Dec 7 2015

The Year of the (Im)Perfect Advent

By |2015-12-07T06:17:34+00:00December 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’ll never forget the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. That’s when I learned to embroider. While my husband cheered on the bobsledders and skiers beside me, I toiled over the 24 hand-stitched, felt ornaments that would hang on our Advent calendar that Christmas. Never mind that I had never embroidered a single thing in my life or that December was still ten months away, Advent that year would be something special. [...]

Nov 12 2014

Gifts! My Favorite! And a Giveaway! My Favorite!

By |2014-11-12T08:31:01+00:00November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|53 Comments

I turned 32 this weekend. There are no pictures to show it. All five of us around here have our birthdays within about a month of each other. I bring up the rear, so by the time mine rolls around everyone is tired of the camera. Hattie and I share a birthday, actually. She woke me at exactly 11:55 p.m. the night before my 28th year began to announce that [...]

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