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Jul 25, 2007
remember this?

Remember this?


I finished all the french knots and love how it turned out-I love when things are a little wonky-now I just have to sew it into a doll blanket.


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Jul 24, 2007
tuesday morning

I discovered these tomato plants while walking through the city.


I love it that these plants can grow so good in such an unusual place.

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Jul 21, 2007
flickr favorite

Just added this to my flickr favorites

Dolly



There is nobody in the world like Dolly, such an amazing song writer!!





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Jul 20, 2007
Panaderia

What do you do with 2 squirrley girls when you only have $2.50 in your purse?
You head over to your local PANADERIA .

Cookie GOODNESS

Here is a shot Pearl took inside-I love it!!!


2 happy customers, and for under $2.00



thanks Pearl for all of the great photos!!!


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Jul 16, 2007
the needles are back

I decided to knit in the heat of summer-couln't resist when I saw this pattern.
Here is my littlest niece Ava modeling it for you.

You can find the pattern here-I made with Rowan All Seasons Cotton.
(easy, fast knit-I started it yesterday and finished it this afternoon)

Pearl once again snatched up my digital camera ran around the room taking pictures-I love this picture she took of us.
(Mattie has no idea who the Power Rangers are.. she just wanted the pink one.)

Mama and her pink power ranger- a little tired-but that's us!!!





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Jul 13, 2007
we're back with pictures

It basically was 3 weeks of glorious time in the country with my girls, grandma, and a few close friends.

HEre are a few highlights

riding around in our golf cart pretending to be pirates


(making mud pies with friends)-clean up is easy with a garden hose!!


(catching beautiful goldfish with  nets-Yes, we had to bring some home)


holding the baby robin the boys found and raised until it could fly away

There was also
grilled food
sunsets
fishing
swimming
singing
camp fires
and so much more-I am so lucky to be going back in less then a month




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Jul 11, 2007
home sweet home

We are back home after 3 weeks of living life in the country.
There is nothing better then coming home to your own bed.


I will share more with you in a couple of days after gathering up all of my photos.


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Jun 14, 2007
wool bracelets

When Mattie was a newborn I bought this.
 

and now three years later, I am turning them into these


Gosh I love these colors!!!-Yes! It was worth the wait
(this is my first batch)

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Jun 12, 2007
little boxes of matches

I decided to decoupage some little boxes of matches.
I think they look really cute and both sides are different.

this is my last week to get ready for the craft fair and I am running out of time.

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Jun 5, 2007
owl and the alphabet

Finally the softie that I made for the swap is in the mail.


My crooked little owl was sent to
Donielle today.
In the process of making the owl, my sewing machine broke and I wanted to throw the whole thing in the garbage, but I decided just to finish it and send it on it's way.  Now I think she looks kinda cute in this picture.

This was my very first softie/original pattern and you can tell when you look closely-that I am indeed a beginner at sewing.

I am going to start a summer Alphabet Along over at
Littlebear.
Over the summer I want to make a craft, bake a recipe,  read a book , or just take a photo for every letter in the alphabet.
Anyone interested?
I think this could be really fun ( you don't have to have kids to do this either)
Let me know and I will add you to the alphabet Along  list and hopefully you can share your photos with us.

Until then, I am going to brainstorm some "A" ideas
maybe I was really inspired by a wise old owl.






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