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The Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch: Finished!

I just finished the last portion of the Pumpkin Passport, the year-long SAL that I worked on throughout 2016. I didn’t quite finish up by the end of the year, but close enough! This was my third year joining the Frosted Pumpkins (check out Once Upon a Time from 2014 and Woodland Creatures from 2015), and it was such… Continue reading The Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch: Finished!

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A Day in the Life

I always enjoy “A Day in the Life” posts from other bloggers to get a peek into their daily lives (AKA I’m nosy), but before Amelia came along my days were a string of “wake up, eat, work, eat, sleep” on repeat. Like most Nine-to-Fivers, I was too tired to do much at night and… Continue reading A Day in the Life

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High Five for Friday!

Happy Friday! Once again, High Five for Friday features five highlights of the week, my way of focusing on the little things that remind me to stay grateful. 1 – Family. My aunt was in town on business and stopped by the house to meet Amelia. It was great to see her in person, and… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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The Wiggle Worm Workout

The latest and greatest exercise craze is here: the Wiggle Worm workout! Watch the expert, as she shows you how flailing and fidgeting can be a whole-body experience designed to jiggle off the weight.  ​​ I haven’t found a musical play mat big enough for me yet, so instead I’ve been walking with Amelia in… Continue reading The Wiggle Worm Workout

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Merry and Bright Cross Stitch

First finish of 2017 is in the books! The second clue of the Merry and Bright cross stitch pattern is complete, a wee bit late for the holidays, but it’s done! This was a fun project to work on during the season spanning from Thanksgiving to the New Year, even if a brand new baby… Continue reading Merry and Bright Cross Stitch

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High Five for Friday!

Happy Friday! Every Friday I share five highlights of my week – both as a recap and a reminder to stay grateful. This week was a quiet one at home, so I’m focusing on the little moments that brighten my daily life with Amelia.  1 – Finish. I made this hoop last summer before I… Continue reading High Five for Friday!