Archive for June, 2009

Lunch picnics under makeshift tents in the living room. The quilt she’s sitting on…$6.50 at the thrift store. Looove it. Frequent, but short, trips outside to play with the puppy. Just for the record, I did let her in after I took the picture. I just love the way she holds her; almost like cradling […]



There has been a lot of sewing happening in our house these days. Most of it has been on a project that I haven’t quite finished yet, so I’m not going to elaborate on it…but I do have some little things to share with you all. Father’s Day presents for my goober of a husband. He […]

Banana Bread


I’m not sure what deal is with all the baking, but I was at it again Saturday. We had some fairly riped bananas and I really hated to throw them out, so I dug out my favorite banana bread recipe and whipped these up in no time. And just in case you wanted to try […]

This girl, this dog, and the sweet bond. Dead grass? Yes. Houston heat is brutal. The dress? More on that later.



Can Kristen bake bread from scratch? I chose Elizabeth’s recipe to start out with. Her instructions seemed very clear and basic. Just what a beginner needs. 🙂 I decided that since I was going to make a mess of my kitchen, I might as well make a double batch. I wanted to mix the dough […]

During my surfing of the web last week, I found this recipe for rainbow cupcakes. Kait saw it too and hasn’t stopped talking about them. I promised her last week that we would make them on Saturday. Well, Saturday came and I was so tired and hurting that I just couldn’t muster the energy to […]

Have no fear…


Super Kaitlin is here! After many weeks of tying her blankie around her neck as a makeshift cape, she finally has a real one. All of the materials were in my stash, so this item that is sure to cause hours of play cost this mama absolutely nothing. It took me about an hour from […]