Non-Valentine’s Day Gift!!

Last Friday Teacher asked if he had to get me a Valentine’s Day present. Being a good wife I said “No, of course you don’t have to get me one.” Then he pulled a gorgeous necklace out of his pocket and said “Well then, I guess you can have this…

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Update on Grandma

My grandma’s test results came back and she has breast cancer. 🙁 She’s having a lumpectomy on the 15th and radiation after. I think it’ll be hard for her to be so tired – even at 87 years old she has tons of energy and is totally on the go.…

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THIS is a bad thing!

Today during naptime I was sitting at the table working on a few things and enjoying the peace and quiet in the house. The sun was shining, all the daycare children were sleeping and one of my favorite CDs was playing quietly in the background. I could hear Z-Man bumping…

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Doctor day today

Little Guy went to the doctor for his four month check-up today. He was such a cutie, smiling his wide-open-mouth at Shannon and all the nurses! He’s doing great – 75% in weight and height. Yea for Mommy Milk! Shannon raved over how well he’s doing, what a cutie he…

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The Hunt for Chocolate & Blue

I’ve been hunting for “the perfect” chocolate/blue fabric. I want to make a backpack style diaper bag to replace our old one, and I want to make a matching Mei Tai too. I have a vision in my head of chocolate brown solid – twill maybe – for the main…

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Catching up

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OK, so it’s been forever since I wrote… I have too much of a perfectionism streak and if I don’t think I have time to do it “right” I just won’t do it. But I’ve decided I need to write, even if it’s just a little bit. So what’s new……

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Why I don’t do field trips

I don’t do field trips. Yes, I know they’re an important (and fun) part of the child care experience, but I’m just not meant to do field trips. Several years ago I planned a trip to a pumpkin patch. For $6 you took a hayride to a field where you…

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Happy serger day to me!

I have a new toy – a Huskylock serger, and it ROCKS! I hadn’t planned to get a serger yet, it was on my “someday” wish list, but here’s what happened: Several years ago Teacher decided I needed a digital camera. I thought he was nuts because I had a…

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Woo hoo – Lily Pad Landing!

Zany Zebra Designs has been invited to join Lily Pad Landing! I am thrilled to be asked to join this talented group of WAHMs! They’ve all been so nice welcoming me already, and two have asked me to collaborate on sets for the grand opening this Thurs. The funny thing…

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