A quick post to share my recent win!
A big thanks to Amanda Jean for sharing some of her beautiful stash :) I received a sweet little box of fabric goodies today. While putting Owen down for a nap, my girls found them on the table and were ooohing, and aaaahing over each one. They are fabric groupies too!Ella made this painting at school today! I think it is so beautiful – I want to find a frame for it.
She’s very proud of her work, the sky is the limit for her. I’m very proud too :)
Pigtails and Snails is giving away this gorgeous quilt that she designed herself! I love it and would love to win it! :) Go leave her a comment for YOUR chance to win!
Ella pulled another tooth yesterday! Look at that toothy grin and all that open space :)I thought that this part of parenting would gross me out – but I don’t have to do a thing! Ella had gotten herself a piece of gum, and felt a root snap – next thing I knew it was out :) She’s getting so big! That makes 3 out, and 1 wiggler still in her mouth.
But I know you really want to know if you won!
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2008-09-14 16:09:38 UTC
# 5 is Jacquie!
Have a great Sunday afternoon ~
But in a good way :) Usually when I get sidetracked, I forget to start lunch, and clean the kitchen instead. Today I have two quick finishes to share with you! Joe thought I was nuts pulling out my sewing machine at 10 last night – I had to see if I could translate my ideas into fabric. You know what I mean!On the left is a quilted/appliqued bookmark, complete with yo-yo flower. To the right is a small quilted wallet. My pics aren’t that great, sorry – we are having a rainy day. Here’s a little detail look:I put the Starbucks card in there for scale. There’s four generous little pockets, that will hold two cards each – or a wad of cash . . . depends on how you roll!
Here’s … Read More »
My friend Katie is having a giveaway! And the best part is that her giveaway is helping earn money for their adoption. If you would like to have a little extra to spend at Amazon – go check it out! Fun for you, and good for Katie :)
I thought I would have you fooled! No fooling you though – Jaimie guessed it right off! I was inspired looking around Jo-Ann’s website when I found this – I didn’t exactly follow their directions, but that makes it more mine :) Super simple, and we’ve got plenty of t-shirts to make grocery sacs. Emmalie asked me why I was making another grocery sac. . . I told her we rarely have just one bag of groceries, usually it is 5 or 6! Understanding came over her face and she was off to play again. I have a more exciting sac that I will get off to Jaimie! :)
I have everything that I need for my diamond quilt, but now I am struggling with how to quilt it – I don’t want to mess … Read More »
What did I make this bag from? Guess right and I will send it to you!No it’s not a thrifted sheet. :)
OH and I put a button at the top of my sidebar – click over to enter to win a gorgeous quilt from my friend Dana!
Well, I hope that you all had a great weekend! My MIL surprised me on Saturday, she called around noon to ask if she could come and get my girls for the afternoon. After my Friday post, I was not about to say no! So Owen took his nap and then we two, (2 vs. 5 is a big difference) went out. There’s a quilt shop/foofy home goods shop about 10 minutes away, it has been there a year and it was my first visit! Sad, I know, I do most of my shopping online (2 vs. 5 again). I had a great time, not so sure about Owen. . . but he was in the sling, happy to be nearby. I am happy to say that I managed to purchase a little … Read More »
Hi again! I hope that you had a great weekend – mine seemed to stretch on and on. It was hard to know which day it was :) Today I had an early morning running errands for Joe, while he worked. He’s been working so much he doesn’t have the chance to take care of things he really needs to get done. . . Dropping the girls at grandma’s and running around town makes it a treat for everyone! A package greeted me when we got back to the house. :) I love packages!
I won a blogiversary giveaway, and it is so great! Jenny sent me a copy of her “book” and a quilt.The kids made fast work of welcoming the quilt to our home! It is nice and bright, … Read More »
I forgot to tell you on Tuesday I responded to a offer for free fabric – and emailed in time to get in on the action! I never win anything – the last few months I have commented all over blogland, to no avail. But Valori Wells designer for Free Spirit was giving Olive Rose fat quarters to the first 18 people to email her. Just when I was needing a fix too! They came today – I am so excited. Of course my girls want to know what they are for, I have to figure that out still. I will keep you posted if I come up with anything. Thank you Valori!I also got a haircut today! I was a bit overdue, pretty sure I last had it cut before Christmas. … Read More »
I have been catching up on all the posts I missed this week with my parents in town. One of the first posts I found – after yours, of course! – was a photo contest in honor of mother’s day. Over at 5minutesformom you can get all the details to enter too! $1000 Amex gift card – from Eggbeaters. Why not enter – right?
Two pictures – I had to post the second. We all know that “imitation is the highest form of flattery.” And this is one moment where it paid off for me. You always hope and pray that they pick up the good stuff from you not just the bad! Owen was two months old at the time this picture was taken – just waiting for me while I got the girls ready for bed. As … Read More »
I just learned of this giveaway – a brand new handmade quilt. You just have to leave a comment to be entered to win!