emmaroo gets a room of our own

when we bought this house, the sun room was one of the major attractions. finally, i would have a place for all of my house plants to live without scattering them in every room. at some point we added a couch and table as well as my grandmother’s treadle sewing machine. but the room still … Continue reading

day of the yellow jackets

bekah and emma came out to stay with us for a few days because the temperatures were going to be into the nineties and we have central air. all they have is a window unit in the living room. bekah keeps all of their bathroom stuff in the half bath next to the guest bedroom … Continue reading

life with a two year old girl

somewhere out there is a manual for two year olds. no parent has ever seen it, but every child gets a copy on their second birthday. emma got her copy, read it from cover to cover, and exclaimed, “oh, yeah, i can do that!” life with her has been interesting and different since that day. … Continue reading

speed dating in the crafty world

my daughter (bekah) and i (linda) started emmaroo designs this year. she’s laid off, i’m retired – we can finally earn a living doing what we want to do outside the cubicle and the office. with the internet, etsy and a huge craft community it should be easy peasy. right? we’ve been busily designing and … Continue reading

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions for your first post. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by … Continue reading