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Michaelanneneal
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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Your garden is AMAZING Amanda! I love your garden updates! I have NO room here...so sad...sniff..sniff! We have only 9 tomato plants, six peppers, cucumbers on a trellis...a few eggplant, lots of herbs..and TONS of perrenials and flowers! My dream is to have an area with raised beds, and pea gravel walkways..Its just that we are out of room! Whose idea was it to get the pool??? Sigh! I will just have to walk through your garden with YOU!
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2015 on In the Garden, June 26 at SouleMama
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Amanda....You just keep getting better!!!! I will follow you forever..YOU have endlessly inspired me..you make me laugh...you make me cry! and you ALWAYS remind me what a priveledge and a pleasure it is to be a parent! Your little Ada has been a special one since that very FIRST day! I remember watching it unfold..and crying tears of joy for you! What a beautiful life you and Soulepapa are giving these precious kids of yours!
Toggle Commented Jun 25, 2015 on off she goes at SouleMama
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I can NOT believe your baby girl is THREE!!! How does this happen! She is precious...always ALWAYS smiling:) I am LOVING following the #sweetlystitchedSal going on! It is SO fun seeing everybody's different takes on your patterns! Gorgeous! Give Mia kisses from a happy L&D nurse that loves ALL little babies! only wish they could all have such a beautiful life!
Toggle Commented Jun 19, 2015 on so much sweetness at nanaCompany
I cant believe I am GOING to swapaholics!!! I am beyond excited..and your just throwing me over the edge with your lovely designs! This is SO YOU Amy...classy, pretty...attention to detail! I love all the special little touches..the 2 button closure with the twine is such a great idea! It is on my list!
Toggle Commented Jun 1, 2015 on Come sew with me! | Swapaholics at nanaCompany
I just LOVE your pictures! Mimi is SO SO SO CUTE!!!! She is so curious looking..very intent on whatever she is doing...I bet it is so fun to just watch her play! I miss little ones! Summer is here too in Upstate NY...and its WONDERFUL! I love it! my garden is so pretty..all the little forget me nots, irisis, primrose, and geranium are blooming...I have pots everywhere! I could use a little helper to water:) I cant say I have any book suggestions...I am currently reading the Outlander series..and its VERY good, but not really light reading..In other news, I have just completed Miss Dandelion Doe! Gah! she is even cuter "in person"...I will say, the dress might have made me say one or two tiny swear words:) But, your directions were SO good...I didn't make a mistake at all..I just think I was stressing that I would, and I didn't want to mess up the liberty!! She did complain for just a bit, when I put on her kerchief and her boots...She said she thought 85 with 80% humidity was TOO hot for such things, but I gave her the good spot in front of the fan and she seems much happier!!!
Toggle Commented May 28, 2015 on Splash! at Posie Gets Cozy
I finally figured you out!!! You are really a SUPER HERO in disguise!!! Haha!!! It took me awhile, but it is so ridiculously clear, I cant believe I didn't realize it years ago!!!! and...once again! Just like a superhero, you rushed in and saved the day with MORE lovely creations!! Thank you SO much for the house tutorial:) I don't know how you find the time!! ( Well...actually, now that I now your secret, I guess I do:)
I have only 3 words for you. I. LOVE. YOU.
Toggle Commented May 4, 2015 on to the lake at SouleMama
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Wow! That was a beautiful little trip down memory lane!! I can remember seeing Olivia in those dresses! Each one is so perfect and sweet!! You are so amazing! Can I ask you what may seem a stupid question...When you attached the beautiful aqua trim, how did you attach the ends...overlap?? Just wondering! Its beautiful...Have fun in London you little globetrotter!!!!
