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3 yodders*

my miss james turned 3 yesterday. and aside from celebrating her all day, i was decompressing from blogher and the boy going to kindergarten.

i was lucky enough to see her wake surrounded by 42 balloons at her feet and above her head where she was stunned, surprised and seriously giddy. i scooped . . . → Read More: 3 yodders*

sew & tell friday – amy butler

40 – minutes to make 13 – minutes wasted because the little dude didn’t like my original ‘a’ 3 – people involved in the design process. allie told me her favorite color was green, justice picked the olive optic blossom print over full moon dots and an oxford stripe, and i did the sewing.

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oh, my dolly, for you are 2

i have tears welling now as i sit to write to you, baby doll.

i have few words.

it seems that the wee baby has grown up so fast and i fear i can’t call you my baby anymore.

you, simply, make our world go ’round and ’round.

and topsy turvy

you . . . → Read More: oh, my dolly, for you are 2

of birthdays, besties, bikes, roofs & races

my big girls are 8. that’s half-way to 16.


we had a fabulous, surprise-filled birthday weekend starting with our airport pick-up on friday afternoon. i’d been telling the girls we had to pick up one of daddy’s friends & they were completely shocked when we found my best friend & her 8 year . . . → Read More: of birthdays, besties, bikes, roofs & races