Happy Thanksgiving from our Thankful Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving! This year we followed @BusyToddler’s lead and made a Thankful Turkey! It took just a couple minutes to make a turkey and feathers out of construction paper, and it’s all held together with painters tape. Every day we talked with Amelia about what she is thankful for and added a new feather to… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from our Thankful Turkey

Craft Chat

Oh Christmas Tree Cross Stitch

Ta da, it’s done! I started working on this Oh Christmas Tree pattern by All Through the Night in September, with low expectations for finishing it this year, but it stitched up faster than I thought! I loved all the tiny details and using just one thread color (Spinach by Classic Colorworks) simplified the process.… Continue reading Oh Christmas Tree Cross Stitch

Craft Chat

WIP Wednesday

Happy Wednesday! Checking in with another peek at my current works in progress. Oh Christmas Tree cross stitch So, so close… maybe next week I’ll have a finish! … Sewing Again My sewing machine is out of storage and ready to go again! I don’t have a big project in mind yet but I’ve been… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

Chit Chat

Four Months with Jon

Jon is four months old! As per blog tradition, I’m back to sharing monthly updates. Four Months Old Likes: cooing (loudly!), observing life from the carrier sling, smiling all the time, teething toys, watching Big Sister, FaceTime with Gaga (and sticking his tongue out at her!) Dislikes: being hangry, being in the car seat If… Continue reading Four Months with Jon

Book Chat

Reading Life: October 2019

So this may be a new low… only one book read this month?! October felt like a marathon from beginning to end, from Amelia’s 3rd birthday to fall festivities, with two visits from family and a couple weeks of congestion thrown in for good measure. Side tangent: does anyone else feel like Autumn is the… Continue reading Reading Life: October 2019