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Upstate, NY
I am a happily married wife and Mama...I started this blog to share our ideas and interest with other like minded Moms.
Interests: Gardening, canning, cooking, sewing, quilting....and being outdoors.
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I can imagine the thrill for Ani when......ITS JUST RIGHT!!! Haha! Makes me smile:) You are brilliant..and your yarn is lovely! Everyone starts somewhere...right??? Someday, I am SURE your yarn will be everything you dream of because you work hard, and never give up:) Your SOULEMAMA after all!
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2015 on A Goldilocks Hat at SouleMama
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So sorry you were sick! I have to say...I would have gladly bought you chicken soup to see that hair-do:) You are so sweet and funny...Mimi is living what seems a vintage life to me...a stay at home Mom, who makes her beautiful clothes...cooks wonderful meals, and plays with her all day, until Daddy comes home..and then HE plays with her...You two are wonderful parents..she is so blessed:) Thank you for your wishes of peace...this world can be so dark and scary..I am happy to be safe at home with my loves as well...Hope you feel ALL better soon my friend!!
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2015 on Autumn Leaves at Posie Gets Cozy
I love that kid:)
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2015 on Sweet Soul(e) at SouleMama
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That costume is the BEST LRRH EVER!!!! So sad the cape didnt work out! That looks like it was ALOT of work! She looks so precious in EVERY picture! I cant wait to see her Thanksgiving dress:) Your blog is like a gift..every time you post I feel a surge of happiness!!! Love it ALL! and YOU:) I am going to make that lasagna tomorrow for Sunday dinner!
Toggle Commented Nov 7, 2015 on THANK YOU!!! at Posie Gets Cozy
I have to say...I feel bad I dont comment more often! Its the LEAST I could do to let you know how much I appreciate...and admire all that you do!!!!! My day is never complete without reading your blog...You have been a part of my day for about 8 or 9 years now...Your posts are always SO beautiful..inspiring..and..well...they just make my heart happy!!! So...even though I don't tell you often enough...Thank YOU Amanda:) You have added SO much to my life, and I will be forever grateful for you presence here, in this space. I only wish I could give you a GIANT hug and say thank you to your face for all you do!!!!
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2015 on weaving in the woods at SouleMama
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LOVE the pictures! That squirrel:))) Oh my gosh! Please post a pic of the little bark covered house and acorns soon! As I was scrolling down...and I came to the picture of you and Mimi...I instantly had a HUGE lump in my throat! Its always so nice to see you...YOU are such an amazing, loving and talented Mother! Also...the shot of Andy's parents..what warm and lovely people they look like..Amelia has an uncanny resemblance to ALL of you! The dimples..shape of her cheekbones and eyes:) Andy looks so much like his Mom...She reminds me of Paula Deen! Beautiful pictures....and such a lovely BIRTHDAY week! Such a blessed little girl:) XO
Toggle Commented Oct 21, 2015 on Twinkle Twinkle at Posie Gets Cozy
Her Birthday looked SO full of what EVERY child's special day should look like! After a long day in NICU..taking care of "abstinence" babies...( Withdrawing from various drugs) it warms my heart so much to see what a completely majical childhood experience you are giving to your little baby girl! I have said it before...but if the world were FULL of people like you and Andy..what a wonderful world it would be! XXXOOO I LOVED her dress by the way...she rocked it...and the hat!
Toggle Commented Oct 14, 2015 on Party Girl at Posie Gets Cozy
SO much love and special touches!!!! I cant wait to see MORE of her dress (Swoon!!!!) .....THE CAKE!!!! ( so excited!) ....and her face. As she looks around and sees ALL the love being showered upon her! Happy...Happy day sweet Mimi! You are a special little girl!
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2015 on Pre-Party Prettying at Posie Gets Cozy
He is such a handsome boy!!!! Good work Mama! i am in LOVE with that color! against the gray of his shirt...and those pumpkins....He looks like a Fall add for GQ mag!
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2015 on weekender at SouleMama
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SO sad to have missed YOU!!!! I am happy you got so many sweet treats! That bunny!!!!! ALL THE HEART EYES!!! hahaha! I cant wait to get some of your SWEET fabric! and....whatever you are stitching up with it looks AMAZING! CONGRATULATIONS on EVERYTHING Amy! Its wonderful!!!!!!!
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2015 on hello October at nanaCompany
Your blog has been a cornerstone in my life....for SO many years now! This post today....Well. Its just SO YOU!!! and the reason why, if you blogged for FIFTY years...I would happily follow you:) Thank YOU Amanda!
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2015 on autumn walks at SouleMama
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Mimi looks ready for action in her poncho and boots! She has the most confident stride:) That moon! Oh...wasnt it brilliant!!! I am gonna have to try your soup recipes!!! They look SO good! all of this...SO beautiful!!! I am glad you were able to take your quilt somewhere with tables! Isnt it the worst trying to pin and baste crawling around on the floor...I wear knee pads and a back brace! haha! I look like I am ready for heavy construction...but, the quilting world it IS!! THAT DRESS! Holy crap Alicia!!It is SWEET perfection...Your eye for combining print and pattern is supreme! It is SO amazingly darling!!! I CANNOT wait to see it on her:) Cutest little red ever:)))))
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2015 on Soup and Sew at Posie Gets Cozy
OMG!!! Alicia! I cant even begin to express to you my thoughts on this....AH-MAZING piece of heaven:) I have watched it grow...with great enthusiasm ...on IG! Every new block...sheer eye candy! I ordered the book...WHY????? I have a 12 year old football player! hahahaha! I just cant get enough of is everything beautiful...and memorable...and hopeful! The loveliest gift! your baby girl is blessed. I knew it the day she was would not be ordinary. It would be special. Like YOU! Thank you for sharing:) You inspire me endlessly...and make my heart happy. I am SO lucky to have ever stumbled across many years ago...You bring me so much joy! WELL DONE! I hope Mimi is holding it in her hands when she is 90!
