Category Archives: Personal Post

My First Quilting/Sewing Contest – The Thurston County Fair

One of my personal sewing goals this year was to enter a quilting contest.  I think the reason I picked this as a goal was because while I do put myself out there all the time on this blog, I … Continue reading

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An Easter Surprise for Anne

Last Monday I told Anne that we were going to go on a long car ride and pick something up the next day. On Tuesday afternoon I got her into the car, brought our tablet along with us for entertainment … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Anne

Dear Anne, Today you turn 4. Each day I have been blessed to watch you grow into an incredible little person. You are bright, imaginative, smart and inquisitive. You challenge me every day in new and creative ways. You force … Continue reading

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Sunday I was struck with a tragedy…quite literally. I was struck by the needle of my precious sewing machine. OUCH!!!!! In case you missed that I will say it again: OUCH!!!! I’m fine, I just barely missed bone and nail, … Continue reading

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Anne’s First Day of School

Last Thursday was Anne’s first official day of preschool. I really did struggle with the decision to start her at 3 almost 4 and go for two years or wait until next year. What tipped it over the edge was … Continue reading

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