I just finished reading the Astronaut Wives Club, written by Lily Koppel. My review for this one is a little mixed. The concept is awesome: delving into the backstories of the women behind America’s first crop of astronauts and discovering the sisterhood that emerged during the 1960s and early 1970s. I loved the excitement, the drama,… Continue reading Review: The Astronaut Wives Club
Check out what we built this weekend – The Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Tydirium! From Episode six… Return of the Jedi. I loved this build – there are plenty of compartments and moving features including fold-able wings for landing. The set comes with Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Chewbacca minifigures – welcome additions to our Star… Continue reading Lego Build: Star Wars Imperial Shuttle
Firstly, I must say that I feel like I’m a whale – but I’m still here! Waiting for the big day! So it turns out that most first time pregnancies go overdue. I thought that was a well-known fact, but judging from the outpouring of messages I’ve received this week, most people think that due… Continue reading Week 40! It’s Finally Here!
The Opposite of Loneliness Marina Keegan I just finished Marina Keegan’s The Opposite of Loneliness – a collection of essays and short stories written by a Yale graduate whose life was cut tragically short after an automobile accident. This book was compiled after the author’s death and captures her thoughts at the end of her university… Continue reading Lessons: The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan
I recently shared a post about my baby girl’s space-themed nursery. The final touch for this nursery is a handcrafted, felted mobile featuring the eight planets of the solar system and a cheerful little sun. I had a great time making this piece and look forward to having it in her room for years to… Continue reading DIY Felted Solar System Mobile