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2015 on No. 6 at nanaCompany
Amelia is SUCH a BEAUTIFUL child! And...shes got mad decorating SKILLZ just like her Mom!!! Happy Easter to some of my most FAVORITE PEEPS:)
Toggle Commented Apr 6, 2015 on Spring Joy at Posie Gets Cozy
Hahaha!!! This was awesome! I live on the Tug Hill Plateau in Upstate NY...We get more snow than the Rocky Mountains! Our avg. winter snowfall is 225 in. Now..that said, the lake effect bands can fluctuate..sometimes 5 miles to the north or south of us it is snowing 3-4 inches an hour, and the sun is shining over us! We LOVE to complain about the snow..but, people also LOVE to brag on their little corner of the tug when they get the MOST..Up here youll here, "You hear Adams got 54 inches yesterday?? Yeah, well, I heard Lowville got 56.." People love it when they got it the WORST..even by an inch or two! Its pretty hilarious! and...yeah...black fly season is just around the corner:)
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2015 on Exposed {Steve} at SouleMama
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I LOVE the way you put together fabrics!!! Thanks for a chance to win!!!
Your work is just beautiful...and the photography is STUNNING! Spring on the tundra is my fave!!!! Congratulations on ANOTHER job WELL DONE!
Toggle Commented Mar 16, 2015 on terrain at resurrection fern
Oh! I would LOVE a chance to win this beautiful bundle! and...I love your shop! Thanks for a chance to win @Soulemama!
Toggle Commented Mar 15, 2015 on Alewives Fabrics {a soulemama sponsor} at SouleMama
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I ADORE those little quilts! SOOOOOOO BEAUTIFUL! Your work is just stellar! Hope you are feeling better soon Amy...Your soup looks delish! Cant wait to see your other doll quilts:)) XO
Toggle Commented Jan 26, 2015 on spoonful after spoonful | winner at nanaCompany
Sweetest SWEETEST post ever:) Lucky little girl!! Enjoy your Tuesdays!
Toggle Commented Jan 21, 2015 on Tuesdays with Ani at SouleMama
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Oh Amy!!! The dolls up North are freezing!!! -8 this morning:) LOVE this little beauty SO much! I cant imagine the TIME this must have taken you! Thank YOU for a chance to win! It is EXQUISITE:) XO
OMG:))) Amy! That pillow you made has me drooling on my laptop!! Lol! SO BEAUTIFUL! Congrats on your dream machine too! You deserve it!! This giveaway is the best too! LOVE those tilde fabrics! Thanks for a chance to win!! XO
Toggle Commented Dec 16, 2014 on the most wonderful… | mini giveaway at nanaCompany
SO beautiful! We did not even get a frost! I cannot believe it...Low was 37! I really cant complain:)) LOVE the pic of Lil and LUCKY:) They look like they have some pretty awesome toys at Oma's house!! Stay warm my friend:)
Toggle Commented Nov 3, 2014 on instagram weekend at resurrection fern
They will NEVER forget this:)
Toggle Commented Oct 30, 2014 on once upon a time at resurrection fern
Oh so sweet! Isnt technology so amazing!! So, this is what miss Lilli is thinking:) Very cute post!
Toggle Commented Oct 28, 2014 on a guest post at resurrection fern
You look absolutely LOVELY in your sweater Margie:) SO impressive! I have not tried any fair isle knitting so far, but it is on my list! I cant believe you can just "make it up" as you go! Brains and beauty..fantastic:)
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2014 on using up every last bit at resurrection fern
This fall has been SO good!!! Warm...and breezy!!! This week..the rain has come, and it is much COLDER! But..I still love it! The colors pop even more against grey skies:) Your children will forever remember the smell of woodsmoke, crunchy leaves, and fuzzy sheep:) They are SO blessed!
Toggle Commented Oct 22, 2014 on autumn day at SouleMama
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You are just completely AMAZING:) I immediately showed my hubby this:)) It looks great...I still cant get over how many things you can do...and do well!!
Toggle Commented Oct 21, 2014 on hats, mittens, and scarves go here at SouleMama
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Beautiful indeed:) This Christmas is going to be SO much fun with those babies! How funny lili is already old enough that she remembers:))) XO
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2014 on buying fresh local produce at resurrection fern
Oh! I do love seeing these glimpses into your lovely home!! I had just mentioned last week how I loved your "Corners of our home" posts:)) Again, you have done a wonderful job of filling your space with useful, colorful, and uniquely YOU objects!! Beautiful:)
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2014 on corners of my home :: warming at SouleMama
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