Monthly Archives: May 2012

Making New Memories

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DIY Summer Maxi Skirt Refashion Tutorial

 I’ve been seeing summer maxi dresses and skirts everywhere! And I had just the thrift store dress to refashion into one. It was so unflattering in every way except I loved the color and the print.   So I got … Continue reading

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The Crack of Dawn

I wake up early. I mean REALLY early…….. 4:45 am each day, even on weekends. I have the perfect house for an early riser such as myself. The entire east side is covered with huge windows giving me a panoramic … Continue reading

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DIY Simple Skirt Refashion

Paper bag waist skirts. Super cute! Super easy! I started with this dress from the last bag sale at my local thrift store. When you divide all the things I stuffed into the bag for two dollars, this dress most … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day on Sunday

 My beautiful mom! Each time I look in the mirror, your eyes smile back at me. Each time I sew, your hands guide me along. Each time I fall, your arms lift me up. Each time I pray, your voice … Continue reading

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DIY Create Skinny Trousers from Wide Legs Tutorial

Stacy and Clinton told me NOT to do this. But I did it anyway. And I like it! Stacy and Clinton have been telling me all these years with my wide hips that this narrow cut will make me look … Continue reading

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Something to crow about!

Hard to imagine a better way to be way to be welcomed into this world than with a bunch of five year olds cheering you on. Always amazing! Always a miracle! Always exciting! We started in early April with a … Continue reading

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