You Are My Sunshine

Awhile back, I was totally and completely shocked to wake up to an email telling me I had won a Silhouette SD from the Tatertots and Jello blog! These machines are amazing.  They are cutting machines that cut... well, everything.  I finally had the chance to give it a try.  And I just might be in … Continue reading You Are My Sunshine

Earth Day Challenge: No More Paper!

For quite a few years now, I've been trying hard to reduce our carbon footprint, be more environmentally conscious, and overall try to live more naturally.  The one area we've been failing in, though, is in our use of paper towels and napkins. I have a large stash of rags, washcloths, and cheap towels that … Continue reading Earth Day Challenge: No More Paper!

Quick Upcycled Tee

Oh, spring.  I have been waiting and waiting for you.  Thank you for finally showing up in the midwest.  It seems my 16-month-old is at a serious loss for short-sleeved T-shirts, though.  This seems silly to me, since he has an older brother.  Maybe I should check that growing pile of laundry in the basement?? … Continue reading Quick Upcycled Tee

Maternity Pants!

Yes, there comes a day when maternity pants are a must.  That day has looong since arrived with this baby!  It is truly amazing how quickly a third baby pops out.  I have a mega problem with maternity pants - they are always too big.  Even in the third trimester.  Because maternity pants are made … Continue reading Maternity Pants!

A Belated Birthday Gift

Last week, the most wonderful thing came in the mail.  My new serger!  This belated birthday present (belated only because I couldn't make up my mind if this was really the one to get) was courtesy of my wonderful hubby and amazing mother. I have yet to use it.  I've read through the instruction manual, … Continue reading A Belated Birthday Gift