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Alicia P.
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Oh, sweetness. The days are cold and sun-sparkled, though it's dark and warm in the house. I'm done with all of my shopping and shipping and general fussing now so I'm feeling fine. We have a shop, above, and we... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Posie Gets Cozy
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I haven't quite reached a peaceful holiday state of mind. I like the week between Thanksgiving and December better than December, in a way. As soon as December starts, I feel — in spite of my best efforts — like... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, hello! How are you? I've been doing almost nothing but making dolls, doll dresses, doll stockings, doll capes, doll hair, doll sweaters, doll blouses, doll skirts, doll collars, and doll hats, and then remaking them trying to get them... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Good morning, my friends. Hello, hello. I hope you are well! We've been well and buuuusy! Which I like, but now I'm tired. I didn't even take any pictures this week. But we have all of the First Snow pre-orders... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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We're in it, here: full fall swing. Halloween came and went in a frenzy of costume-sewing/meowing/negotiating for candy. Kids are so obsessed with candy!!! Amelia says she wants one piece of candy after dinner after she accomplishes her "chores." The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Happy Halloween to you! We have a fluffy pink kitters here that hasn't stopped meowing for three days. She's also hardly taken her plushy duds off since they were finished (by me, and no, I don't enjoy sewing polarfleece, but... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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The First Snow Cross Stitch Sampler Kit is now available for pre-order! Please CLICK HERE to order. Finished Size of Design Area: 6"wide x 9"h (15cm x 23cm); 104 stitches wide x 144 high on 32-count fabric The kit contains:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Well now, here's some more food! I made my mom's mom's spaghetti sauce for our neighborhood pumpkin-carving party the other night. This sauce was a staple in my mom's party repertoire. It came from her mother, who was not at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all of your sweet birthday wishes and for indulging me, as you all always do. I have so much to say about five. I think I'm going to have more time... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Glory be, what a party! Parties, plural. Amelia is a partier. The girl's got game. And stamina! Party stamina. It was a blast. A friend-party and then, this past weekend, a family party. Andy's parents flew in from Chicago last... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Birthday preparations are underway in the Paulson household. Cupcakes are in the oven. Amelia's "friend" party is tomorrow and we are excited. Her first friend party! Squeeeee! I think you're supposed to have one friend for every year, or something... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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WHEW. There is little rhyme or reason in how these pictures are presented here. Everything's all over the place and that's probably a good metaphor for my mental state. Some of these things, like that sweater up there, I've been... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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P Oh, the sky had mercy. It's been raining off and on for the past couple of days. I have no words to describe my relief and my joy. Amazingly, most people around here are conflicted: They don't like rain.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Hellooooo. I have more quilt kits! I've been making these quilt kits out of vintage calico fabrics from the 1980s and '90s since early this spring and they make me very happy. If you haven't read what I've written about... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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A morning spent apple picking with school friends. Cool and clear weather, and what a joy to breathe fresh air out in the country. I've been cleaning and organizing the house like crazy this past week. My to-do list once... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Hello, my dear friends, hello. I hope you are so well. I have few words lately, watching with worry as Hurricane Irma plows through the ocean on its way toward the southeastern United States while we in the west deal... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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The end of the summer here, and we go to the fair. It's one of my favorite days of the year and we had such a sweet time. There is no trace of toddlerishness in Amelia anymore — no stroller,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Oh, sweet river days. Vacation time. Breezes and birds and messy hair. Dirty feet and slivers and games at the table. New Shakey Graves on repeat day and night (perfect river music). Bubble baths and raft rides and so many... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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No sooner did I threaten to cut down the plum tree than did about a million birds show up, acting so adorable and sweet and storybookish within its branches that I'm torn, now, about chopping it down. What to do!!!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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It was our twentieth wedding anniversary on July 19. That's the china anniversary, so we were planning to eat Chinese food on our wedding china but instead had our standby anniversary dinner, Rozale Lasagna, named after our first apartment together... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Amelia's in a morning day-camp down the street three days this week. I drop her off and water the garden. Today I filled the bird feeders. Then I emptied the dishwasher, made myself a bagel with avocado, cleaned up, answered... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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***Update: THANK YOU so very much to everyone who ordered this skirt pattern and fabric. The fabric is completely sold out, and I am hoping to have a bit more to offer next month. Thank you beyond words for your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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Good morning. How are you? I'm sitting here. The fan's whirling above me and Amelia and Andy are out for a walk with Clover Meadow. It'll be in the 90s today. I'm anxious to go out and patrol my garden.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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The middle. The greens have deepened. The sun is hot and rich. If there were cicadas here they'd be humming in the afternoons, but instead they hum in my memory of them humming. It's a Midwestern memory, one of many.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy
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***Thank you to everyone who ordered! I will be shipping tomorrow (Friday) and will have more coming in the next month or so. Please stay tuned and thank you SO MUCH to everyone who likes these. I sincerely appreciate it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at Posie Gets Cozy