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Sweet Relief

I had been running on pure adrenaline for so long that now that the figurative fire has been extinguished from under my family’s figurative butt at the beginning of December, I’ve been wandering around in a daze. You mean I have a husband on the weekends? You mean we aren’t spending every waking (and sleeping) […]

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Attack of the Pajama Eaters 2012!

I want to thank you all for your sweet comments and encouragement on my last, rather depressing, post. I like to keep it real as much as I am able on this blog and sharing my “failures”, while a little scary, was incredibly cathartic. Now that I’ve processed through the disappointments, I am able to […]

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Family Photo - Fall 2012

I Am Failing At Christmas

I am failing at Christmas. There will be no Christmas Cards sent, cookie exchanges attended, nor thoughtful packages of cookies distributed to new neighbors. No Christmas lights have been hung on our house, or adorable DIY wreath on our door. I only have 3 stockings for my 4 children, and I hate them (the stockings, not […]

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Giving the Gift of Sewing to a Child

Not content with brainwashing my own children into loving sewing, this Christmas I’ve decided reach out to my nieces, aged 7 and 9, as well. For their gift, I’ve put together a complete sewing kit. In my mind, this will make me the coolest auntie ever. I hope the girls (and their mom) agree. We […]

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Christmas Bathrobes

Christmas Bathrobes

woohoo! More Christmas presents finished up! These I can share because I don’t think any of my kids are subscribed to my blog. heh. If I keep sewing at this rate, maybe I will have time to get around to making some stockings this year. (Please? )   I know Christmas PJs are a pretty […]

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Pickle Ornaments, made by sewfearles.com, designed by Abby Glassenberg

Five Lil’ Pickles

Normally, I would keep my Christmas gift crafting under wraps, but in the case of these pickle ornaments, I just had to share. Don’t they make you giggle? Why you ask? Um… Why Not? And there is a fun little tradition where you hide a pickle ornament on your Christmas tree for your holiday guests […]

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