Archive for November, 2009

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

partying with a mouse

Our family was invited out last week for an impromptu birthday party at Chuck-E-Cheese last week. Alex was turning 5, but he wasn’t interested in the monster-themed birthday party his mother planned especially if it meant inviting lots of kids. Apparently, all of Alex’s friends moved away from him this summer, and the only kids […]

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

alley cats

The weather made a turn for the better on Saturday. To further feature the caps I made for the girls (can you tell I’m proud of my accomplishments), it was decided that we needed to take lots more pictures. It turns out that the Matilda Jane dresses that I purchased for them from a neighbor’s […]

Monday, November 9th, 2009

newsboy cap pattern

I’ve had a few people inquire about the pattern I used for the caps I made for the girls in the previous post. The pattern came from, but you have to be a member in order to get access to it. Here’s the link for the pattern: Swirls Cap. Good luck! Please feel free […]

Friday, November 6th, 2009

newsgirls and golf chic

I finally got around to checking off some projects from the long list of projects. However, this time I didn’t use my sewing machine. Instead I got out my handy crochet hook and made these newsboy caps for the girls. As you can imagine, the girls are more than thrilled to wear them. I made […]

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

wishing upon a bone

Last Saturday Mike went out “hunting” pheasants with Seth. They came home with 5 birds. Mike and Seth decided we should have a pheasant feast on Sunday night. They made pheasant poppers and pheasant noodle soup while Julie and I chatted away (I did make crescent rolls). It was a nice evening with the Johnsons. […]