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March 20, 2017

Diaper cover for big kids

I was hoping to be out of diapers by now for Claire (age 4) and Elijah (age 2). Who am I kidding though? Some things you can't control.
So although I have a one size fits all diaper cover, and I love it, it wasn't quite fitting these two big kids. Claire is 40 lbs and Elijah is 35. Isn't that funny for an entire two year difference? Eli is just a very large boy! Regardless, I wanted ONE diaper...

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July 19, 2016

Preparing for Baby Checklist | Extensive & Realistic

Preparing for Baby Checklist | Extensive & Realistic
What do you need to prepare for the new baby? Do you have everything done on your list?  If you are like me, you'll still have plenty to do as you get close to the end of the pregnancy. That's ok. Follow this list to get it all put together. You'll be ready!

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July 12, 2016

What to do when you're nesting

What to do when you're nesting
Nesting during pregnancy is a fun experience and a great way to get things done. Sometimes you hear people tease you while you are pregnant about being a "crazy nester", but it's nothing to joke about...it's a very real thing. In fact, the American Pregnancy Association puts it this way:

"You might wake up one morning feeling energetic and wanting to clean and organize your entire house. This urge...

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June 15, 2016

How I made my crib skirt from a sheet

This is a simple tutorial on how I made my crib skirt from a sheet. It's a ruffled skirt that fits any crib but I'll tell you some hints on how you can tailor yours to fit your needs. This could be for a beginner, but I don't explain the basting or hemming process. :)
how to make a ruffled crib skirt
Step 1. I started with a twin size sheet. It measured 66x96". I threw it in the dryer to get the wrinkles out and drew a diagram on...

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June 13, 2016

Reversible Baby Romper Tutorial

Recently I was asked to design a reversible baby romper for baby boys. Cute baby boy clothes are hard to find patterns for, so I decided that I was up for the challenge. Elijah is still leary of modeling for me, but I did snap a few adorable pictures of this process so I hope you enjoy it!


how to make a reversible romper


The first thing that I did was start with my shorts pattern and my reversible jumper pattern. I wanted...

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