Monthly Archives: May 2013

And Now, It’s Official – She’s Really Growing Up

For the past two nights, Ellie has slept through the night.  By “STTN”, I don’t mean that she didn’t nurse because she’s been night weaned (off and on, with more and less success), since last summer.  By “STTN”, I mean … Continue reading

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Comments = Answered!

To Jana, Karyn, Elizabeth, Mom, Nicole, and anyone else who has left a comment in the last few weeks: I think I’m finally caught up with answering your questions/comments (and in a few cases, asking new questions of my own).  … Continue reading

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It Might Be A Good Idea…

for me to start paying attention to what I put my son down next to (now that he’s a rolling machine): That’s only a suffocation hazard, a sharp object, and a full, heavy water bottle. No big deal.

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The Winner For Giveaway Day 2013!

Thank you so much for all your great recommendations, everyone!  If you too are looking for inspiration for what to sew for boys, check out the comments on this post and you’ll find lots of great ideas. The random number … Continue reading

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An Early Mother’s Day Tribute

To my mother, my mother-in-law, my sister, my sisters-in-law, and all the other mothers in my life, here’s my Mother’s Day gift to you: (Obviously, I can take no credit for this video.  Check out the other cadamole videos – … Continue reading

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Cuddling On The Bed Is Really Fun!

Don’t forget to enter the giveaway!

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I Knew This Would Happen!

Don’t forget to enter the giveaway! We have pictures and lots of video from the past two weeks of Mark attempting to turn over.  We were primed to catch him in the act, determined that he wouldn’t be that ignored … Continue reading

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Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along, Part 2: Sewing the Pages!

This is Part Two 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. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway! In … Continue reading

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Giveaway Day 2013!

To everyone coming here from Sew Mama Sew‘s Giveaway Day, welcome!  Thanks for visiting my blog!  I love to sew and keep track of my sewing projects here.  You might also be interested in joining in on my Color Book … Continue reading

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Recipe: Turkey Broccoli Cheese Soup

Last week, I got an email from a friend asking me to make good on an idle promise I made in my confession in this post.  This soup is delicious so I’m glad she prompted me to remember to post … Continue reading

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