Having been subjected to numerous complaints vis-a-vis hot slides, sticky legs and the like from my shorts-clad daughter, I realized that I had a handy solution: a placemat!
I can't be the only one with a stash of old cotton placemats that have seen better days. Turns out they are the perfect size and weight to take up to the top of the slide and coast right down in breezy comfort.
They're easily folded and stuffed in purse or stroller, and I can think of a few other situations where you might be glad to have such a thing handy. Hot or wet swings and itchy grass leap to mind.
- Victoria, 2013-07-06
Chives are easy to grow with beautiful flowers and produce a easily harvestable seeds in quantity... here's a quick and easy idea for something to do with all those little seeds.
- Victoria, 2013-05-18
Now that I'm working full time and commuting via bus and train, I envy the numerous women I see who seem fully capable of venturing forth with nothing more than an attractive shoulder bag. But not enough to quit bringing my assorted bulky items with me. Time to get sewing!
- Victoria, 2013-01-23