Readjustment and Rainbows

My week began with this. It’s a good thing. At least I keep repeating those words in my head. She LOVES school. I’m the only one crying about it and I feel ridiculous for it. Well, M is pouting a bit too, but she’s 3. Now that K is in school, M might soon realize… 

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Newly Obsessed with Jewelry-Making

I haven’t been this interested in jewelry since I first discovered Claire’s in… 4th grade? I’ve had a few short-lived flings with jewelry-making but none have lasted all that long, for much the same reason that I wasn’t all that interested in sewing until a few years ago– I couldn’t find supplies I was excited… 

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SK8R Dress

So I’m not really sure why, but apparently this kind of dress is called a skater dress.  Are they ideal for skating?  I would think there would be too much potential for a london/france/underpants scenario. Regardless, I decided to be all “street” for 5 minutes and call it the SK8R dress!  (Don’t worry, it won’t… 

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Sew in Tune: Born in the USA

  Hey, I’m over at Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy today sharing my tutorial for the Sew In Tune series.  A bunch of bloggers have already shared musical-themed tutorials for boy clothes, so go check it out!  What a cool idea for a sewing series, huh?  Of course, as you know, I don’t have boys.  So… 

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These again

Much like last year, but this time these are for my own kid. (Also, I didn’t spring for Prismacolor set to send to kindergarten.) Another thing K can add to the list of things that make me a mean mom. As luck would have it, I’ve made a loooot of drawer stickers this year. And… 

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Gift It

Kimberly at bugaboo, mini, mr & me is hosting a gift idea series – Gift It. I’m into starting early this year, as you may’ve noticed from previous posts. Which makes me think “why didn’t I do that the last two years?” And then I ponder that… and remember the craziness of the last two… 

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Help Desk: Sewing For Boys

There’s no telling what people will ask of a help desk… until you answer the phone. So to speak. As far as answering the ringing phone, that’s all me for the moment. Adrianna has just landed on the other side of the world and has three kids to get through jet lag and then two… 

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