Monthly Archives: August 2010

Baby Update

I had a midwife appointment this morning and the baby is head down! Hooray! I know having a breech baby is really rare but I’ve read enough/known enough people with breech babies to be worried about it.  So hooray for … Continue reading

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Some large things

or a baby in a uterus (at 34.5 weeks), an alpaca, a llama, and an ignored zucchini plant (oops).

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(Only 4 1/2 hours late!)

Technically it’s only 4:30 in the morning Alaska time so I’m only going to be 4 1/2 hours late to wish Meggan a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! We’re looking forward to seeing you in a few weeks!

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Construction and beginning again

I taught in our school district for the last five years.  In those five years, I taught at 3 middle schools.  I started at a new school in 2005, 2008, and 2009.  All three times, the school was under construction … Continue reading

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Christmas in August

Last weekend, I was in charge of a craft-making party for the women at our church.  We made felt Christmas ornaments to sell at the Advent Bazaar in December, to benefit the mercy ministries at our church.  I searched the … Continue reading

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Likes and Dislikes

Some things from the past week that I DON’T like: 1. Unasked for, insensitive, badgering parenting advice.  I suppose I’m just going to have to develop a thick skin about this kind of stuff but seriously?  Do you really think … Continue reading

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Fun fabric + quick project = satisfying afternoon

My friend Sharla gave me a bunch of fun fabric as part of my shower present – she used it to wrap her other present, which went along with the “green” theme of the shower.  (She very thoughtfully gave me … Continue reading

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Getting Bigger! (31 Weeks)

(with my newly sewn purse)

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Sewing Club Summer Edition 2010

Anne, Heather, and I decided to chose a much harder project for our Sewing Club Summer Edition 2010 adventure (at least harder than the one we chose for last summer).  So we chose the Tabitha Bag, a gorgeous bag that … Continue reading

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Christmas in August

For some reason, I had crazily swollen feet yesterday.  So I needed a project to keep me busy while still sitting.  Enter the pinecone wreath.  Actually, the puff ball wreath or whatever these things are called. I’ve loved them ever … Continue reading

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