Monthly Archives: January 2016

Classics Club, Book #21: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (October 2015)

This is my sixth post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday 2016: You Know What They Say About the Shoemaker’s Children, Right?

Updated 1/9/16 – I split the sewing list into two sections plus added more things to the “currently in progress” section. I’ve decided to embrace the fact that I need some public accountability to help me get certain sewing projects … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #20: Summer of the Swans (September 2015)

This is my sixth post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #19: The Memory of Old Jack (August 2015)

This is my fifth post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas 2015: How Do You Remember to Clothe Yourself?

Each year, for Christmas, we give Ellie and Mark each a book and then one small toy of some kind.  For Mark, I sewed him a memory game and THOROUGHLY enjoyed the fussy cutting of all the objects.  All my … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas 2015: Brown Mosaic for a Brown Kitchen

I did very little sewing for Christmas this year (as comparted to my insane production in years past) but did manage to sew a few things.  For Nik’s brother and sister-in-law, I sewed two hot pads. I used the same … Continue reading

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He’s Three! (but don’t mention that fact to him!)

Three years ago today, I did some of the hardest work of my life to bring our precious boy Marko into the world.  Now, we can’t imagine our world without him.  Lover of backhoes, trains, vactors, and dump trucks, he … Continue reading

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