Archive for August, 2011

Summer Sewing Project

Posted on August 15th, 2011, by Trina

I bought this fabric in late spring with the intention of making clothes for the kids’ June pictures. Those pictures didn’t happen (yet), and now neither kid wants to wear these, but they’re done! Pretty quick projects, each of them: pillowcase dress for her (right), shorts for him (left). Total: 1 yard fabric with very [...]

Best Intentions

Posted on August 7th, 2011, by Trina

I had every intention of cutting the blocks out today, even sat down several times with the supplies, but was always interrupted. Now that the interruptions are gone, I’m too tired to think.

July Blocks

Posted on August 6th, 2011, by Trina

YAY for insomnia! Woke up at 6:14 and had plenty of time to finish them both.

Too Tired

Posted on August 5th, 2011, by Trina

… to finish my blocks tonight. It’s been a rough go! Here’s hoping I wake up early tomorrow just like every other day recently, or Ashley might edge out ahead!

Lemonade on the Porch

Posted on August 4th, 2011, by Trina

Today was the last day of chauffeured delivery service from camp, and they had to stay late to take care of a few things. So I spiffed up snack a bit with a tablecloth, and we enjoyed fresh lemonade, pretzel thins, cheese sticks, snap peas, and cake Gosling made last weekend from scratch. We invited [...]

Have Trucks, Will Travel

Posted on August 3rd, 2011, by Trina

Waiting to see the ENT for a pre-op evaluation.

Marketing to Kids

Posted on August 2nd, 2011, by Trina

Call it pork enchiladas and rice, the kids want nothing to do with it. Call it dragon eyeballs (beans), lizard skin (tortillas), elephant wings (pork), and dragon toenails, and they eat it right up!

Chalk it Up

Posted on August 1st, 2011, by Trina

After camp, we hung out out front with the neighbor and a new bucket of chalk. There’s a cute blue footprint trail through the living room now.