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Apron for Klairah

Last night (at 12am)  I decided I needed to use up my bananas and the best thing to make with squishy bananas is banana bread! I turned to Klairah and said “do you wanna help mommy make some banana bread”? … Continue reading

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Ruffled valance for the baby nook

Today I thought I would get started on the decorating part of the baby nook, I don’t have everything I need for it yet but it will come piece by piece… I started with the window covering. I had this … Continue reading

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Delicious Strawberry Cream Cheese Cobbler

Mmmm! I made a yummy strawberry cream cheese cobbler! Cobbler: 6 Tbs. Butter (melted) 1 C. Flour 1 C. Sugar 1 1/4 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 C. Milk 8 oz. Cream cheese (cubed) 2 lb. Strawberrys (topped … Continue reading

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Baby contest Morgan county 2013

Yesterday was the fair baby contest in Morgan county,  Klairah was number 5 contestant in a class of 9. I have never been to a baby contest and I had no idea what to expect. By the time we went … Continue reading

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Kitty Kat dress tutorial

I made this dress for my daughter for a baby contest, this tutorial is a little sparse but I will try to improve it over time. I had no paper pattern to go by (for the dress) so I don’t … Continue reading

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Klairah’s dress for baby contest 2013

Saturday is the baby contest at the fair in Martinsville, IN (where Kaden grew up & where mamaw Konnie lives) mamaw Konnie and I decided to place Klairah in the contest (no I’m not a pageant mom) they will be … Continue reading

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Progress on the baby nook

We have been able to clear out the baby nook and have placed the crib, now I need to make it look like a nursery

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Cleaning out the baby nook

Today we are cleaning out the area that is to be the baby nook, currently it is storage for decorations and other “stuff” we don’t have a place for. Unfortunately some of this “stuff” will still have to go in … Continue reading

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Operation apartment organazation

OK so after living in this apartment for 4 months and within that time frame we have added another little person; it is now time to get this place looking like a home! I am somewhat mortified at the way … Continue reading

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