a headband

This is our first project with our newly acquired sewing machine.  Mia wore this headband all over town today.  It got lots of compliments, but to her disappointment, everyone mistook her headband for a crown.

eleven months

I have trouble believing it's almost been a year since this little bundle of love came into the world, right here in our living room. She loves to clap, crawl, laugh at big sis, make us laugh, throw things into the bathtub (like ALL things she can get her hands on), bite, hit, dig through... Continue Reading →

two-surprise tuesday

Our second Two-Surprise Tuesday was a big hit with Mia.  This was a rare special treat; I went "all out" with this one.  The day was both exhausting and wonderful. first surprise: a morning sewing lesson with auntie Daja and a "new" sewing machine that's all her own! second surprise: TWO trips on her favorite... Continue Reading →

valentine’s day

A special Valentine's dinner at my mom's and dad's house, which is extra beautiful and cozy on a cold winter's eve. Happy belated Valentine's Day!

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