New Schedule in Town

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I’m going to admit it, I’ve been in a blogging rut lately. Part of it is my large accumulation of half finished projects waiting on a big reveal/how to montage and the other half is exhaustion. Low vitamin D mixed in with a crazy toddler and the overall hustle and bustle of life has me […]

5 Things :: Sewing Edition

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Alright, as promised I’m going to share the five things I’ve learned since learning how to sew. Most of these tips/tricks/ramblings are personal preferences, not set in stone, everyone should adhere, fear the sewing machine kind of preferences. You say potato, I say potato kind of preferences. Am I the only one that said potato […]

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

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Before I announce the winner of our Figure to Fashion giveaway, I want to let you know what I’ve been up to the last few days. I’ve been sewing like a mad woman. I gave my machine a whirl in before my last lesson, couldn’t wait. By jumping in with my picture packed manual in […]

A Sunny Weekend Recap

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We had the most absolutely amazing weather here in the Monterey Bay Area. The sun was out all weekend and it stayed below 70 degrees. Perfection. So we tried to be outside as much as possible. No weekend is complete without a little craft/DIY project. I kicked off my Saturday with a trip to the […]

Muffin Tin Chef

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When I got back from my Tahoe trip, I saw a little package waiting  at my front door. I knew this copy of Muffin Tin Chef was headed my way, but didn’t know when. The timing was perfect because my daughter has been a little more picky about the size of her food lately. As […]

Fashion to Figure Giveaway

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I’ve got something super exciting for you today! A representative from Fashion to Figure contacted me yesterday wanting to give one of my readers any item $30 or less to their store! Their fashions are trendy, not frumpy and specialized for full figured women. The great thing about Fashion to Figure is that they also […]

Quinoa Cuisine

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I was recently sent a copy of the cookbook Quinoa Cuisine. Just one of the perks of being a blogger that I absolutely love and am uber grateful for. I’ve been cooking with quinoa as a substitute for rice and pasta for awhile now. Wondering what all the hype about quinoa is about? First of […]

Tahoe Trip :: Sewing Update

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I mentioned on Twitter & Facebook that we went on a little family weekend getaway to Lake Tahoe. Amazing members of our family who could not attend our vow renewal gifted us with a week long hotel stay pretty much anywhere we wanted.  After factoring in airfare (we didn’t want to spend it) and the […]

Crafting Confession

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I have something I need to share with you. This crafting confession or “CC” as I’m calling it, is about my sewing machine.  I mentioned here that my husband was and still is super awesome.  He bought me a sewing machine and jewelry for my birthday.  I have the beauty of a sewing machine sitting on […]