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I know what I’m doing tomorrow!

Felt holiday ornament kits from alicia arrived today! I’m feeling a pleasant pre-holiday buzz these days. Not to be all type A on you but I did just get back from driving all over tarnation to Gymboree shops gathering up this year’s matching pajamas and I might already have ordered the Christmas outfits and bought the advent calendars (they were right at the check out counter!). That’s it for the crazy. Although I do actually need to get started on … More

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inspiring me: new books

Santa brought us some wonderful new childrens books that I’ve been wanting to post for a while now. I’m going to start a list of favorites over on our new second sidebar, which is in the works. Here are some now while I wait…

When You Were Small is one of our all time favorites so I was so excited to get Where You Came From for Oscar this year and it does not disappoint. It’s so cute and clever … More

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doll quilt

Well this turned out better than I expected. Oscar wouldn’t give up the work table while we were working in the craft room so I had to cut this out in my lap while sitting at the sewing machine. I love the non-fussiness of doll quilts. Embrace the wonky!

the floral fabric is from a thrifted bedspread, the big green dot from superbuzzy and the little green dot from somewhere, hobby lobby maybe? quilt is 19" x 21"

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five idiosyncrasies

Should be five reasonable excuses for why I cannot for the life of me spell that word. Anyway, thanks Kelly for tagging me. I put Tim to the task of coming up with these because I, of course, think I’m perfectly normal. Actually we both worked on the list together and had a really difficult time. We could think of plenty of pet peeves, phobias, character flaws, but few idiosyncrasies. Here’s what I came up with.

1. I cannot throw … More