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Alexis
I'm a wife and mother of three girls, trying to find a craft to call my own.
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This is a photo of the beloved Dudley. He is a sweet pea. Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at Knot Sew Crafty
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These are Woody Guthrie's resolutions, which he called "rulins'." I could use some of these myself. Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at Knot Sew Crafty
Happy New Year, 2014! No resolutions, but my word for the year is fun. FUN. I want to have more fun this year. How about you? Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at Knot Sew Crafty
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All three girls are OBSESSED with dancing, and we spend lots of time at the dance studio these days. I am still getting over the shocking idea that children that are genetically mine can be graceful and coordinated. Who'd have... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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India wanted a blue cake, so I made her a blue cake. I'd love to say India did the decorating, but it was all my work. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
I used to have a pair of these--one of my college roommates mistakenly left them behind and they fit me perfectly!--but I don't have them anymore and I want some! If I don't win, I'll ask for some for my birthday!
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by Oscar Bolton Green As seen on The Indigo Bunting Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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Yesterday afternoon was India's camp show. She played Princess Sunshine in "The Unhappy Princess," and she and her fellow seven-year-olds were awesome. After the show, she wanted to buy herself some flowers in celebration, and these are the flowers that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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Our family's Tooth Fairy is named Gladys, and we were told that she had retired, but, happily, this is not the case. She is still on the job! We know that Gladys is not real, but we like to pretend... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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A few weeks ago, we schlepped the whole gang into the city to see a play (Peter and the Starcatcher--awesome!). I spent a good part of the train ride talking to the girls about what to do if we were... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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Last night I dreamt that my father was not dead, but was simply taking an inordinately long time between breaths. In the dream, I was relieved, but also very embarrassed because I had told so many people that he had... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
Rafa Rivas / AFP - Getty Images Participants gather to celebrate the 'Chupinazo' to mark the start at noon sharp of the San Fermin Festival on July 6, in front of the Town Hall of Pamplona, northern Spain. Tens of... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 6, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
Andy Griffith, Folksy TV Sheriff From Mayberry, Dies at 86 Associated Press From left, Don Knotts, Ron Howard and Andy Griffith from "The Andy Griffith Show." By DOUGLAS MARTIN Published: July 3, 2012 Andy Griffith, an actor whose folksy Southern... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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For the past few years, I've tried to figure out this gardening thing, and it's not really working for me. It's not that I have a black thumb, more like I have no thumb whatsoever. I missed the time for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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How did I get to be 44 years old without ever having heard of this? Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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One of my many obsessions is the classic American Airstream trailer. One day, when I win the lottery, I will have one of my own, but until then, I might just console myself with a trip to Kate's Lazy Meadow... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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You know how mylar balloons get a little weird when they start to deflate? They drift around the house in unpredictable patterns? A Birthday balloon snuck up on me in the kitchen yesterday, kissed me on the cheek, and then... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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Pop on over to A Commonplace Life to see some beautiful pictures that Amy took of my sister and her family. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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Then you should enter Sweet Paul's Contest! The dish that makes me happiest is probably a bowl of really good cherries, but I'm guessing that that's not enough of a recipe to win a contest! Maybe you'll have better luck.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2012 at Knot Sew Crafty
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Jun 9, 2012