Carter’s Giveaway!

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Have you seen the new Carter’s commercial?  It is so sweet!  I saw it the other morning and it made me tear up.  I love how they say that on the day your child is born, a mother is born as well. I couldn’t agree more. In fact, as a Certified Doula, my most favorite moment… [read more]

Fat Quarter Summer Top

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The other day I bought an adorable black and white polka dot top from Jcrew for myself.  A little while later, I saw this fabric at Joann’s and decided Penelope needed a summer top so we could be the matchy-matchy queens that we are.

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Toddler Tutu Tutorial

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I made my Sweet Pea and her friends some tutus recently.  She is a dancing fool and obsessed with all things tutus. I had heard these tutus were very easy to make and I thought I would give them a whirl.  And, by golly, they are easy.  I love crafts that don’t require a lot of mental… [read more]

Sock Bun for Toddlers

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My daughter is in her first dance recital this weekend and I couldn’t be more excited. You can see a picture of her costume in this post,  it is off the charts adorable. Yesterday we got instructions from her dance teacher about hair and makeup, including how to do a bun. Penelope seems to have… [read more]

The $4, 5 Minute, Napkin Dress

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This is one of those project ideas, like my dishtowel dress, that could easily go either way.  Into the absolute-genius-category or the what-in-the-f-were-you-thinking-category. You can be the judge for yourself, but I am pretty pleased with how it came out. I bought some napkins at World Market, for $2 each.  I used one napkin for… [read more]

Inspired to Sew

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I haven’t done much sewing in the last several months.  I really can’t even remember the last thing I sewed, it was probably around Penelope’s 2nd Birthday. With being pregnant and on bed rest, then miscarrying, I was barely keeping up with work and parenting.  Sewing went to the back burner, for sure. But then I… [read more]