In my Christmas Jammies

In preparation for the Frances Suzanne flip entry, I thought I’d get familiar with the Clever Charlotte Chickadee pattern by putting together a couple of nighties (on Christmas eve day!). I found this flannel at Jo-Ann’s a whopping 3 days before Christmas on 60% off […]

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Dear Santa

One of my new year’s resolutions this last year was to learn to shoot my camera in manual.  Although I did actually shoot in manual, every single shot was a photography fail.  I tortured the girls into these photos following this tutorial from Rub Some Dirt […]

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Grace Under Fire

[absolutely accurate depiction of their personalities] Tonight I had the chance to put the kids down early, browse photos and have sole ownership of the remote, as Duke is off enjoying a movie. What a glorious night! Outside a storm is raging so loudly my […]

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Happy Handmade Christmas

fused plastic belt for the chocolate loving neice filled diaper bag for the daughter (funny side note: Scout is shocked that Santa had the same fabric as me….) family tree for the parents- names to be applied soon (projected onto watercolor paper and drawn with […]

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A Crazy Craft

My little brother LOVES sour patch kids. So much so that my kids call them Tyler Patch Kids. He is serving a mission in Boston and will be away this Christmas and we wanted to send him a few of his favorite things. After searching […]

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Mantle of paper and felt

Living without all our belongings can be very liberating, but it does cause pretty sparse holiday decor. I wanted to create a little holiday cheer without spending our savings. I really hate cutting lots and lots of tiny things, but the garland is great. I […]

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