Monthly Archives: November 2015

My No-Shave Experiment – The REFLECTION (364 Days and Counting)

This is part 3 in my “No-Shave Experiment” mini-series. Here’s part 1, 1a, and 2. So it’s been over eight months since I REVEALED my “No-Shave Experiment” to you all.  Since then, I’ve had lots of great conversations with other … Continue reading

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From Our Thanksgiving Table, We Want To Say…

Happy Thanksgiving! This little turkey wanted to say hello too! 🙂 It deserves its own post but probably won’t get one.  It was a fun little project that Ellie pushed me to finish in November, using this tutorial.  I finally … Continue reading

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We Were Warned This Would Happen With a Boy (plus Black Friday shopping is finished! and happy kids on the piano!)

On Monday, Mark was running FAST (as he always does), tripped on who knows what, and slammed his face onto a little chair at our art table.  Blood poured out of his mouth and eventually I figured out that he’d … Continue reading

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June/July/August Sewing: My “Introvert Recovery Program” Picnic Quilt

Years ago (2008?), the Crate and Barrel store near me was selling Marimekko remnant fabric for $1/pound. This was in my early fabric acquisition days when I had hardly any fabric and the idea of getting “ALL THAT FABRIC FOR … Continue reading

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“Children In Pumpkins”, The 2015 “Sob, They’re Growing Up” Edition

As is our custom (here’s 2012, 2013 and 2014), we went to Weber’s Cider Mill Farm back in late October of our kids with the pumpkins.  Unlike last year, when we got basically ZERO good pictures due to an unfortunately … Continue reading

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