Crafting with Kids – Tips to Hook them for Life

Crafts with Kids - Tips to Hook Them for Life ~ DakotaMidnyght.com

As you know, I’m a mom to two wonderful boys. And as you also probably know, I adore the sheer act of making. Sewing, embroidery, crocheting, jewelry-making, you name it (except knitting, ugh, never knitting)… Even before I had kids, I knew I’d want to share those skills with my… Continue reading »

Picking Favorites – Children’s Books We Love

I’ve always said we can never have too many books. If a friend offers up a stack of kids books, I jump at the chance to add new titles to the kids’ library. I’ve made it a tradition that “Christmas Eve” gifts include books, and I’m always scanning the library… Continue reading »

Starving Artist Art Show Tour!

Sooooo… would you believe that I’ve never done a video before? I was super super nervous, but this is for everyone who couldn’t come to the show. You all are wonderful!!! You can see the frame for my bio just behind my head in the first shot… and I’ve included… Continue reading »

Art Print Giveaway!!!

Well, things are getting exciting around here! My Meet and Greet event is this Friday and I’m really looking forward to it. There were two major undertakings to this show (after, of course, just creating the art). The first was actually getting the show up on the walls, which happened… Continue reading »

Mamalode Article and Etsy Shop! ~ 300 Part 1

No Capes Required (article link) Mamalode.com | by Dakota Nyght

This was really not what I had planned for my 300th post, but I haven’t managed to get it finalized yet, so I bring you Part 1 with two announcements (this post), and Part 2 (up on Monday). First, I’m super excited to announce that I’m up on Mamalode today with No… Continue reading »

Out of the Comfort Zone

Oh man, I really didn’t think I was going to manage a blog post this week, but I’m going to throw this one together simply to stay in the writing habit… things are heating up in my little corner and it’s great and overwhelming and exciting and terrifying all at… Continue reading »