Category Archives: baby stuff

tutorial: refreshing the elastic in best bottom diapers

it’s been awhile since i’ve done a tutorial and this one is fairly specific, but i didn’t find any other tutorials quite like this online, so i thought i’d share my solution to saggy elastic on cloth diaper covers.  although … Continue reading

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meet isadora

this is isadora marie. she and i share the same birthday. we’re all pretty much in love with her. she loves her new blankie.  i started knitting it last thanksgiving and i finished it last week.  hooray! does the pattern … Continue reading

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movie monday: a special announcement

Four from carissaabc on Vimeo.

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getting ready….

the baby room is pretty much ready, so i thought i’d show off a few pictures.  we left the queen size bed in there in case we have an abundance of guests sometime and because i learned the first time … Continue reading

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cloud mobile, a sort-of tutorial

those few of you who follow me on instagram have already seen this, but i thought i’d share it on the ol’ blog anyway.  last week, i decided to make this mobile.  i cut out all the little clouds (free … Continue reading

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what’s been keeping me busy lately, part 1

most of you already know this, but it’s finally time for the official blog announcement (because we’ve finished turning in all of our paperwork!  at least i think we have…) — we’re in the “waiting pool” again! here’s the profile … Continue reading

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an exciting giveaway!

a long while back, i wrote a review of the books by matthew van fleet. these books were so popular in our household for such a long time that we’d actually purchase anything new by this author as soon as … Continue reading

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movie monday: flashback edition!

as i was clearing old media off of my phone (finally!) i re-discovered a set of videos from long ago that i’d been meaning to make into a movie.  i finished it last night.  enjoy!  

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the blankie

i recently realized i’ve never blogged about the finished knitted blanket.  it took almost exactly a year to finish. i ended up just making two panels of the same stitch and seaming them together–it’s not perfect, but it actually didn’t … Continue reading

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quickie stovetop

i found some cute new little toy pots and pans last weekend and realized that it might be nice to have a stove to use them on. today, i sewed up this stovetop in about 10 minutes (the longest part … Continue reading

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