I was pleased when I was invited to be a part of the Gingercake Holiday Gifts Sewing Series. Every year I tell myself I’m going to do handmade gifts, and every year is going to be THE YEAR. And I think this year, it actually may, because I’m on a roll and not nursing a… Continue reading Owl I Want For Christmas is Hoo!
I meant to get this post up a bit earlier in case anyone was interested in making a Christmas dress for their own little girl, but after I took the pictures I kind of forgot! However, obviously this dress style is suitable for all year round, it’s just the fabric that makes it Christmassy. This… Continue reading A Christmas Dress
“Christmas Time” by Will Heikoop (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Will_Heikoop/Thee_Christmas_Mix_Tape_2010/badgerland_-_Thee_Christmas_Mix_Tape_-_07_Christmas_Time) 2011 from Laura Versteeg on Vimeo.
So, for Christmas last year and this year, my parents take us and my youngest siblings (the ones that live at home) to Grand Forks for a few days and get us all a hotel room in the Canad Inns Grand Forks, where we spend a lot of time enjoying the waterpark. (We spend a… Continue reading The Incident
Here are my Christmas and birth announcement cards for your viewing pleasure! I haven’t mailed out the mailing ones yet (guilty face here) but I handed out most of the local ones. Feel free to chortle at the fact that Olivia has. no. bum. All tum, no bum. God bless you all this holiday season… Continue reading Christmas Greetings!
I give myself a blue ribbon for my multitasking last night. I was baking cookies/nursing/watching Gossip Girl something incredibly educational and non-trashy/blogging all at the same time. After 11pm. Actually maybe I give myself a blue ribbon for Batshit Crazy. Probably that. But you know what, I love my cookie scoop. Only with a cookie… Continue reading Cookies and milk
Nicole and the gift she picked out and wrapped for her grandma herself. (note the hair… I put some of the curly ribbons I wrapped all my gifts with in her hair so she’d match it! lol) Nicole in her Snow White heels. This picture gives me the giggles. Chris and I both got… Continue reading A few peeks into Christmas Eve
Given that I live somewhere that is commonly referred to in sitcoms when making jokes about cold, snowy places… I never thought I would have an exclamation point behind a statement about a white Christmas. But thus far we’ve had the bitter cold we’re famous for but only a smattering of snow, enough… Continue reading It’s a White Christmas!