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Monthly Archives: April 2007

sink or swim

I haven’t been sewing at the same breakneck speed as last year.  Somehow this round of stress, oh, I’ll just say it – depression laced with anxiety – has crippled me a bit.  I’ve tried not to let it get to me.  There are so many things to feel blessed about, I keep reminding myself.  […]

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good bombs

It’s been quiet around here at times, hasn’t it?  A few of you have noticed.  When J. was deployed I had to be careful about that because some of you would think the worst.  I won’t bore you with everything.  It’s been stressful here.  Very. Very. Stressful.  I pride myself on being in control of […]

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look at you, girl

A few months ago I panicked.  E. was getting bigger.  And bigger.  Everyday.  She just wouldn’t stop growing already.  And I realized she wasn’t my baby anymore.  So I did what any rational person would do: I hired a photographer to come out and capture her little features before she grew out of it all. […]

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inspired by pixie stix

(Or "Mini Swap, Continued") **EDIT:  For some really cute pics of Claire in her mini apron (and play mitt), go here. Doesn’t it look like candy?  Sweet Tarts, or my favorite – Pixie Stix?  I remember making my own version of pixie stix as a kid – a kool-aid packet and cup of sugar in […]

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a mini swap

Remember Bird Week?  That sweet tweet was handmade by our mini-apron swap friend Shanna at Pink Trees. Let me back up for a second.  I could tell from the minute the swap package arrived that I should be prepared to feel inadequate in my own swapping abilities (notice the hand-illustrated label): It’s almost like Shanna […]

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