This month we wrap up the 2020-2021 school year for PTO and planned for 2021-2022! I am going into my 3rd (and final) year of being the PTO President for my kid’s elementary school. Every year we have a big planning meeting in June for the next school year. Gifts are my love language –…

June 24, 2021

Since my kids were really little I have been wanting to make them each a quilt – even buying fabric for them – but of course I never got to it and now they are totally over the original fabrics (flowers for her, cars for him). So I started from scratch, this time getting input…

September 9, 2020

I was going to save this activity for my summer newsletter but decided with all the craziness going on now with the Coronavirus, that I would share and add a little fun for kiddos who are off of school due to the virus. I did this project with my kids back when O was almost…

April 2, 2020

This project has been on my list for almost a year now – and we just got them updated before the next birthday parties!  I blogged about  birthday books back in 2013 – see the post HERE.But now my daughter is just about to celebrate her 10th birthday – so we have 9 birthdays worth…

August 14, 2019

Okay ok yeah I was a cheerleader in high school, sorry for the lame title, but school spirit is what this post is all about! I have been working like crazy to beef up my inventory for the LAST Issaquah Farmer’s Market and a few upcoming holiday bazaars.  I sewed up a huge stack of…

October 9, 2014

Before Miss O’s big 5th birthday I showed you the  furniture that I was making to furnish my childhood Barbie house that now resides in my daughter’s room – HERE.  Well I was able to sneak into her room the night before her birthday and set up all of the furniture and her dolls so…

August 27, 2014

The big princess party is getting closer and I just finished up all of the favors for the kiddos.  I made fun bags that I will share soon – but first I want to share the princess wands that I made for the princesses!  And I wanted to share how I made them with you!…

August 4, 2014

I love banners at parties!  You might have noticed that in some of my other party posts.  I even just posted a tutorial for a fabric pennant banner HERE! For Miss O’s princess party – I wanted to use some fabric that I had used as table décor at my wedding.  It’s pink and sparkly and…

July 28, 2014

My sister’s and I loved playing with Barbies!  We would make houses on the floor with our hardback Disney books and play for hours.  One Christmas we got a beautiful Barbie house that my Dad made from plans he got from my Aunt.  It was so awesome!  3 floors and an elevator!  Over the years it…

July 25, 2014

We are heading to the beach soon and I felt like I needed a nice big beach bag!  I have been so busy with party projects and sewing for my kids that I thought I deserved a little selfish sewing (plus my birthday is coming up soon)! A quick search on the internet I found…

July 23, 2014