's not for is the word poo.
It's for Mail Man and Middle age and Men in the womens dressing room!
That's not all but it's all for today so everybody sing YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                 Moses starts with M.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Layla's Felt Stocking Tutorial

I, Layla am going to show you how to make a simple felt stocking as it is nearing the christmas season.
Here are the ridiculously simple directions:

1. Get everything out:

2. Draw the outline on felt & cut it out :

3. Place the cut out stocking on another sheet of felt and draw around that:

4. You will then have 1 cut out stocking piece & 1 to be cut out:
 5.  Cut the second one out: ...
6. Then place them together & start blanket stitching Them together, leaving the top open:

7. Keep doing it: ...

 8. Round the bend & making progress:

 9. Till the top, then tie it off:

Ta Daa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:
For the design I am going to make a snow man though you can do anything to design it. Here's how I did my design:
1. Cut out 2 circles of white felt:

2. Using a hot glue gun put glue on the stocking: ...
3. Then place 1 circle on the glue:
4. and glue on the next: ...
5. then cut out a brim for his hat out of black felt & glue it in place:
 6. and the top of the hat: ...
7. then add his eyes, nose & mouth : ...

8. glue on his buttons which are made of felt: ...
9. cut out his arms & glue them on : ...

10. then using a glue stick put glue everywhere but on the snow man:
11. and sprinkle silver glitter on : ...

12. and so it will hang: ...

IT'S DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here are a few others I,ve done:

Hope you enjoy making them. Please tell me if you do.


Thursday, November 8, 2012

Interview with our Uncle & More

Our Uncle Davey is awesome and we got a chance to interview him. Here goes:

  1. What are your 3 fav. movies? : Hook, Independence  Day and Rookie of the year.
  2. 3 fav. books? : The Giver, Crime & Punishment, The Stranger.
  3. What do you want to do most of all before you die?: Make a miniature replica of Stone Hedge out of Now & Laters and feed it to the president of the USA while he wears a bib.
  4. What's your fav. holiday? : Christmas.
  5.  What are your hobbies? : Hanging out with friends, reading, listening to music.
  6. Who do you like better me or Jo? (you must answer Layla or Jo) : Layla or Jo.
  7. Do you want to get older? : Nope, I want to get younger.
  8. What's the weirdest thing you've ever seen or heard? : My Mom asking me to marry her.
  9. What's your fav. color?: Black.
  10. What's the coolest wild animal you've ever seen not in zoo?: When I fed a racoon in Berkley peanuts and he came onto my porch. 11.   Coolest person you know? : Grandma ( great-grandma) and Amy (our mom).
Thats it. Here is a picture of him:

 and another:

I, Layla also started an Etsy shop. Please check it out. Here's the link
And a poem I Layla wrote:
My Philosophy:
Do not whine nor cry nor complain
Not that Santa's on his way
But that it drives people
Nearly insane.

How do you like it? By for now.

Thursday, November 1, 2012


The winner of our photo challenge was Ireland at her blog A Pearl of Great Price. Here is the picture she entered :