Monthly Archives: March 2016

Glorious Now Behold Him Arise!

Glorious now behold Him arise! King and God and Sacrifice. Alleluia, alleluia! Earth to heaven replies. Happy Easter! Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie, and Marko ********** Watch them grow: Easter 2015, Easter 2014, Easter 2013 ********** The lyrics above are the … Continue reading

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Obsessed with Triangles (and math in the real world!)

A couple weeks ago, I attended my first event as a newly minted member of the Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild.  It was a master class about sewing half-square triangles.  I had so much fun learning all the different methods and … Continue reading

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Brand-New House, Here We Come!

If you want to read my musings on my sadness due to not being able to host friends for Easter but don’t want a bunch of house/construction pictures, feel free to skip way down to the end of this post! … Continue reading

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Classics Club, Book #24: Creed or Chaos? (February 2016)

This is my 2nd post about 2016’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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B-More Bags (I finally figured out how to combine sewing and volunteering!)

Last fall, a friend of mine introduced me to The B-More Bags Project, a fundraising project of House of Ruth. The House of Ruth Maryland leads the fight to end violence against women and their children by confronting the attitudes, … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy Will NOT Be Visiting Our House Tonight (and what we’re doing instead)

You will not want to look at the last photo in this post if pictures of fresh tooth holes make you a bit queasy.  So I’ll leave that one until the end to give you time to sign off! Ellie … Continue reading

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All About Marko

In looking over our pictures from the past couple months, I discovered quite a few featuring our oh-so-grownup little boy, Marko.  I figured it’s probably about time Mark got a special feature here on the blog! Mark had been refusing … Continue reading

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Welcome “Can’t Make Up Your Mind” March!

On Tuesday (March 1st), we went to the Walters Art Museum for an Art Kids class.  We had a great time and learned a lot although it was a bit of a stretch to find community helpers in the 17th … Continue reading

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February Sewing: Black, White, and Red Potholders for Us!

I’ve made a lot of potholders over the past few years – I started out with these simple, bright ones (also, my first quilt binding!), moved on to some crazy-quilt patchwork ones (way too time-consuming but beautiful too!), and made … Continue reading

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