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Portland, OR
when nothing is certain anything is possible...
Interests: gardening, cooking, reading, sewing, baking, canning, knitting (just learning), playing with my girls and taking pictures of it all
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Yes please!
Toggle Commented Feb 23, 2013 on Recent stash additions at house on hill road
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FINALLY sewing something has inspired me to sew more and start talking a bit about it. [Please blur your eyes a bit with this post as I haven't written a word in over a year (aside from facebook posts and grocery lists).] First, I'll just say that the past year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2013 at softerMOD
Call it whatever you like, but I love it.
Toggle Commented Jul 7, 2012 on little house at hop skip jump
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I want those shoes. seriously. Where can I get them?
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ooooooososweet. Makes me miss my babies as babies.
Toggle Commented Jul 7, 2012 on {this moment} at SouleMama
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Just when my girls have completely taken over my favorite colored pencils, here you are offering some. Perfect! ronimadethis
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So enviably lovely.
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I'm moved. Deeply. Thank you.
Toggle Commented Mar 26, 2012 on Not Done. Not Even Close. at all buttoned up.
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These are my living/dining/kitchen colors. I believe I need this as a fat quarter pack. Any chance?
Oh those precious weeks. Now that my girls are nearly four, I miss those first weeks.
Toggle Commented Mar 5, 2012 on Six Weeks at all buttoned up.
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I use a nostepinne. I like the combination of hand winding (in front of a good movie when the littles have gone to sleep) with center pull results. I look forward to reading about your Lark experience.
Toggle Commented Feb 27, 2012 on My yarn rainbow at house on hill road
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Oh what great fun! I hope so much to win this one!
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I am a Mama of 3-1/2 year old twins. I couldn't agree more with your advice to hold them AND take care of herself/himself. It's a delicate balance, but important for all four of them. Congratulations to them all!
Toggle Commented Jan 25, 2012 on this big sister's advice at SouleMama
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She is SO beautiful and I am so happy for all of you. What a lucky little girl she is. Welcome Truly.
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2012 on And Then She Came at all buttoned up.
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Yay you and yours! I'm looking forward to meeting your newest little. And seeing that decal (or something similar) in my house. And you were so right about how great a winter move is. Nothing but nesting over here and plenty of time to do it with no desires to be gardening or anything else outside. I hope to see you and hold that little bundle of preciousness (while you nap) soon.
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2012 on I Let Go of Re-Caulking the Tub at all buttoned up.
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Obviously, I've not posted in a while. I've been busy. After more than two years of being an American statistic, we're getting back on our feet. Among other things, we've been searching for, and now buying, a house. It's a lovely little mid-century-modern in a lovely little neighborhood. Naturally, we... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2011 at softerMOD
I know your pain firsthand and I am so very sorry. You and Andy (and the birth family) are in our prayers.
I have a summer dress, 2 doll blankets and a queen quilt to get done before the end of summer. Those bits and bobs would be just the thing for embellishing any of them. Not to mention the fall projects I already have stacking up. Then there are the zoo trips, picnics, bbqs, pool visits and so on. Lots of summer fun!
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As everyone knows, this has been a nasty weather year. My neck of the woods is no exception. The northwest is trapped in an early spring weather pattern because the rest of the woods (who I wouldn't trade with, for the record) have skipped spring all together and jumped straight... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at softerMOD
I forgot just how soothing hand stitching can be. via I so love the message. She wrote my thoughts and I plan to follow suit. Starting tomorrow. I feel better already. Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 6, 2011 at softerMOD
Good show, Mama Nature. You out did yourself on this lovely first day of summer. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at softerMOD
If you've never been to the Walla Walla wine valley (formerly known for sweet onions), you are truly missing something. A good portion of my childhood was spent in that area and I have nothing but fond memories of the rolling hills, the endless fields, the always gorgeous sunsets and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2011 at softerMOD
I have lots to tell and lots to show. But I'm afraid I have nothing to say. I've written, inserted photos, deleted and started over many times over the past couple of weeks. sigh. I guess I'll be back in action eventually (hopefully soon). Definitely not tonight. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at softerMOD
I recently bought a Cuisinart immersion blender. Love it and didn't think I would.
Toggle Commented May 29, 2011 on Bundt It at all buttoned up.
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