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24 06, 2008

Have you ever wondered . . .

By |June 24th, 2008|My kids, ramblings|8 Comments

How some mom’s seem to do it all? This is how Ella came home from a birthday party yesterday. Not only was there face painting, there was a clown who did magic and made balloon animals, a pinata, and a SpongeBob Birthday Cake! Needless to say Ella had a blast. She did […]

21 06, 2008

Owen’s First Year

By |June 21st, 2008|Celebrations, My kids|7 Comments

1. BD, 2. bd2, 3. 2wk2, 4. 2wk4, 5. 2wk, 6. 2wk3, 7. 3mo, 8. 4mo3, 9. 4mo2, 10. 4mo, 11. 6mo, 12. 6mo2, 13. 6mo3, 14. 7mo, 15. 8mo, 16. 2mo2, 17. 2mo, 18. 10mo, 19. 10mo2, 20. 10mo3, 21. 11mo, 22. 11mo2, 23. 12mo, 24. 11mo3My intentions were to find 12 pictures of […]

20 06, 2008

Loose Ends

By |June 20th, 2008|My kids, ramblings|5 Comments

Well – I managed to sit and have a little sewing time last night. Just me and my machine. =) I squared up my diamond quilt and add the borders. I will have to post pictures when time is more available – it has been such a busy week, and I […]

6 06, 2008

Quilt Top In a Day

By |June 6th, 2008|My kids, work in progress|11 Comments

I know, I surprise myself too! Sewing with 4 little ones running around can be challenging. I just have to plan ahead for naptime and I sew at the kitchen table. This is a blessing and a curse. A blessing because I can be in the midst of my kids […]

1 06, 2008

Birthday Girl

By |June 1st, 2008|My kids|7 Comments

Our Sophia is 3! She has become such a big girl, in the last year she — became a big sister.- had her first haircut.- was potty trained!- has loved being a mommy to her baby dolls.Sophia is a sweetheart, she loves to snuggle and build forts with her sisters. Sophia means wisdom, […]

28 05, 2008

Finished Quilt

By |May 28th, 2008|finished quilt, My kids|8 Comments

So yesterday I sat off and on when possible to finish the binding by hand on Emmalie’s quilt. By late afternoon I had finished – my hands were numb at that point so it was a good thing! It went straight to the wash, for the puckery finishing touch. I took it up to Em […]

27 05, 2008

Did I tell you. . .

By |May 27th, 2008|My kids|4 Comments

Owen is walking?! Last week he had his 11 month milestone and it seemed to be the day he decided to walk. He has been practicing for at least 3 months – one, two steps here and there, occasionally a third. Then it turned into five and six steps at a time […]

26 05, 2008

What a Weekend

By |May 26th, 2008|My kids, work in progress|1 Comment

We have been in party mode around here. First, my birthday was a great day, family, fun and shopping! The three greats. I went to the outlets and got all stocked up for summer. I had been thinking back to last summer and remembered that I spent it indoors, in sweats with […]

19 05, 2008

Monday, Monday

By |May 19th, 2008|gardening, My kids|1 Comment

Usually I feel a little whiny after a long Monday – not today! The sun was warm and bright and it was the last Monday of the school year. Just writing it makes me smile, no more Monday alarm clock, no more pestering Ella to get ready before school, we just have to […]

17 05, 2008

Complete Quilt Top!

By |May 17th, 2008|My kids, work in progress|2 Comments

Hi there! Just a quick post to show you the completed top. I loved putting this together – it was so fast and simple. It measures 52×78″ – not quite twin, but I am happy with it! My plan now is purchase backing fabric and batting – then get to quilting. […]

14 05, 2008

Birthday Girl

By |May 14th, 2008|Celebrations, My kids|5 Comments

Happy Birthday Ella! I am so proud of my Ella girl. She is a great big sister, a super student, a good friend, and a big helper to me. At 8 years old I can hardly believe where the time is gone! I have learned so much about being a mom with […]

27 04, 2008

Mommy Moments

By |April 27th, 2008|give away, My kids|1 Comment

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 […]