glow’s 5th birthday breakfast in bed

I think I’m going to get kicked out of birthday breakfast duty because Ben totally knocked it out of the park for Glow’s 5th birthday. I was at the Michaels Makers Summit on her birthday, (we celebrated right before I left) and based on what Ben produced, I think he should be taking over blog duties. Clearly, you can see that Glow very much loved her little spread. Of course, her favorite part was Yoda made from a pear. A ...

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michaels makers summit at carmel valley ranch

I had no clue how the Michaels team would top last year’s summit, but they certainly did. The backdrop this year was at the gorgeous Carmel Valley Ranch, and I was not prepared for how amazing it was all going to be. The moment I stepped into my room, which had a living room, two televisions, fireplace in my bedroom, and a balcony overlooking deer and wild turkey roaming around… I was in hotel heaven. Immediately, I felt a little ...

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linen jumpsuit

I started making this linen jumpsuit at the end of July for a wedding, but I didn’t have time to finish it until a couple weeks ago. As a result, I never wore it to the wedding like I had planned (I wore this instead), though I was able to take it with me to the Michaels Makers Summit and wore it there. This is my first go at a jumpsuit and I’d like to make another, but with a ...

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glow turns five

My littlest love turned five last week and we celebrated with a simple birthday party. Her requests were balloons, drawing party, and a scooter. Thus, it was a Friday night party in our bedroom. I made a poster and got an engineering print of it made at a local copy shop, picked up some multi-colored balloons from Michaels and taped them all around the bed (the packaging said nothing about mustache faces on them, but we rolled with it), and ...

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huzzah!

This week’s learned, links, and thankfulness… I had a great time at this year’s Michaels Makers Summit. There’s so much to share from it, so stay tuned for a post coming soon. Pinned this cute outfit, but especially love the unique basket bag. If you’re wear an 8 in shoes, please get these vintage wooden heels. I ordered Maryanne Moodie’s book, On the Loom: A Modern Weaver’s Guide, and can’t wait for it to come in. Ben and I have ...

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huzzah!

This week’s learned, links, and thankfulness… We are getting back into the swing of extra-curricular activities. The girls love piano and swim, and they want to take jui jitsu. Brave also wants to take some theatre classes. I think this hanging basket would be cute above Soul’s bed. This week went by so fast, and I’m thankful that I was able to catch up with some friends who I hadn’t seen in awhile. “Four Ways to Win the Battle Against ...

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