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…

Elsa {Halloween 2014}

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      So, Miss Emmie (along with a million other little girls this year) wanted to be Elsa, I told her that she would be in the same costume as a lot of people, but alas the Frozen heart wants, what the Frozen heart wants! I made the dress out of a blue poly…

Woody and Bo Peep {Halloween 2014}

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    Paul got excited a couple of weeks ago, because he found a stitched hat, that he thought would be perfect for a Woody costume, so of course I had to make him one (It’s not often that he’s the excited one that comes up with a plan!) I made Paul’s yellow shirt out…

Halloween 2014

I know I am late again (story of my life!) I thought I would take good pictures, and that I would have fun photo shoots, but instead we had RAIN, and a lot of it. So only I have bad indoor pictures, but they will have to do! I got the skull sign from Zulilly, and…

Back to School

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I find parenting such an interesting mix of penalty/pity, love/loss. The kids went back to school today, after a year at home with me; we had lots of reasons for home schooling them for the year, and lots of reasons went into the decision to send them back this year (by in large Isaac asking…