President’s Day Weekend Fun

People always ask how I find time to craft/sew/blog as a mom of two toddlers.  As a general rule, I only craft during the week and reserve weekends for focusing on family time.  I don’t post a whole lot on our day-to-day lives, mostly because we live in a small town and there’s not too […]

Slow-Cooker BBQ Ribs

Ingredients: 4 lbs. pork baby back ribs salt and pepper, to taste 2 cups ketchup 1 cup chili sauce 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 4 tbsp. vinegar 2 tsp. dried oregano 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 dash hot sauce Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash and season ribs with salt and pepper. Place ribs in […]

The Ribbon Rosette Skirt

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This is one of those projects that’s been in my head for months but that I just finally got around to actually making over the past two weeks.  I posted the tutorial for the ribbon rosettes a few days ago and you’ll need that to create the rosettes on the skirt.  Most rosette tutorials are […]

Ribbon Rosettes

These sweet rosettes are machine and hand-sewn making them sturdy enough to embellish outfits.  I actually created them with the below skirt in mind (just a sneak peek!) which I’ll be posting a tutorial for in just a few days.  I wanted something that would stand up to playing and washing. What You’ll Need: Ribbon […]

Chevron Dresser/Changer Makeover

After seeing this dresser on Pinterest as well as my cousin posting pics of her adorable multi-fabric version she made for her daughter on Facebook, I had to make one of these for the coming baby’s nursery.  The Pinterest pin was uploaded by user so I decided to make it up as I go.  It […]

Broccoli Salad

Ingredients: 1 large head of broccoli, crowns only, cut to bite size A few green onions to your liking, chopped 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 6-8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled sprinkle of honey roasted sunflower seeds 1 tbsp milk 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sugar 1 tbsp white vinegar Directions: Mix together broccoli, green […]

How to Etch Glass

Did you know etching glass is relatively simple?  All you really need is a stencil and some etching cream!  The possibilities of the things you can make with this basic concept are endless. What You’ll Need: Something glass (*Some kinds of Pyrex do not etch well) Etching Cream (such as Etch All or Amour Etch) […]

The Tutu Wreath

We have less than 5 weeks until our third baby arrives and I just now got started on the nursery.  This is the first part of the wall décor which will eventually lead up to the room reveal (and a few other fun tutorials!).  I kind of just winged it as I went along but […]

Chloé’s Birthday Round-Up

Chloe’s not a fan of being around a bunch of people lately (she clings to me) and we don’t live near family so for her 2nd birthday this past week we opted to do a little birthday celebration at home with just the four of us!  Maybe next year we’ll throw a big party since […]

Goodbye, GFC…Hello, BlogLovin’

Just a quick note to let you know that I signed up for Blog Lovin’ since Google Friend Connect is going away. Click here to follow me via Blog Lovin’ instead “We created bloglovin´ so you wouldn’t have to visit un-updated blogs, open ten windows in your browser, or forget your favorite blogs web-addresses. With […]

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