Easter was so fun this year. We spent it at home and it was pretty low key. J was old enough to really anticipate the holiday and look forward to it. Growing up, the Easter Bunny would string yarn all over the house. When we woke up we would wind up the ball of yarn … More Easter
A couple weeks ago we went on a weeklong Disney World extravaganza! We have to miss out on some upcoming extended family vacations and so we decided to do something fun with just our family. It was awesome, exhausting, and amazing all wrapped up into one week. It was also Michael’s birthday and it was … More Disney
I’ve been sewing for about five years now and I’ve gotten pretty decent at it, but one thing continues to be a challenge for me, and that is sewing for myself. I’m a little more curvy than my daughter ; ) and I look really frumpy in loose fitting clothing. So easy swing dresses and … More When At First You Don’t Succeed…
How was your Thanksgiving? We went to Las Vegas with my family. We ate a ton, and walked even more. I loved being with my family all together. The only thing I would change is my caffeine intake. I seriously did not drink enough diet coke on this trip. Vacations with two kids is no … More Thanksgiving and a bit of Christmas
Oh Halloween, how I love you. The excuse to spend too much money and too much time creating fun costumes is always welcome. This year after much deliberation J choose to be Belle. She was sad that Michael and I were planning on going as Star Trek Enterprise crew members so I told her that … More Halloween 2016
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I’ve loved this skirt ever since I first saw it on pinterest years ago. You can imagine my disappointment when I clicked on the link and it took me to a blog in Dutch with a rather unspecific tutorial. Plus the skirt wasn’t even lined! A see-through pom pom skirt just wasn’t going to do … More Pom Pom skirt tutorial