Happy Halloween


Michael and I went as Jerry and Elaine from Seinfeld. Jackson went as Emmet from the Lego Movie.  Isabel chose Cinderella. Owen went as Harold from Harold and the Purple Crayon. If you have … [Read more...]

A day at the Pumpkin Patch

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We had a wonderful morning at the Pumpkin Patch today. Owen has been looking out the window at our neighbors pumpkins every day and waving saying Hi Pumpkin!! Hug Pumpkin? Hold Pumpkin? I decided it … [Read more...]

Shoe Rack

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I found this pallet on the curb a while back and decided to turn it into a shoe rack to go on the back porch and house our rain boots.  First I hosed it down to clean it off. Then I sealed and … [Read more...]

Shorts On The Line!

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Last week I came across Carla's blog and her post about this years Shorts on the Line challenge.  I  am so glad I noticed it just in time to join in the fun. If you sew (or have always wanted to … [Read more...]

Simple Maxi Skirt With Pockets


To determine how much fabric you will need to measure your waist size at the spot you plan to wear your skirt. For a gathered skirt like this I would say to go around 1 and half your waist size. For … [Read more...]

Isabel turns 4!

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Isabel I cannot believe you are 4 years old! You wanted an Elsa princess party for your birthday. With Kristen's wedding and our vacation the week of your birthday we ended up rushing to put things … [Read more...]

Owen turns 2

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Time is not something that comes easy these days and time to blog is often put at the end of my to do list. However I wanted to make sure to at least post a few pictures of Owen special day back in … [Read more...]

Maxi Skirt with Pockets

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I just finished this Maxi Skirt that I made for our upcoming trip to Colorado. After buying a pattern and then being appauled that it called for 3 yards :0 of fabric and was going to end up costing me … [Read more...]

Furniture Makeover

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Last summer I wanted to give our bedroom a little make over and decided to paint all of our bedroom furniture. I think I started working on everything back in October and I just now got around to … [Read more...]

A Rescue Party

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Jackson has been super into rescue missions lately so Michael came up with the idea to do a rescue birthday party! I looked online for some ideas and we came up with a fun fireman rescue themed … [Read more...]