Category Archives: Sewing

jingle bells, batman smells, robin laid an egg

Two more weeks till Christmas and tonight I have about a million cookies to bake for the school’s annual Christmas market and a translation due tomorrow too. I finished my nephew’s gift last night and sent it off this morning. … Continue reading

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This is one of my favorite pictures from this summer. I haven’t been posting shots of my kids on the internet anymore because of privacy concerns, but this one, this one is too perfect not to share. When this child … Continue reading

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horrid, but in a good way

Three has been home all week (again), this time with a stomach bug that he can’t seem to kick. This same season last year with him it was pretty much the same, only maybe it was worse because he didn’t … Continue reading

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hold on to your hats

What’s this? Why, it’s someone’s living room. And it looks as if a grown-up lives here! I am happy to say that we are beginning to accumulate furniture – and not all of it is from IKEA. It might be … Continue reading

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quiet sunday

I also made the curtains for the kitchen and put them up, so we don’t have to look out at the dreary concrete highrises all day long and all the people who live there don’t have to look at us. … Continue reading

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keeping busy

I started packing this weekend since the boys were away for a long weekend with their dad. We don’t move until October, but it kept me occupied and was a more pleasant alternative to attempting to work or sleep. When … Continue reading

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