Category Archives: stuff that makes me smile

movie monday: waffles

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baby dude and grandpa

my parents came out to visit about a month ago and my dad built us a fence in our back yard.  i helped hammer a bunch of the pickets on and baby dude helped too.  sort of.  here’s a little … Continue reading

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celebrate the boy… with help from grandpa

my parents came for a visit a few weekends ago.  my dad is a wonderful woodworker and i’m always looking for projects that we can build together whenever they visit so that i can build my own woodworking skills.  i’d … Continue reading

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dress-up suitcases for boys

this year, my two oldest nephews are both old enough to enjoy playing dress-up and so i decided to create a costume suitcase for each of them. sadly, i wasn’t organized enough in the hustle and bustle leading up to … Continue reading

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foxita

awhile back, i’d posted that my crafting/children’s librarian/bloggy friend, small fox had invited me to be part of an “art exchange.”  i’m pretty sure that the chain ended with me (i can’t really blame anyone for not signing up — … Continue reading

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before and after: the glider

okay, you caught me.  this is another baby-related post, but it’s also a furniture makeover and i am soooo excited about it, i just had to share it with you.  a little back story:  when we started to decorate the … Continue reading

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why didn’t we do this earlier?

last christmas, at my parents’ house, we really enjoyed watching the birds at their birdfeeders and mr. happy stuff made an off-hand comment that maybe we should get some birdfeeders at our house.  i’m not sure why this hadn’t occurred … Continue reading

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m.g.b.p. #2

baby’s first hand-knit gift–a toadstool rattle!  a friend of mind from work knit this up for us and i totally l.o.v.e. it!  mr. happy stuff thought it looked like something from mario bros.  i think that means he likes it … Continue reading

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it’s a wrap!

the other wonderful prize i won from the sew mama sew giveaway day came all the way from australia, wrapped up (inside the mailer) beautifully.  and inside? this super-cute car wrap from lisa at the princess and the monkey.  i … Continue reading

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too much happy

i’m suffering from blogger’s backlog block.  you know–when you’ve got so many things you want to blog about that you don’t know where to start and it just seems so overwhelming that you put it off for just one more … Continue reading

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