Although I had been writing a blog since 1999 on livejournal, I had moved to blogspot and eventually wordpress as a modest fashion blogger.  Since I was a kid I had been heavily into vintage clothing.  After having two children in my early to mid twenties in 2007 & 2008, I started to notice a […]

April is my favorite month. Spring is my favorite season. The cabin fever I suffered is over! At long last! How does one celebrate the coming of nice warm weather? By going outside and doing things together as a family outside of the house.  I figured I’d do a little post about it. My mom […]

I had a magazine from Keepsake Quilting that had this pattern within it (using some of the same fabrics too).  It was rather simple and fun to make. I always loved pinwheels as a child (I think of the Pinwheel song from Nickelodeon in the 1980s that I sang often).  I got the grey and […]

If you follow my instagram and twitter, then you have seen that our dog Patience died recently and it was really tough on me this week.  I cried a lot.  Patience was the dog that I bought right out of high school when I worked at a pet store.  Rob paid for half of the […]

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens; 2015 (w/ Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew) – 3.25 stars – I won’t give spoilers away for this in my review, just to let you know.  This is not the best Star Wars film.  What happens when you […]

Six months ago I made a “happy little tree” quilt in purple for my friend’s niece.  The sweet little baby girl is now six months old and her mommy hired me to photograph her.  I will say Remi is such a happy baby.  I have never had so many smiles when photographing a baby or […]

My mother-in-law is half Irish and seems to like that side of her lineage a lot, as I see in her home that she has Irish stuff here and there.  My father-in-law has some Irish in his line as well (he is much more of a mutt).  I had asked them over a year ago […]