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WIP Wednesday

Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Citrus Biscornu Cross Stitch After finishing the top side of the biscornu, the bottom came together super quickly! Now that both sides are complete, I’ve pressed and hemmed each piece and I’m ready to start sewing the pincushion together. I’ve never made a biscornu before, so… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Eight Years!

Today marks our eighth wedding anniversary! In eight years, we’ve… …moved across the country twice …lived in three apartments and one house …changed jobs many times …faced surgeries, hospitalizations, and other health troubles …put together many pieces of Ikea furniture …made lots of firstime grown-up decisions together …brought Amelia home and started our parenthood journey… Continue reading Eight Years!

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Eight Months with Amelia

Amelia is 8 months old! I keep a journal to write down memories for Amelia each month… maybe one day I’ll share those entries, but for now you know I can’t resist posting some photos and stats on the blog! Likes: Squishing food before eating it, splashing in water – in the tub, in the… Continue reading Eight Months with Amelia

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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 – Visitors. Amelia got to meet another Great Aunt and cousin this week, and I got to catch up with family that I haven’t seen… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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Quilted Drink Coaster Tutorial

Along with the hanging kitchen towels, my mama requested another item for around the house that I made several years ago: quilted drink coasters. They’re great to have around for drinks because they’re lightweight, don’t scratch any surfaces, and easy to toss in a pile or in a drawer to store… and if you make… Continue reading Quilted Drink Coaster Tutorial

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WIP Wednesday

Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Round Robin Quilt Last Friday my quilters guild had an Open Sew Night at our regular meeting place, and it was just the jumpstart I needed to tackle a couple projects I’ve been putting off. I brought Amelia along to get set up, and needless to… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Surviving 6 Months: Baby Gear I Didn’t Know I Needed

Last summer when I was setting up a baby registry for the first time, I was super overwhelmed with all the lists of absolutely essential items online… especially if you start visiting websites or apps like The Bump or BabyCenter, you are seriously bombarded from all directions. Everyone will give you cute clothes (especially if… Continue reading Surviving 6 Months: Baby Gear I Didn’t Know I Needed