It's almost my birthday. So I can almost justify having gone to the store and bought something utterly non-essential. Not wholesome, nourishing, organic food to feed my always-hungry brood, nor boots to warm the toes of the most recent child to have a mega-growth spurt in the space of three months. (Grr.) It's a toy! And it's for me! And, yes, I looked on Craigslist and Freecycle first. Because a) there's a measure of mommy-guilt here, and b) I'm a bona-fide, certified, card-carrying cheapskate. But no luck. So I flitted off into the land of Retail, and emerged triumphant (if not downright gleeful) with this:
Ashley's tutorial to make something outrageously cool.
Stay tuned...I promise I'll share all the gory details.