Mothering 4

Weekend activities

Saturday was a (relatively) calm day.  The girls had a sleepover Friday night and so they weren’t home.  The boys and I got up and got dressed for a Scrimmage game.  I sat in the car drinking my coffee for… Read More ›

This and that…

Haven’t written anything in a while but figured I would catch up a little… …Went to Chicago for a meeting 2 weeks ago.  Took the kids with me – they had a better time than I did and got to… Read More ›

American Girl

My 9 year old has become totally obsessed with American Girl dolls and their accessories.  As someone who rarely played with dolls, it has been so neat to see her and her sister playing with the dolls, imagining they are… Read More ›

January Sews…

So, since committing to the RTW fast, I have been concentrating on what I need for my wardrobe and trying to consider things that I can use to expand my sewing skills and my ability to actually finish projects.  At… Read More ›

More Sewing…

Amalia has outgrown many of her clothes so she is one of the first people who I am trying to make clothes for this summer.  She is a great model too.  This skirt I drafted using the tutorial here.  I… Read More ›

Minnie!

Addison has a Minnie Mouse thing.  She talks about her as if she is real.  The other day while browsing the sale bolts at Hancock Fabrics, I found this red and white polka dot knit fabric that looked like Minnie… Read More ›

Freeze time…

Sunny 100 degrees blue water glistening 4 kids jumping off the high dive time after time after time It is days like this that I would love to freeze time.  Freeze it here where they are old enough to want… Read More ›