Archive for September, 2010
Made at a summer shower, for sister B and her beautiful second daughter, Daisy. Assembled today. Already a well-loved kid. Oh, and sorry B… I had to let my babes tag on three more flags… couldn’t say No to more good wishes:
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I kind of feel like I am due for a brain dump. I have been ranting and raving and complaining about way too much lately. Not here, in real life. I know that all I need to do is ditch all of the unnecessary bullsh$# I keep getting myself into, enjoy my kids, keep running […]
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“Mom?… Can you make me a wallet with this?” (holds up a white Ikea curtain tie) “Sure, W. Why don’t you draw a picture of what you would like it to look like?” He runs to grab the pencil crayons, markers and paper. Ten minutes later, he shows me this: “So, grey, WITH lines”, he […]
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I didn’t make them. I bought them so I can feel fast. In an attempt to claw my way back into pre-baby(s) running shape, I have joined a running group. It is very similar to one I ran with 10 years ago. We meet once a week to do painful interval training (which I have […]
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inspired by a shirt found here. The lace is a long-ago find from Value Village – a package of five Nottingham Lace doilies.
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I can’t stand it. These Folkwear patterns are so much fun… I ordered a kimono and vest pattern about a week ago (trying to convince the girls to be Japanese princesses for Halloween). It arrived today, with a catalogue that is even more fun to browse than the website. Must… not… shop… online.
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S has a lucky birthday. The end of August. Reasonable enough for her to have a party with her multitude of cousins as well as her school friends. This year, I made her choose whether she wanted a cousin party or a school-friend party. She chose the school-friend party. However, because cousin R celebrates the […]
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