Category Archives: love

That night the great I AM came down!

Merry Christmas! Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie, and Marko (For the rest of the words, and the tune, to the lovely Christmas carol from which the title of this post is drawn, see last year’s Christmas post. ) P.S. Want to … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Great Nine Years!

Nine years ago today, I wore this dress. (after wearing this dress, of course) and today (with no prompting from me, I promise), Ellie asked to try on this dress: And then Marko wanted part of the silly action: And … Continue reading

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March Sewing: A Metamorphosis in Celebration of Easter

Back in December 2006, I announced via blog post that my sister-in-law, Meggan, had found a potentially awesome choice for a bridesmaid’s dress company.Β  A month later, my old roommate, Kristen, and I went to DC to their showroom where … Continue reading

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My Sister is 30 and I am OLD (and I’m willing to own it)

Today, my lovely little sister, Rachel, turns 30.Β  For the past few years, it’s been easy to think of her as my super fun and young little sister who has all this energy and does so much great stuff with … Continue reading

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Born In A Stable – Christ Our Ark – For All To Be Reborn!

Merry Christmas! We love you all! Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie, and Marko For this Christmas, I’m so glad to be able to share with you (with permission) this song, written by my dear friend Martha Mac Iver.Β  She hopes that … Continue reading

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October/November Sewing: Hooray for Katie and Baby Annika!

Ellie and Mark gained a new cousin when Baby Annika joined my brother’s family in November.Β  I have four siblings and I’ve now made five diaper bags, one for each family! (Here’s ours, Eric and Meggan’s, Jon and Leah’s, and … Continue reading

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Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you! He is the Messiah, the Lord!

Merry Christmas!! We love you all! Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie and Mark “Hurry! Hurry! Have you heard? A child was born tonight, And every creature large or small Is precious in his sight.” from Hurry! Hurry! Have You Heard by … Continue reading

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