Ohhh the life of a SAHM. It is a blessing and yet there are days when a mom funk creeps in. If mom funk were a creature it would probably be a blobfish. It would grow exponentially while covering everyone with it’s blobbyness and make everything seem unappealing except for chocolate. Ever since my daughter … More Mom funk is a blobfish
I woke up today and I really really wanted to sew something. So I did. I had some floral linen that I really wanted to use to make a top for J. Plus I had just downloaded the free Party Dress pattern that you get when you sign up for the Cottage Mama newsletter, so it … More Hi Lo Tunic
It’s done! I was so excited to get started on J’s Easter dress this year. I couldn’t wait to make the Oliver + S Fairytale dress! I agonized over the fabric until I knew I would be happy with the result. Now that it’s all finished I can see why the pattern is rated tougher … More Easter Dress!
This is a project I made back in November. I found this fabric at a quilting store nearby. I love this store! The owner always has a fantastic selection of quilters cotton, with really cute prints I haven’t been able to find anywhere else. I knew I had to buy this fabric as soon as … More Mushroom top, new shoes, and a peter pan collar
This last weekend we went to a ward activity. It was a dessert auction and silent auction to raise some money for the girls camp held by our stake. Michael wanted me to go all out on the dessert, and I kind of did too. I haven’t done a lot of baking lately. I decided … More Cake and a Raglan T…sort of
It’s getting warmer outside! That’s the best part about the south, spring comes right when you want it to. The weather was so great the other day that I dressed J in her new Oliver + S picnic shorts and top. I originally purchased this pattern because I loved the shorts, and I do, I … More It’s Picnic Shorts Weather!
There is an ice storm outside. J is taking an extremely long nap. So I started a blog. I’m starting for completely self-serving reasons. I want a place that I can display the things I make. Michael can only muster up so much excitement for my completed sewing projects. But, I’m also hoping that this … More And so it begins…