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Julie
A large southern city
and he whispered, lets play baby siberian tiger...
Interests: craft, art, music, cooking, the outdoors, parenting
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B and I want to update B's office and make it more den-like for kid movie night, or parents escape when kids take over the living room. I put together this idea set on Polyvore: "Looking for side chair and rug, and new futon cover for the den/office. 1950's pine-paneled... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Babbling
I never finished this idea set after I started it five months ago. The vanity was really only for the style - floating with the cool handles. WIP Master Bath by babblingjulie on Polyvore Universal Lighting and Decor Elton Espresso White Marble 30" Wide... / Merola Tile Metro Subway Glossy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Babbling
Ideas I put together some five months ago. "Thomasville cabinets in Cottage style, macaroon color;, Viaterra quartz counter, 3 x 6 subway tile in almond biscuit, glass pendant lights, wood, or wood look porcalain tile floor." Kitchen Reno ideas by babblingjulie featuring black lights Polaris star light / Polaris star... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Babbling
I have to get this out, and so here is the place. I've been post-menopausal for some time now, well over a year. However occasionally I'll still feel a twinge of something, or have some symptom that is a reminder of a more fertile time. The last few days are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Babbling
And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, "Speak to us of Children." And he said: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Babbling
Ideas from five months ago. "Hall bath with sky light. Oct + sq tile or hex tile, or light wood-look tile flooring, subway tile with penny tile accent, Ikea floating vanity, medicine cabinet recessed into studs (possibly with shelving), light and bright lighting." Hall Bath by babblingjulie featuring a round... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Babbling
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Winter jackets Approximately size 5 My tall son wore these each for several years from mid-four to seven (and I think into 8). Outside Baby Puffer Jacket Puffer Jacket $30 Outside Baby 100% down reversible puffer with detachable hood - black & lime green This is a really nice jacket... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Babbling
Very exciting, interesting, and beautiful! Thank you fur sharing! My sister did some drop needle spinning when we were kids and had picked it up again as an adult. She had gotten her roving from a variety of locations, most recently getting some fleece from a petting zoo, that didn't use the materials after the animals were shorn. She's planning on using that wool in projects for local shelters - homeless, half way, etc. Never one to shy away from jumping into the deep end of a subject that fascinates her, she's posted some of her process: http://zipzipinkspot.blogspot.com/2014/08/picking-combing-carding-spinningweaving.html?m=1 And more prep: http://zipzipinkspot.blogspot.com/2014/09/scouring-and-teasing-shetland-fleece.html?m=1 What about knitting up little blocks and connecting them into a knit patch work blanket? You could collect blocks from each sheep, or over years. If one gets holes it could be pulled out and replaced. Just a thought. .. best regards, Julie
Toggle Commented Oct 9, 2014 on cinnamon :: from sheep to skein at SouleMama
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Whoa! A post! It has been a long time ... I have no idea if I will have more than the two measely posts I had last year, but we'll see. I am not ready to shut the door completely on this little blog. I am saddened to see that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2014 at Babbling
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We spent countless hours feeding, rocking, reading, sleeping in this chair. The footstool has seen many a dressing time, lots of cars, and served as a table at time - very versatile ;-) The head piece comes off easily for easy sleeping while rocking for shorter folks. Birch and bone/off-white... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2013 at Babbling
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I've been saying this awhile, but it's high time we moved stuff out that was saved for a second child that isn't happening. Here are few things ready to go (or close, as noted there might be some spot cleaning needed): Wonderful adjustable chair that grows with your child. You... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at Babbling
Last Sunday was communion. T and I whispered about what to do as he hadn't been to communion Sunday in a while. At our Presbyterian church everyone stays in their seats and the elders of the church serve the congregation by passing plates of bread and trays holding tiny cups... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at Babbling
How cool is that! As a former college radio DJ I love it! Here's another song for his rotation: Makin Bacon: http://www.douglasbrake.com/
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2013 on A Year of Popcorn: Breakfast Popcorn at SouleMama
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One of my second cousins is getting married December 1st in Fort Lauderdale, FL. I've been worried about what to wear since I learned of it. Cocktail rehearsal party, wedding, day after brunch - South Florida - beautiful stylish people ... I haven't been to a wedding since 2003 and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2012 at Babbling
A coworker just came in with their newest baby, their fourth, in a Baby Bjorn. Their first child is a month younger than my T. Yes, three children for them while I tried for one more. Life. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at Babbling
I feel compelled, as I have many times over the last many months, to write a tiny explanation of my absence from this space. Writing this blog was supposed to be a way to: share the growth of my son and the fun and not so fun things he said... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2012 at Babbling
I created a quilt block for the (2015)Quilt, a project of ONE and (RED). Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2011 at Babbling
Once again no. Not me, not this time, not this month. But I really felt like this was going to be it. I felt so much like I might be. Not ever again? Got my period this morning. Day 37 turns into Day 1, just shy of a full two... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at Babbling
Just a quick little thought...it's supposedly that fertile time of the month. My body is primed and my boobs are sore. Last week, Tuesday in fact, my Clear Blue Easy Fertility Monitor jumped from one line to two, indicating High Fertility. I nearly jumped for joy, as I was starting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at Babbling
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When T became a real presence in my belly and my stuff was moved out of the third bedroom to make room for the nursery, some of it went to the living room. The love seat, the club chair, and their off white denim. It was then that I first... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at Babbling
For my book club friends... Online Surveys - Zoomerang.com Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2011 at Babbling
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Apples, peppers, kohlrabi, bag of grits, tomatoes in a jar, sweet potato's, collards, mustard greens, butternut squash, cabbage My half the box this week. I'm thinking my box buddy didn't get a full half, but if that is fine with her... Now what to do with all the peppers and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at Babbling
I'm at another milestone. One year ago about this time I got pregnant with blueberry girl. I realized this morning that I have a couple more milestones approaching before I am through this first year of mourning. I had thought I might have trouble with the miscarriage at due date... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at Babbling
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Apples, butternut squash, kohlrabi and collards, popcorn, fine ground grits, red leaf lettuce, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, jalapenos and a chili pepper The box or half box this week. I now have a huge stock pile of butternut squash and greens, and apples, but I have big plans for the apples.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2011 at Babbling
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So believe it or not, I've actually lost a tiny bit of weight. I'm still too heavy, but I have been feeling a little bit better. I had a trip on the town planned for some time and it came up Saturday. I had no idea what to wear, but... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2011 at Babbling