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Last Week at the Maker Mama House

Last week at the Maker Mama house… I braved taking the kids on a day trip to visit family in Austin (hook ’em horns!). We got nice and fancy for Easter Sunday… …and I finished Eleanor’s knitted bolero the night before (to match Amelia’s baby blue bolero). We picked loquats at Grandma’s… …and continued our […]

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Lenten Update

Today marks the first day of the Triduum (that’s Catholic talk for the three days before Easter Sunday), and I thought I’d share an update on my Lenten sacrifice this year (which was giving myself an earlier bedtime). I was really great about sticking to my early(ish) bedtime…until I went on my little Craftcation…and there […]

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California Here I Come!

I’m heading out for the amazingly awesome Craftcation this weekend, and am so excited to mix and mingle with my own crafty kind. I hope to share a postcard or two with you all while I’m gone, but just wanted to say a quick hello before I leave. In my mad rush to finish packing/errand […]

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The Week in Photos

This week at the Maker Mama house… We’ve been enjoying the asparagus sprouting up in the garden (I made asparagus omelets this morning!)… The weather was nice enough to bring out my favorite red thrifted sandals… We enjoyed a scrumptious chicken pot pie (the kids call it chicken pot pot pie for some reason) cooked […]

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I Was a Teenage Mother: My Journey through Motherhood

Although I’ve shared a few personal stories on my blog, I’ve never told this one. Just about anyone who knows me personally knows something about my story, or can at least do the math when they hear how old my oldest son and I are. But I’ve hesitated to share the story here. I guess […]

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