Monthly Archives: April 2013

Life Is Good

Both children are asleep, in bed, without needing me to touch them.  Nik is washing dishes (digging us out of the Baking Day hole).  I just finished cutting all the Baking Day bread, readying it for the freezer.  We’re listening … Continue reading

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Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along, Part 1, bonus material, continued: more fabric inspiration

This is the second bonus edition of Part One of my Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along.  For an introduction to this tutorial and to see the finished book and a table of contents for all the parts, see this post. Next week, … Continue reading

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A Post Especially For Nana

Ellie has started pulling up her blanket all the way to her chin (and sometimes over her head).  She wants to be “cozy and warm.”  So we thought we’d show Nana how she does that with her blanket ! 🙂

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US VegWeek 2013 Recipe: Veggie Burrito Bake

Although US VegWeek 2013 is officially over, I still have a couple favorite recipes to post so here’s one more.  (Why I’m posting them is here). Here’s my confession for the week:  Although Nik managed to remain a vegetarian for … Continue reading

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Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along: Stop Cutting!

I just realized that my cutting directions are incorrect for the color book tutorial.  Sorry about that! Rather than cutting twelve 8.5 by 8.5 inch squares of muslin, you really need to cut ten of those plus two 9×9 inch … Continue reading

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Plastic Surgery

Last week, Ellie pulled the mouth thread out of her doll.  Feeling justified in my procrastination about adding hair, it was an easy thing to add a new mouth.  Ellie requested teeth so this is what her doll looks like … Continue reading

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US VegWeek 2013 Recipe: Chardopita

Here’s another one of our favorite recipes (and why I’m posting them is here).  Chardopita (spanikopita made with swiss chard) is usually an appetizer or side dish but we like to eat big pieces of it along with some kind … Continue reading

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