Category Archives: 2015

Sewing Little Girl Clothes

Much of my sewing time has gone into clothing. I’ve enjoyed making knit leggings, dresses, and shirts and sweatshirts for for my little girl. These projects go much faster than quilts and can be completed in a nap time or … Continue reading

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Peg People Nativity

I painted peg people for my little girl earlier this year as birthday present. Inspired by seeing other nativity versions and my little girl’s love of her first set, I painted a nativity set of peg people this summer while … Continue reading

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Kitchen Before & After

I think it’s fun to see how a room can be transformed, so here are our before and after photos from our kitchen renovation this summer. We left for 10 days this summer and had the kitchen gutted while we … Continue reading

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Salsa Time!

Our kitchen has been under renovation this summer so we were doing minimal cooking in August. Thankfully, by the time tomatoes were overrunning the kitchen there was enough back in working order to make salsa.   Our favorite recipe (Annie’s Salsa) … Continue reading

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Norwegian Sweater

I wanted to knit this Norwegian style sweater for myself, but before I tried the new-to-me technique of steeking (cutting into the sweater and then knitting up from there), I thought it would be better to knit something in a … Continue reading

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