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Learn to Sew

Learn to Sew

Whenever I tell people that I sew, I get one of the following reactions: they either look at me blankly, or they look at me with awe, and say that they could never do that.  Occasionally (ok, not very often) they might sew too and we instantly bond. 🙂 Why is this?  It wasn’t too(…)

How to Sew: Girl Scout & Cub Scout patches

How to Sew: Girl Scout & Cub Scout patches

  I have a friend who is a Girl Scout troop leader.  Actually, I have a few friends who are troop leaders of their daughter’s GS troops, and a couple of years ago, one of them  asked me if I would  be willing to sew her daughters patches on her vest for her.  Well, what(…)

DIY Chore Charts

DIY Chore Charts

  After a whirlwind-awesome-busy summer, my kids are now on week 2 back at school, and I’m starting to feel a little more normal!  As much as I love summer and playing at the beach, and vacations and visitors, etc, I crave a schedule and consistency.  So, before school started I revamped an old chore(…)