Monthly Archives: January 2013

Man down

I saw this this morning while running errands and couldn’t resist taking a photograph. I kind of wish now that I had rescued this fluffy guy from the store.

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a quiet weekend, a brand new week

happy monday readers.  it is the beginning of a bright and shiny new week, full of possibility! last week was a bit of a wash for me, it wasn’t a bad week, but with the kids taking turns being sick, … Continue reading

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monster prepares to travel

a little while ago i posted a picture of a sock monster i had created.  one of my long time blog buddies saw his picture and asked if i could make one for her to use in her work with … Continue reading

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paula deen’s porkchops

i have to admit something, i compulsively collect recipes (and patterns, but that is another day’s topic).  so, when i despair over my lack of dinner ideas, i have been trying to actually use some of these recipes i have … Continue reading

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pit polish

  with all the talk about chemicals in beauty products, and specifically deodorant, i have been trying to avoid buying traditional products when i can.  the drawback is that a lot of the “natural” products don’t seem to really keep … Continue reading

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the troll bridge

it was a three-day weekend, so i haven’t had much time to sit down and write.  mr p did distract the kids long enough for me to work on my latest project.  this furry little troll is from a pattern … Continue reading

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sock monster

i have been trying to free up my creativity and go back to playing around with sock monsters.  i had a great time making this guy and i can’t wait to make more!

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flashback friday

it is so hard to imagine that just three years ago the squirm was almost two years old and the squirt just shy of two months.  i can’t believe we are coming up on age FIVE? where does the time … Continue reading

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naturally curly hair

how many of my readers have curly hair?  did everyone hate it when they were growing up?  have you embraced it now?  or do you spend an hour each morning ironing it out? i don’t really remember hating my hair … Continue reading

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chocolate-y cupcakes with purple icing

as much as i strive to make our home a “yes” environment, i sometimes feel like i am constantly saying “no no no!” “please don’t jump on the couch,” “don’t hit your brother,” “no you can’t have cookies for dinner.”  … Continue reading

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