Archive for April, 2009

Happy Birthday Nathan!

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By the way,  I do feed him!

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April 16, 2009 at 9:30 pm 2 comments

Hobby Hump Day-Tutorials

Here is a list of some tutorials I have bookmarked.

Some of them I’ve tried, most I haven’t.

Desk Calendar-Lark and Lola

Paint Chip Cards-Folding Trees

Dollhouse Potholder-Freda’s Hive

Wristlet-Whip Up


Zig zag quilt-A quilt is nice

Framed Monogram-A Feathered Nest
(this one I have tried and it turned out pretty cute!)

Play House-Restyled Home
(this isn’t a tutorial, but its nice to dream, right?)

Skirt-Sew Mad
(this one I would like to do before I leave for Mexico next Wed…doubtful)

Now its your turn…Make a list of your favorite tutes and link it up here.

April 15, 2009 at 12:57 pm 2 comments

Cascarones

Hope you all had a great Easter!

We ate our way through the day!

Ricardo’s cousin sent us 4 dozen cascarones for the kids. Aren’t they beautiful?

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Here’s a little bit of the confetti on the back deck from one of the dozens. We took the other 3 dozen to a friends house!

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April 13, 2009 at 8:24 pm 2 comments

Camping

We took the kids camping for the first time with some friends of ours last weekend in Southern Illinois.
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Big surprise, Piper Ann is picking her nose!

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The kids loved this waterfall.

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4 star accommodations! I was a little nervous about the whole “no front, or door” thing. A few glasses of wine eases the nerves.

Swimming in the waterfall when its 60 degrees.

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Hiking…

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Cool bridge…

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Roasting marshmallows…

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Me in one of my hottest moments. Don’t you live the miners light on my head? They are actually very useful.

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April 10, 2009 at 11:03 pm 7 comments

Hobby Hump Day- Dollhouse

I’ve been wanting to try out this tutorial for a while now.

For my cousins daughter’s birthday I thought I’d try it out.

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I think it turned out pretty well. I love the interior curtain!

Want to play along?

April 8, 2009 at 12:47 pm 5 comments

The Gardens

Last week we made our first visit to the Missouri Botanical Gardens this year.

All the Spring bulbs were beautiful.

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April 7, 2009 at 8:54 pm 1 comment

Embellished Cardigan

Before…

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After…

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April 6, 2009 at 8:15 pm 1 comment

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