Magnanimously homeschooling, worshiping, creating.......

Join us on a journey of faith, healing, learning to live with part of our hearts missing, and recovery, as our family rebuilds our lives, after our son's long battle with cancer....and his eventual rise on eagle's wings into Heaven...victory is his...he is serving the King!!!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

homemade summer fun...


Here, Damsel and I made these jewelry necklaces ourselves..mine has matching earrings. This was way more fun than I ever would have thought. A friend, Maryann, enjoys this hobby regularly and brought her kits over to my house for lunch and this fun..loved it! Do you like them?



USA Girl Camp! We love our local extension service around here. If you have one, run don't walk and get to some of there really cool classes at great prices!
Damsel and some friends went to this day camp revolving around American Girl Dolls, the girls brought their dolls and did crafts and cooked and learned all about a different doll's time period. It was so cute. Here is a sampling of what they m
ade.




Here, girly decided to dress her corn husk doll! Very creative.


Here is a homemade bag and hat my bought from a friend of hers that makes these. Someday I will attempt a bag similar to this, but alas, my sewing machine is dead...:( Good bye my faithful old Singer...we shall miss you...

2 comments:

Autumn Mist said...

Lovely necklaces. I might have a go at some jewellery, but I don't wear it very often these days. You have all been busy.

Beth said...

Beautimous jewelry!

Labels

2015 Project (4) abundant blessings and thankfulness (31) adventures with two kitties (2) artzy (3) autoimmune disease (1) backyard (1) baking (1) binding quilt (1) birds (10) birthday blitz (22) blendtec (2) boyz tuff (10) braveheart (44) Braveheart in Heaven (35) braveheart memory (9) cancer (55) carz r kool (5) cats love to quilt too (3) Christmas blessings (10) churndash block (1) classical conversations (3) co-op (2) college (9) cooking (9) craftzy (13) Crochet Creations (1) crochetz (25) crock pot (4) daddy (6) damsel girl (62) Daughter's quilt (2) dollhouse (4) dylan (21) family (43) father/son (6) favorite products (3) field trip (7) flashback friday (3) flowers (1) flying (6) free motion quilting (7) friendship (15) fundraiser (4) GAPS (1) garden (26) getting ready for transplant (8) gluten free (3) goals (2) grandma's the best (4) grieving (2) Hashimoto's Thyroididtis (1) healer (2) history (1) holiday (7) homemade (21) hypothyroidism (1) immune healing diet (11) juicing and raw foods (4) just musing (12) just sayin' (2) karate (2) keepers of the faith (5) kindle (3) learning adventures (36) life's a journey (1) machine quilting blog hop (3) MAGNANIMOUS (5) Magnanimous Photography (5) making it up as i go (1) marvelous milestones (31) milestones (1) mother/daughter (8) movie mania (3) music (14) nature (55) new beginnings (5) ninja boy (1) nutrition (15) organizing (5) photography (29) poetry (3) practice makes progress (2) project 2017 (1) quilt project 2017 (4) quilting (6) reading adventures (38) recipe (11) recipe created by me (1) relapse (6) review (11) scouts (7) seasons (18) sewing (10) soft lovlies (1) spiritual (17) still life photography (1) T agent (25) teens (6) the kidletz (7) The Plan (27) thrifty (5) traditions (1) transplant journey (10) update (30) weight loss (21) wordless weds (22)

Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.