When I first saw Ti's blog theme for July I figured I would sit this one out. First of all I'm not much of a dress person to begin with. More importantly I was scared. Women's dresses are *very* intimidating! That's when I realized I should view this as a challenge and face my fear … Continue reading Dress Up This Town! Designer Stitch Charlie Dress
Here's a quick overview of what we did last year. We followed the free 2 year old curriculum from ABC Jesus Loves Me. It worked well for us. Sweet Pea was already an expert at most of the motor skills by the time we got to them but it was really great to know that … Continue reading Two Year Old Preschool Overview
I'm excited to announce that I'm making a new addition to my blog. Can you tell what it is? This really shouldn't come to a surprise to anyone who has known me for awhile. We've been talking about homeschooling for several years and our family tentatively dipped our toes into it when our little sweet … Continue reading ~~Blog Update~~
To quote Scottish poet Robert Burns (in modern English) "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men go often askew". Yes I know it's currently July 6th but that means it's only two days late! We were fortunate that our little sweet pea had a great vacation and enjoyed herself but all good things must … Continue reading Happy [belated] 4th of July
Welcome to a new installment I like to call 'Sew What Did We Wear On Vacation'. It's pretty self explanatory: I'm going to talk about how awesome my Me Made clothes were on vacation. We've had a pass to the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga for a year now but prior to this trip we had … Continue reading Sew What Did We Wear On Vacation: June 2017
This is my first time participating in The Monthly Stitch's Indie Pattern Month challenges and I'm so excited! I've been sewing a lot more over the last several months but, come to think of it, I have been in a bit of a rut designer-wise so this week's challenge to try a pattern from a … Continue reading Trying Something New!
A sewing group that I'm a member of recently asked why we love sewing. Here's my answer: I love running my hands across bolts of fabric. I love the connection to my Gram. I love talking a piece or two of fabric and turning it into someone incredible. I love the feeling of creating a … Continue reading Why do I love sewing?