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  • Emma Grace Sailer arrives
    on Aug 13, 2012
    Emma Grace is here, okay she has been here for five weeks, but I haven't had the time (or energy) to post about it. Check out the details on my family blog, click HEREHere's some newborn photos for you!I am one proud mama! Hopefully now that she is h...
  • Hello! Remember me??
    on Apr 12, 2012
    I know, I know it's been forever......again. I am a blog slacker. Sorry. I hope you all will still come around these parts when I do post. Which hopefully will be more than once a month. I just can't seem to schedule time to post stuff. I sure have b...
  • Velcro Strap Dress Tutorial
    on Feb 27, 2012
    I made my first dress for Emma and it was my own pattern! I love how it turned out: So I didn't have a pattern for this and I didn't use another dress as a guide for the size. I bought a 0-3 month dress yesterday to use as a template for another...
  • Chevron baby quilt
    on Feb 24, 2012
    I have been MIA this week because every free minute I have had has been spent making Emma a quilt. This is the first quilt I have ever made. I am not going to sugar coat it people, it was A LOT of work. I have been working on this thing for three wee...
  • A couple Valentines crafts
    on Feb 14, 2012
    Okay I know it's Valentines day today AND it's late, but I really was meaning to post this earlier and my computer froze up. Yay for being awesome! This is a project I did last year with Lexa. We had fun making it and it's super cute, so I thought I...
  • It's a girl!
    on Feb 6, 2012
    Yay!!!! I am soooooooo excited to be having a girl. I see lots of pink, ruffle butts, dresses, leg warmers, and bows in my future :) I. Can't. Wait! Stay tuned because there will be a TON of baby related sewing projects and decorating projects in the...
  • Guest Post
    on Jan 20, 2012
    I am guest posting today at one of my all time favorite blogs! Primitive and Proper. If you aren't familiar with Cassie's blog, you need to be. She is one of the best furniture refurbishers (is that what you call them?) out there in blog land. S...
  • A Year in Review
    on Jan 12, 2012
    It's been a year (well yesterday it was) since I started this blog. I have learned so much about my style and have learned how to do so many things that I would have never thought to do myself. Lets take a look at some of my favorites, shall we?Room...
  • 2012 Project list.....A little late
    on Jan 10, 2012
    But I am pregnant so I get a pass. Right?!?It's been awhile again people! Sorry about that. Glad to see the blogging world is up and running without me (I'm totally joking of course). I am now officially in the second trimester and it is BLISS compar...
  • A sweet baby dress
    on Dec 12, 2011
    I know, I know,  it has seriously been a month since I posted last. I didn't even give you guys warning! Geez not very nice of me. So for those of you who are new around these parts, I am in my first trimester of my pregnancy. I usually post sev...
  • Round 3 Voting
    on Nov 15, 2011
    It's that time again people! Go VOTE for your favorite! Round 3 project is Styrofoam. You will be impressed at everyones creativity. Click HEREAfter you vote come back and tell me which one is your fav! Can't wait to hear. It's going to be a close on...
  • Wood Canvas Art
    on Nov 11, 2011
    So I made it to the next round in One Month to Win it people! Whoooo!! Super excited over here. The next round is styrofoam (which I had a hard time with, but it's part of the challenge right?!).Are you wondering what project was mine? It was th...
  • Vote People!
    on Nov 8, 2011
    It's that time in the week again where I would love if you went over to One Month To Win it and voted for your favorite project. Hopefully it's mine!!! I can't tell you which one is mine, you are going to have to guess. Come back here and let me know...
  • Yard sale chair makeover
    on Nov 4, 2011
    Guess what?! I made it!! Whoooo! Rounds two here I come!Thanks to everyone who voted for me. If you happen to visit One Month to Win it and are wondering what project was mine, it was the yard sale chair makeover.I found this chair at a yar...
  • Oh Baby!
    on Nov 3, 2011
    I don't know how long you are suppose to wait and tell people, but I am just so excited I can't contain myself over here. I. Am. Pregnant!! Whooooo! We have been talking about it for a couple months and last month we were like "well what are we waiti...
  • VOTE!!!!!!!!!
    on Nov 1, 2011
    It's up people! Go vote! Like now, PLEASE :)Click HEREI can't tell you which one is mine until voting ends on Friday soooooo you are just going to have to pick your favorite one and hopefully it will be mine people! Please let it be mine!After you vo...
  • Do you need a good sugar cookie recipe??
    on Oct 31, 2011
    Well, I am totally going to give you one. The best ever! Seriously. My mommy group made and decorated sugar cookies for a local nursing home on Thursday. Then on Friday we dressed up the little babes in costumes and gave the cookies to them. It...
  • Trick or Treat Bags
    on Oct 27, 2011
    My kids are now officially ready for Trick or Treating! Alexa is going to be Strawberry Shortcake and Ethan is going to be Spiderman (Hopefully, he doesn't like costumes). I thought about making their costumes this year, but really it was just a flee...
  • An Unintentional Knock-off
    on Oct 25, 2011
    Well sort of. I found this table at Goodwill over the weekend:(umm don't mind the messy garage. From chaos comes a masterpiece. That's what I tell myself)So doesn't this remind you of something. Oh are you not a Pottery Barn stalker like me. Well let...
  • Thrifting 101: What NOT to do
    on Oct 24, 2011
    So I bought this lovely dresser the other day at Goodwill. It was painted AND a couple of the drawers were broken. Not anything a little sanding and wood glue couldn't fix....Or so I thought.  Aww Look at the cute little cow boy boots (They were...