Category Archives: Family

Summertime…

Wow, this July and August have flown by.  Heres what I have been up to… We drove down to Disneyland for a few days… We camped the rest of the way across to Colorado… We ate in some of the … Continue reading

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My Summer Vacation

Last week we closed the store, I took a few days off of work and went up to the lake for a summer holiday.  Thought you might want to see what we did… Here is the debris outside our cabin … Continue reading

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My 6 year old is sewing!

Oh man, am I a proud mama today? Yesindeedy. A has been eager to learn how to sew…forever. I don’t really know what has taken me so long to teach him. I bought him a new-in-the-box Singer 8280 for $22 … Continue reading

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What I did on my flight to London, or Why I should never sew on a plane

I forgot to show you what I did on my flight to London a couple of months ago.  Well…maybe not so much ‘forgot’ as decided never to show you.  But, today I finally pulled it out and finished off the … Continue reading

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To Egg or not to Egg…

So, we usually dye eggs with the kids and end up with a fridge full of more egg salad than any one family could hope to consume. This year, I decided cupcake decorating instead. Winner.

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Keeping up with the Jones’

In one of those crazy seconds of life where I deluded myself into thinking that I could jam one more thing into it, I volunteered to be a part of a slice quilt with some of the gals at work. … Continue reading

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Weekend actual, real, no kidding accomplishments

I finally had time to sew this weekend and am going to have to change my ‘About Me‘ to indicate the second time that I sewed a garment aside from my wedding dress.   I made these PJs for my … Continue reading

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Recent Obsession

So, I have this obsession… I am collecting a collection of doll books. I think most of you must know my recent obsession with Wee Wonderfuls, but that book has ignited a search for the perfect doll to make as … Continue reading

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Our New Kitchen

After months of playing with the design and adjusting and tweaking and selecting and budgeting, reading reviews and deciding on a look, we finally went with an IKEA kitchen with a cottage type of door style.  Surprisingly, IKEA has some … Continue reading

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Evelyn

For A’s first day at school, I made him a little worm from the most fantastic book: Wee Wonderfuls.  I am completely in love with this book and want to make just about every project. This project freaked me out … Continue reading

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