11 06, 2009

Quilt Along Progress

By |June 11th, 2009|My kids, quilt-along|34 Comments

I have to admit it – I’ve been overwhelmed by the project I took on. A queen, almost king sized quilt! What was I thinking??To have a few less pieces to deal with I made 4-patches of my blocks. Great idea! I had decisions to make for each block but not […]

3 06, 2009

Summer Routine

By |June 3rd, 2009|My kids, quilt-along|33 Comments

Our first week without school, is good, but as always working into a new routine makes for a few hiccups in schedules and productivity! I haven’t made as much progress as I had hoped for so far this week but some is better than none! I will get there :)I’m all organized and […]

25 05, 2009

Evidence of a Great Weekend!

By |May 25th, 2009|Celebrations, My kids|30 Comments

I hope that you all had a great weekend, near or far! I have lots of pictures to prove my weekend was a blast!Coldstone icecream cake–Owen eating it –Outside on the new patio–Owen eating the dirt–From my little vegetable patch – I know most in the US are already eating from their gardens or […]

27 04, 2009

A Notion or Two – April

By |April 27th, 2009|a Notion or Two, My kids|19 Comments

So I have this thing. I have to finish before I can move on to the next thing. Not usually a problem – but sometimes I really want to move on to the next thing and my OCD won’t let me! Today I finished up my block for A Notion or Two, Russ […]

15 04, 2009

What I’ve Learned As a Soccer Mom . . . so far

By |April 15th, 2009|My kids|13 Comments

In less than a month my oldest will be 9. Gabriella or Ella, as I mostly call her, is a very, very patient child. We’ve done a few ballet classes for her, and some gymnastics for Emmalie, but those are once a week commitments that hardly last an hour. You see, when […]

29 03, 2009

Recent Happenings — Around the House

By |March 29th, 2009|My kids|7 Comments

Owen, our big boy – he’s 21 months old (or young) and not talking too much. He has three big sisters and mama to grunt and point with! We all get him :) Recently when he was asking for a snack (with a grunt) I said “Say please mama” his response is […]

25 03, 2009

Disney Program – at last :)

By |March 25th, 2009|My kids|10 Comments

I’ve been working behind the scenes here to figure out youtube and how to upload video from our slightly outdated video camera. Since I’ve been blogging I have become more and more techy – go figure!There’s 4 third grade classes, so the teacher’s were busy coordinating 80-90 students – they look like a lot […]

24 03, 2009

Have you noticed?

By |March 24th, 2009|My kids, work in progress|11 Comments

There’s a huge blog party going on! The ladies at 5 minutes for mom are hosting and over 700 bloggers are participating so far. There’s tons of giveaways and fun stuff going on. If you came from over there – Welcome!A couple of my favorite posts about my kids are :MommyhoodIt Smells […]

5 03, 2009


By |March 5th, 2009|My kids|28 Comments

I thought I would share a few reason why I love being a mom :)~ Spontaneous hugs, the kind that knock you over.~ Slimy kisses from my boy.~ Watching my determined Ella shovel the sidewalk, so that they all can ride bikes/scooters.~ Seeing pride on their faces with each new accomplishment.~ The precious moments when […]

19 01, 2009

Baby Doll Quilts

By |January 19th, 2009|Etsy, finished quilt, My kids|18 Comments

After seeing my pictures from Christmas, a friend on Facebook asked for a doll quilt for her little girl. At first I thought about doing 1 or 2, but I seem to work in threes when it comes to doll quilts! I couldn’t weed out my fabric selections – so three it is […]

27 12, 2008

Sledding Fun

By |December 27th, 2008|My kids|8 Comments

I have to say upfront – I don’t have any pictures. . . I know not good blogging etiquette! Getting all 6 of us out the door in snow gear is all I’m going to say :) That and our camera is big (dslr) and could easily be hurt – which would not […]

16 12, 2008

A Little Artist

By |December 16th, 2008|My kids|4 Comments

While I was busy at the table this morning Sophia was happily drawing. She had pulled nearly every sheet of paper out of a pad she found on the shelf. Little monsters and letters. Emmalie and I agreed that the one on the right is a jellyfish, and on the left […]