Isaac

2014’s Resolutions, How Did I Do?

    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 Witch and a Plague Doctor {Halloween 2014}

    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…

Back to School

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…

Family Photos 2014

We just had our family photos taken, by a family friend (and awesome photographer) Christa Elza and it has been so fun to see the kids through someone else’s lens (I take so many pictures of them for clothing posts, but the pictures are rarely OF them so much as the clothes.) I just love the pictures, and…

S’mores Tarts

    This last weekend, we had some friends invite us over for a fun game night, and when we asked them what we could bring, we were assigned a kid friendly dessert. While wandering around the food store I saw little graham cracker mini crusts, and decided that s’mores tarts would be yummy and…

Knockoff Anthropologie Firenze Velvet Tassel Pillow

    I shared the 5 new pillows I recently made for the family room yesterday, with the promise that today I would get around to posting the tutorial for the Anthropologie inspired velvet tassel pillow,   My pillow is a knockoff of Anthropologie’s Firenze Velvet Tassel Pillow,   My teal velvet fabric color was…

How’s it going?

I keep putting off posting anything new, a. because I don’t want to overwhelm poor Paul while he is fiddling with the new design, and b. because I am currently still a little intimidated by the new WP format and figuring out how to do a post with pictures and links etc. so sorry if…