Category Archives: faith

Growing Old Together

You thought this was going to be a sappy love post about Nik and me, didn’t you? Instead, today we’ll feature Ellie and her little friend, P! P is just three months older than Ellie.  It’s been fascinating to watch … Continue reading

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August/September Sewing: Christmas Ornaments for Church

For the third year in a row (here’s year #1 and #2), I’m coordinating an “ornament making party” to support the mercy ministries at our church.  The ladies of the church sew felt ornaments to be given as thank yous … Continue reading

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My Sabbath Quandary

Nik and I try to honor the Sabbath by resting as best we can.  We take the day off from using the Internet (and our computer).  We also try to get all our necessary work done on Saturday so that … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2012, Mini-Adventure #4 (and the final one)

The fourth and final Spring Break 2012’s Mini-Adventure was Easter and hosting Easter Brunch for 29 people! Here’s our family Easter picture (and here’s last year’s for comparison): The brunch was a potluck so it was surprisingly easy and fun … Continue reading

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The Easter Banners!

I decided to break this post into two parts: this one, about the banners themselves and a second one, about the my sewing process. The following three banners were a collaboration between Ann, Cindy, Alison, Joanna, and me.  It was … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

To our family and friends who are celebrating Easter today (in the Orthodox Church), we wish you Happy Easter!

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Happy Easter!

“Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” Hallelujah!

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February Sewing: A New Skill and Project

I’m part of a team of fabric artists** who are creating banners to hang in our church for Easter.  I’m not going to say much more about the project because I don’t want to ruin the surprise/celebration effect when they’re … Continue reading

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Fancy, Fancy

Our dear friends from church, Elizabeth and her mother Paulette, gave us this beautiful, fancy dress not too long ago.  Ellie wore it for the first time on Sunday and I have to say, I was a bit conflicted.  Wow!  … Continue reading

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Channeling June Cleaver

This morning, I was busily vacuuming, trying to get some of my chores done before Ellie and I left for moms’ group at church.  I was already ready to go but had some extra time.  I felt like dressing up … Continue reading

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