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KCWC: Sunday

I am looking forward to starting my first Kids Clothing Week Challenge over at Elsie Marley.  So today I am going to spend some time cleaning up the sewing room and organizing my fabric and patterns. Hopefully, some of these … Continue reading

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Handmade Birthday Gifts: First Birthday!

This year we started having enough friends with kids to be invited to a fair number of birthday parties.  Our own philosophy with toys is that less is more.  I don’t want my house to look like a child care … Continue reading

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The comeback.

Well, as you know, I have been away from the blog for about a year.  It was a pretty sudden departure, one made without too much thought.  I was pregnant and tired, and feeling overwhelmed.  I developed some complications during … Continue reading

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You’re going to need an elastic waistband.

With the holidays fast approaching, I thought I would gift you with my most favorite holiday cookie recipe EVER.  Every year at the holidays, Aunt Millie makes about a gross of these cutout cookies and they are devoured long before … Continue reading

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A question.

How do you find time to craft, or sew, or be creative with little ones around?  Because my most recent attempt didn’t work very well.  Having the sitter come and watch my toddler in the living room while I worked … Continue reading

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Hello there, friends.

I haven’t been around the blog lately, though it hangs heavily on my mind.  I haven’t been crafting.  I haven’t been sewing.  I have barely even been cooking.  The horrors, I know. But I have been doing a lot of … Continue reading

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Soups on!

One of my recent additions to the list of why I love fall is soup.  I have never been a soup person.  I think it is because all I ever knew was Campbell’s or my mother’s chicken noodle soup.  Nothing … Continue reading

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