Quarantine 

Sorry for the disappearing act, the stomach flu hit here and hit hard. Everybody was sick. Honestly, I’m still feeling under the weather, but good enough to start digging out of a week of being sick. My poor house is a disaster just in time for spring cleaning!  

Posting will return to a normal schedule with more crafts and wool reviews on the horizon. 

Family Board Games: Dixit

For all that Dixit: Odyssey is an incredibly simple game, it’s one we play over and over again, with all sorts of people. Non-gamers and casual gamers like it because it’s easy to learn and easy to play, it’s great for older kids, requires no reading, and can go very fast once all the players get a hang of the game. It’s also nice to play as a family, because it’s the type of game that allows you to use insider knowledge of the other players to your advantage.

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Dixit consists of a deck of cards and a score board. Your goal is to guess which card is the one chosen by the storyteller, based on a word or phrase they’ve chosen. Their goal is to make sure that only some of the players guess correctly as they get no points if everyone or no one gets it right.

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Cloth Diapers While Camping

If I could go a live in a tent for week at a time, I probably would. My husband isn’t going to let me run off and live in the woods anytime soon, as camping is not his jam at all. Still, we do a fare bit of sleeping in tents, even  now that we are bring Kai along with us.

Bringing Kai, though, means bringing diapers. So many people scoffed when I said we weren’t bringing any disposables with us. Why make it harder on yourself? Why bother with cloth? the refrain went.


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Wild Coconut Wear Interlock Wool

I don’t actually remember how I got turned on to Wild Coconut Wear, but it was our first interlock wool, and is still a major staple of our wool stash today.

We became majority wool wearers around six months, so I can’t yet speak about wool and newborns (though stick around and there’ll more on that in the future). I was influenced by the Waldorf idea that baby should be clothed in wool to help regulate their temperature so they can put that energy to use growing instead of staying warm, and also because I wanted to cloth diaper using only natural fibers.

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Hemmed Medium Longies

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