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Kids and not-so kids alike are back at school this month

The adventure-minded college-bound would do well to heed these pointers on keeping their room — and their gear — in tip-top shape. If you — or your young athlete — are heading to college and into dorm living, it might seem daunting. Where’s your hiking pack going to fit with your regular backpack, and where are you supposed to put a bike without driving your roommate crazy? Not only is space an issue when living in a small dorm room, but keeping it clean is as well. Keeping mud off the floors, shoes dry, and running or riding gear from stinking up the place is a hard task when you’re balancing training and studying. Fortunately, you’re not alone. Here are...

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Top Five Friday Finds 8-3-18

This week focuses on my pick for the Top Five Friday Finds in free crochet pencil themed patterns! With kids getting ready to go back to school soon, these inspired pencil themed projects are key! From a scarf to table runner, pouches to dishcloths – come see! This post contains affiliate links   Patterns listed from top to bottom, left to right #1: Pencil Scarf Pencil Scarf by Karen Lucas – Hooked Up Crochet: Where Cute & Cozy Meet on Ravelry. She writes: “Celebrate back to school with a fun pencil scarf. This makes a great teacher’s gift for the holiday season as well!” #2: Pencil Table Runner Pencil Table Runner by Erin Greene – ekayg on Ravelry. Erin writes:...

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