sewing

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In memory of Sophia’s first birthday in Heaven, we decided to do something sweet to help other families that may experience something like the loss that we had.  I remember in the hospital preparing to deliver Sophia and panicking because I didn’t even have a blanket to wrap her in.  I felt terrible to not

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We picked up our patio table and chair set on craigslist a few years back and I think we got a steal of a deal. However, having been a used set to begin with and getting lots of wear and tear around here, the seat cushions were getting a bit icky.  So rather than spend

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While patiently waiting for this seemingly never-ending nausea to pass and for my motivation to come back from hiatus I have found a couple of projects to keep me doing something.  Nevermind the laundry, dishes, cooking, etc. etc. etc. that I just can’t seem to muster up the energy to do.  I can move from

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The Pioneer Life

With the unusually warm and mild fall we’ve had, it’s hard to believe it’s the middle of November. When the cold first finally hit though we did get the wood burning stove prepped for the new season. I’m not sure who was more excited to get out the “sewing basket” this year, me or the

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Personal Growth

So, this time it really is closing in on a week since my last post. I would apologize but I’m really not sure that anyone cares. That’s the hard part about blogging, it’s pretty one-sided. I type away and pour out my deep dark secrets(ok not really) and never have any idea if anyone even

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Sewing 101

The first bobbin has been filled and the needle is threaded! The kids are as excited about sewing as I am so I picked them up little plastic stars, some yarn and a big needle last night for them to sew with me. I had no idea it would be such a hit! T was