Monthly Archives: January 2012

Procrastination, After All, Is But a Symptom

Here’s my list of what I’m currently procrastinating about: 1. Making dining room curtains (meant to have been done by the end of January) 2. Starting the “Kickin’ It Old Skool” blog series (meant to have been started last August) … Continue reading

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Evidently, It’s Her Favorite Toy

This is what I just found on the camera (taken by Nik yesterday afternoon): Poor baby.  I guess we haven’t given her enough toys! 🙂

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Starting Her Off Young

It’s never too early to learn how to use a graphing calculator, right? She’s practicing her “crazy mathematician” pose here.

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January Sewing: Nik’s T-Shirt Quilt – The Quilting is Done and the Binding is On!

I finally finished the quilting on Nik’s quilt on Friday night. Since I took that picture, I also made and sewed on the binding to the front of the quilt.  Now I’m working on hand-sewing all 230+ inches of the … Continue reading

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Project Organize: Day 4 – Ellie’s Books and Toys (continued)

Continuing with my organizing theme for the week, today I’ve managed to box up all of our books that we aren’t using right now. That has left a very bare bookshelf. Now I just have to get working on making … Continue reading

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So How Do I Get Any Work Done Without Any Toys?

Some of you may be wondering how in the world I get any work done around the house without a lot of toys for Ellie. My answer? Potato peels! I know I blogged about this earlier but as I watched … Continue reading

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Project Organize: Day 3 – Ellie’s Books and Toys (a la “Simplicity Parenting”)

Continuing with my organizing theme for the week, today I am beginning to sort through and organize Ellie’s books and toys. Here are the toys that we have for her: There are a couple other little toys that we keep … Continue reading

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