Toggle Commented Sep 25, 2015 on A Birthday Quilt for My Girl at Posie Gets Cozy
EEEEKS!!!!! 3 DAYS! i am dying with excitement! I had to work all weekend and feel hopelessly unprepared! except for my SS sewing;) I hope she loves it! I cant wait to meet you Amy! I feel incredibly blessed...and fortunate to have this incredible opportunity!!!!! LOVE all that you DO!
Now I want soup, and pie....and I REALLY want a poncho!!! You are just the everything you do! Mimi is looking so big these days:) I LOVE the picture with the sand dotting her face...she looks like a tiny Pippi Longstocking!!!! and laugh! oh my gosh..."Oh! The high chair!"..."Sure Mom!" are like tiny little psychologists:) they baffle me! hahaha! so hilarious! I love that you are writing it all down...she is a spunky little thing...I just enjoy watching her grow SO much!Thank you Alicia...and Andy for sharing all you do!
Toggle Commented Sep 21, 2015 on Hello there! at Posie Gets Cozy
That little girl is one in a million:) Just like HER MAMA!!!! Those eyes how they sparkled:) Those dimples how merry!!!!!! Happy Birthday Ada! You have created the most beautiful environment for your party!!!
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2015 on in the moments just before at SouleMama
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Amazing!!!! They are ALL SO PRETTY!!! I cant wait to buy some:)))) Awesome work Amy!
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2015 on Paperie ~ see the full collection! at nanaCompany
She is her Mothers daughter! What a BEAUTIFUL young lady:) Thoughtful, funny, creative..and she gets things DONE! Haha! I just love her:) Happy Birthday Ada! You are a blessing to many!
Toggle Commented Sep 13, 2015 on ten at SouleMama
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Happy Birthday Amanda!!! Your family is SO BEAUTIFUL!!! C and E got BIG! You look like a baby among them too:) Looking good girl! Thank you for all you do and share through the year(s)! I hope your day was as wonderful and special as YOU are!
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2015 on September Change at SouleMama
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I am SO excited and HAPPY for YOU!!!! Yay!!!! A very well deserved honor, I might add! You earned it....Your work is wonderful....ALWAYS beautiful...and YOU are just the sweetest person on top of it all! I cant wait to BUY some of this GOODNESS:)))))
Toggle Commented Sep 3, 2015 on The secret's out xx at nanaCompany
You are simply amazing:) Thanks for sharing your LOVELY photos!!!!! and....DO TELL! What are you knitting in that wonderful GREEN yarn????? Inquiring minds want to know:)))
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I ADORE that little dress!! Oh my goodness:) That C&S is so gorgeous! She wears it well too....What a little muse she is for you! Just think...when she is old enough to realize ALL the time and LOVE that was spent...creating these wonderful memories....It makes my eyes fill with tears..she will know how special you two are..and how LOVED she is! Cant wait to see the rest of the wardrobe:)))) Oh...and that QUILT! GURL!!!! I cant get enough of it...super duper amazing awesomeness:) Love you guys!
Toggle Commented Sep 1, 2015 on Late-Summer Sunset at Posie Gets Cozy
This is JUST the thing I was looking for Amanda!!! Perfect timing! I even have what looks to be that VERY shade in a lovely madelinetosh! Thank you for also including the link for the beautiful shawl pin! I was just catching up here this morning, and I know I am late to respond on your post the other day....First, let me just say it saddens me that ANYONE would utter a negative word about you. I found you YEARS ago...right after gaining custody of my first grandchild...I can only say, I was feeling a bit overwhelmed...and then I found you. From the beginning your gentle ways, and nurturing ideas have helped me tremendously in raising a new little one...who is now 12, and bigger than me! We have every book you wrote, and also covet our treasured Taproot magazines! Thank you for ALL that you do and share....You are absolutely one of the MOST BEAUTIFUL people in this world!!!!
Toggle Commented Aug 20, 2015 on Wild Cherry (a shawl) at SouleMama
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Gah! That kid is CUTE CUTE CUTE!!!!! I LOVE all the pics! So fun:) Her face in the raincoat pic cracks me up! You are SO hilarious...I am with you...flailing full speed ahead across the field...ready to collapse! So many busy days..Tomorrow! Adirondack adventure! Water safari! yay!!! I am PRAYING for rain for you...Mimi can do a rain dance in her new digs and hopefully that will appease the rain gods!! Oh..and the dishes. BRILLIANT!! hahaha! and...we just swithched to a booster seat..that STILL had a seatbelt! I think he felt like a big boy, sitting at the table...but he was still buckled in:) Wait till its time to leave the crib for a bed! oye! I did feel like a genius with the LAST round of that adventure...When the time comes, I will share my success story! lol!!!! Have a GREAT vacation Andy!!!! XXXOOO
Toggle Commented Aug 18, 2015 on Still Summer at Posie Gets Cozy
These are BEAUTIFUL Alicia!!! I wish Zach would wear one for 13!!! Lol!!!! Maybe someday I will have a grandaughter to make one for! Love them:) Cant wait to see Meem's modeling them on her big day!