Emmie’s New Coat

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So I wish I was kidding, but I literally started this project January of 2014. (as my instagram account can attest) Thankfully I made it too big for Emmie, because it still fits her well, especially considering how much she has grown this year. I got it 80% done, but then ran out of steam…

I Can Be Denied Nothing!!!!!

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  Today is my 35th birthday, which is pretty exciting I like getting older, I sort of feel like I’ve earned it and am becoming more of a real grownup. Since it’s my 35th, I decided that I would make a list of 35 facts about myself, that maybe everyone doesn’t know, so if you…

Middle School Dance

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Emmie had a middle school dance to go to tonight, and it was semi formal in its dress code, so I got lucky and got to make her a new dress! (the pictures were taken at night in our apartment building lobby, so they aren’t great) Emmie was really excited about this fabric, (we got…

Awesome Gluten Free or {Paleo} German Pancakes

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In our house, Paul is a morning person who really enjoys cooking, so that usually translates into some sort of hot breakfast on the weekends (if left up to me, it’s cold breakfasts everyday.) One of our family’s most favorite breakfasts since I was a little girl has been German Pancakes, so Paul has continued to make…

2014’s Resolutions, How Did I Do?

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    Hello! Are you so excited about it being 2015? I am looking forward to so much of what’s ahead, but before I get too far ahead of myself, I thought I would look back at my resolutions from last year and give myself a grade for how well I did! Since there is…

A Landsknecht Father Christmas

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Have I ever told you about my obsession with wanting a Father Christmas/Santa that is dressed like a 16th Century German Landsknect? No? Odd, it actually has come up repeatedly over the years in our house, so it has HARDLY been a secret! Don’t know what a Landsknect looks like? Here you go…… They are awesome…

Vampire Ball {Halloween 2014}

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So our final costumes for Halloween were for the Vampire Ball, which was a party held on November first in the Officer’s club on Osan AB. My dress is made from a silk corset, that I trimmed in lace and boned with basket reeds. The under skirt is black damask fabric, and the over dress…

A Witch and a Plague Doctor {Halloween 2014}

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    Since my mom was visiting, I made her a Halloween costume too! Because she grew up in Africa, she has never had a real Halloween costume, so it was fun making her one! She wore the witches hat that went with Emmie’s costume last year, and was a medieval style witch. I made…