You would THINK that since I blogged yesterday about Baby Boy behaving in public, that he’d actually prove me wrong and be a total angel. But no. Last night’s family gathering was … trying. Baby Boy had a too-short afternoon nap, which left him… Continue Reading “Obsessed”
I’m going to a family gathering tonight over at Darling Husband’s parents’ place.Darling Husband will not be there because he is constantly working he has to work tonight. I love these kinds of get-togethers, for several reasons: I get out of the house I… Continue Reading “Steppin’ out, with my baby”
Baby Boy has been EXTREMELY fussy today. Why? WHY? I’ll tell you WHY! Sorry, I’m a little punchy from lack of sleep. And excess crying. Here is the perfect storm of events that led to this: he woke up slightly earlier than usual, took… Continue Reading “Seven minutes to heaven”
I’m Heather Laura Clarke. I’m a writer living in beautiful Nova Scotia, I have a 12-year-old son and a 10-year-old daughter, I married my high school sweetheart, and this is the story of my handmade life.
I have depression and anxiety, and I fight like hell every day to keep them from taking over my life. Creating things helps.
Whether I’m writing novels, decorating a room, busting out my power tools to build furniture, getting muddy in the pottery studio, sewing clothes, or cross-stitching a swear word, I’m all about using my creativity to craft a life I love.
I’ve been writing this blog since 2009, so if you dig deep into the archives, you’ll meet a bright-eyed 25-year-old newlywed who was basically obsessed with having kids, buying a cozy house, and supporting herself full-time with her writing. (Spoiler alert: she got exactly what she wanted.)