Can we all be in agreement that the majority of store-bought maternity clothes are terrible? Not only are they expensive for only being worn for a short period of time, but the fit is funky. Shirts are either made by Omar the Tentmaker, or they are tight AND come down to my knees. The pants… Continue reading Not your average maternity clothes
Hi, ya’ll! I mentioned on Friday that this baby is a girl (hooray!). I have been collecting baby quilt ideas, but I’m having a hard time deciding, so I’m asking for your help today. Last spring, my mom got me a small bundle of red-white-blue fabric off a sale table at Joann’s. It has flowers… Continue reading Baby quilt ideas- Please vote!
You know me, I love to read. I think (I hope!) that I’m passing that on to my son. I often check on him because of I’m suspicious of silence when he’s in the living room by himself, and I find that instead of destroying things, he’s sitting on the floor “reading”. He’ll bring us… Continue reading Favorite kids’ books
Have you seen those tepees they sell at Pottery Barn or Target? The ones that are over $100? Well, after looking at some pictures on Pinterest, I spent about $25 and made a tepee of my own. Whaaaat? I’m part of a book club that is reading Sally Clarkson’s The Lifegiving Home. One of her ideas… Continue reading DIY kids’ tepee
We are currently planning a longish trip for July, which will be Noah’s 9th country by age 2 (well, he’ll be turning 2 while we are there). I am by no means an expert at traveling with a baby/toddler, but we’ve done it enough to learn some stuff along the way. It was usually learned… Continue reading Traveling with young kids
Last summer I started sharing some of my favorite quilts that I have made. Then I got distracted. Because you know, that happens. And then I realized I forgot one of my absolute favorites. So today, I give you the jigsaw puzzle quilt. I made this for a good friend who was having a baby.… Continue reading Jigsaw puzzle quilt
Here is the project I promised you! Ok, fine, I actually promised you this back before Christmas, but I wanted to do another one so I could show you the process. You know those adorable hooded towels you get for babies? We have some regular ones and a super cute duck one… and then my giant… Continue reading DIY hooded towels