Month: September 2011

ABC Photo Book

I made a little ABC photo book featuring toys and other various objects from around our home. I was originally inspired by lilla a’s I Spy book. I was working like a mad woman to find things to go with each letter but it eventually turned out. I had them printed and just slipped them […]

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This Time Last Year

I was enjoying a little lunch outside with Liam and Eleanor while Amelia was napping. Notice the fly on my sandwich? Yum. And in my defense, I had a one-month-old baby, so our lunch wasn’t high up there on nutritional value. But I give myself kuddos for taking lunch outside and having a little fun […]

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Dressmaking Debut

I finally made my first dress for me. I’ve ventured into garment sewing for the kids numerous times (like here, here, and here), but have always been a bit intimated about making clothes for myself. And of course I chose the most complicated process once I finally worked up the courage.  I came across the […]

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Rain

It’s been an extremely dry (and hot) year for us down in south Texas, with a total of just over eight inches of rain for the year in San Antonio. I can see lightning rolling in with the thunderclouds as I type, and I’m reminded how truly blessed we are. The drought this year has […]

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Chasing Chickens

I don’t know exactly how it became a topic in our house, and I think my husband may have actually been the one to bring it up, but all of a sudden we’re talking about the possibility of raising chickens. We’ve had friends with chickens, and we got to take the kids out to a […]

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