Monthly Archives: August 2012

Perfection

My world is right again, for a little while,  anyway!  My oldest is home from her first week away at college.  All of my children are home! I am one happy mom! I have perfected 3 new items for my … Continue reading

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The value of handmade….

I read a bit of a blog the other day but I can’t remember who it belonged to, sorry! 🙂 The comment was made that people expected to pay more for quality things that are handmade. This thought totally knocked … Continue reading

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Too much to handle?

This has been a trying week. Out of town college for my oldest, “regular” back to school for my middle,  teething for my youngest, out of town meetings for the Hubs, trying to make inventory for an Etsy shop AND … Continue reading

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Lunchtime woes

I first have to tell you that this is the lunch of my 15 year old son. It is identical to the one the hubs will take tomorrow. I also have to tell you that my college student daughter is … Continue reading

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SCISSOR MELT DOWN

Have you ever had a scissor melt down? You know, when you walk into a room and one of the kids, or the hubs is sawing away at plastic packaging or the dog food bag or worse with your best … Continue reading

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STENCIL STORAGE

Over the years, I have done many projects that involved a stencil or applique pattern or cutout of some type. I keep them all. I can’t tell you how many times I have been able to go back to my folder and … Continue reading

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DORM ROOMMATE GIFT

This is yet another thing I have been putting off till the last minute… a “hello roomie!” gift for my daughter’s dorm roommate. I just made this tonite and thought I’d make a tutorial on the whole process. This is very simple and … Continue reading

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DORM DAY

This is my daughter Macie… well, her graduation cap. I had to make sure she stood out on graduation day by “blinging out” her cap topper! I do love the rhinestones! I wanted to show you the whole pic, but she wouldn’t … Continue reading

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SEWING KIT

With my daughter moving out and into a dorm, I have spent the last two months thinking about every little thing she might need. We have looked at all of the “dorm room needs” checklists on Pinterest… yes, all of them…. and … Continue reading

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BABY SHOWER GIFTS

I have two friends who just had baby showers!  I am such a nerd that as soon as I got the invites, I started planning what I would sew for them! I have been dying to post what I made, … Continue reading

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