You May Appreciate the Irony…

I’ve thought about posting something about a playgroup I hosted a while back. It was picnic themed, and I asked moms to bring picnic blankets to throw on the floor and picnic-inspired snacks to share. At the last minute, I printed some ants and ran them through a sticker maker, then sticking them in a… 

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All Else MUST STOP

Until I finish working on this: I’m a bit obsessed. Care started it. I’ve already rearranged since taking this late last night, but this is the general idea. The top four rows are already stitched. I have a plan for sashing in-between strips. I have children who are going to want attention today. They just… 

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Thank you!

Aw, our friend Stacey awarded us a Beautiful Blog award!  Very sweet.  We have been instructed to do the following: 1. Thank the person that gave you the awardThank you Stacey!  You’re the best!  Now move back to our neck of the woods, won’t you? 2. Pass this award on to 7 bloggers you’ve recently discovered and… 

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A Little Help?

Since Susan promptly left for vacation when I got back from mine, now I’m the one talking to myself.  Because she not here to give me her opinion, I need yours. I made this fold-over waist knit skirt: I fully intended to go all Alabama Chanin on it, so it has a pink underskirt: The… 

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Valentines Day Dress

Wow, that was a creative post title, huh? As Susan mentioned in her post about her daughter’s Valentine’s Day dress, we both used this tutorial again, with even more variation.  I’ll save my raving since I’ve said it all before.  Just go make this pattern.  You won’t regret it.  And so you can see all… 

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Top 10 Reasons why Susan is Awesome

10.  Because her house is happier than the happiest place on earth.  She has a veritable Chuck E Cheese’s for the older kids in her basement, she has Apple TV and can download any movie or tv show you want,  she was an art student, so she has every crafty supply you’d ever need, and… 

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More Fun Than I Can Handle

Here’s an update, in three parts: (and of course the giveaway is last, just to encourage you to step inside my twisting, turning, idea-crazed head at this moment) 1) So as I previously mentioned, I am working on developing a product. It’s keeping me awake at night. Well, that and a teething nine-month-old. I think… 

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Because I Needed a New Desktop…

…and because there are a few supplies that I’m so in love with that I just keep staring at them. I can’t decide where to start. But at some point, it’s just time to START SOMETHING with them. Here it is, just in case you too need a reminder. Double click on images like this… 

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Good Folks Having a Baby: Part 2

When Susan and I decided to make Kyra’s baby’s bedding, I immediately piped up with something along the lines of, “Hey, Susan, since I’ve done a quilt already and you’ve done a crib bumper already, why don’t we just stick to what we know?” Yeah, I totally duped her and got the easy job, but… 

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