13 11, 2009


By |November 13th, 2009|Me, sew-n-tell|23 Comments

I must say - your response to yesterday's post has been amazing! Thank you for all your answers and questions, and being so encouraging. I will take my turn after I show you this --I finished this one off in a mini quilt - it measures 8" square. I love it! I decided my larger [...]

12 10, 2009


By |October 12th, 2009|Me|31 Comments

I do my best to be content with what I have each day, and not covet. But some days it is SO hard!Here's a brutally honest picture for you -- my computer/desk space.I've been spending so much time here - I need to purge again! One of my wishes is a netbook, so I can [...]

21 09, 2009

Please Excuse Me –

By |September 21st, 2009|Me|11 Comments

While I quickly recover from a case of the sniffles. It seems to happen easily this time of year around here - the daily temperatures flux from 70 and 80 to 30 and 40 on a daily basis, and the body just has a hard time keeping up! Ella and I stayed on the couch [...]

13 08, 2009

Our 10th Wedding Anniversary!

By |August 13th, 2009|Me|53 Comments

We were married 10 years ago today, well tonight. We had an evening, candlelight ceremony in Poulsbo, Washington where I grew up. It was beautiful and just as planned, but more than anything I was so happy that the day had come and we were married at the end of it!10 years seems like a [...]

21 07, 2009

21 : : Our Mornings

By |July 21st, 2009|Me, photographs|14 Comments

Since school has been out, I've been working on my own morning routine. Which means going to bed prior to midnight :) Now that everyone sleeps through the night - I have no excuse! A new stroller arrived yesterday, I have been saving for it for a while, and now regular walks are part of [...]

29 05, 2009

New Cut!

By |May 29th, 2009|Me|44 Comments

I've been cracking up with all the comments I've had the last few days! A few of them really are plain gross too - next time I may think a little harder about the sort of comments I ask for :) I was hoping to not get bored - that's all!Today I finally managed to [...]

4 01, 2009

Looking Ahead

By |January 4th, 2009|Me|10 Comments

I'm not one to set resolutions. I do have goals, but they have been formulating much longer than the week prior to New Years'. I'm sure there are many of you that can relate. I thought I would share my goals here and look back next year to see how far I've come -- First [...]

28 11, 2008

I Am Thankful : : 8

By |November 28th, 2008|Me, Thankful|9 Comments

It seems I have avoided this place for much of the week. This year has been full of ups (mostly our children) and downs. As you know I am always thankful for the big and little blessings in my life - I AM blessed. But this Thanksgiving was different - in so many ways. I [...]

24 11, 2008

For Me

By |November 24th, 2008|Me, My kids|4 Comments

I know that they could have used it though, they have been at each other's throats since 7:30 this morning. Rest time. I'm sure some of you are thinking "What she hasn't been having rest time!?" In my defense - for the last 5 years almost, I have had a baby and a napper, who [...]

22 10, 2008

One Day at a Time

By |October 22nd, 2008|Me, My kids|14 Comments

A neighbor (without kids) said to me in the middle of the grocery store with my kids - "I don't know how you do it." She had a smile, but I could see that she was concerned/amazed. Whenever we are together in public, my kids do alright, this day they were two in the cart [...]

11 10, 2008

7 Random Facts

By |October 11th, 2008|Me, random, tag|3 Comments

I was tagged last week by Summer, and have been a bit remiss in posting - oops! I always love reading the random meme's about others so figured I better play along.Oh, and it started snowing about an hour ago! It won't stay, but it is still crazy to see snow on the trees with [...]

26 09, 2008


By |September 26th, 2008|Me, My kids|5 Comments

This week has been a rollercoaster! I will have to tell you more on that later.I managed to lose 2 lbs. in the midst of a busy week! Hooray :) Since my little incident last week, I have been able to slowly get moving again - I had 2 bruised knees and one shoulder . [...]