Hi I'm Skyler, and I'm into crafts, sewing, baking, and other domestic intrigue!

Posts made in July, 2013

Zucchini Brownies – Low Calorie

Zucchini Brownies – Low Calorie

I have a wicked sweet tooth, also an abundance of zucchini, so I went looking for a delicious zucchini brownie recipe. I was thinking that I would find some healthy and some unhealthy choices, but mostly they were just horrible for you. So, I adjusted this recipe quite a bit to make it a healthier treat! I think they’re amazing and so did Brian and Ada, so kid and husband approved! Cook them shorter for a gooier brownie, and longer for a...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Pleated Baby/Toddler Skirt and Puff Flower

Fat Quarter Friday: Pleated Baby/Toddler Skirt and Puff Flower

This week is a double duty post, which is pretty impressive because I was really planning on not doing a fat quarter project this week. Lucky for you Ada took a really long (3 hour) nap on Wednesday afternoon, so I whipped this little skirt up, as well as painted some baseboards! Materials: 2 fat quarters 3/8″ elastic pearl button (or anything else that suits your fancy for the flower center) Step 1: Take your fat quarter that you want...

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African Beef Curry

African Beef Curry

This African Curry recipe is so good, even my toddler liked it (yeah, that’s right, my toddler eats curry, what?). It’s hearty and robust, yet sweet and complex. It’s one of my new favorites which is kind of funny because I don’t actually really like beef all that much. In any case, enjoy this healthy and easy recipe, we definitely did (and will again)! African Beef Curry Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 1 lb beef stew meat (cut...

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday

1. Blerg. I for one am glad it’s Friday. I was attacked by wasps on three separate occasions this week. Luckily, I only got stung a few times, but still. Two of the times I was biking with Ada and they freaked out and stung the bike tires. Also, Ada’s been sick, and so has our dog. I’m a little tired of cleaning up boogers, vomit and diarrhea. As such, we’ve been going through a lot of diapers lately, so when one of the...

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Vintage Romper Tutorial

Vintage Romper Tutorial

You know how there’s nothing cuter than a toddler playing at the park, well that’s a total lie. Picture this: toddler. park. vintage romper. Yeah, I totally went there. I’ve had cute rompers on the brain from seeing all the adorable things that little Poe wears on the Skunkboy blog. So, instead of making a fat quarter friday project, I made a vintage romper for Ada. I totally don’t regret it. I based this design off...

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