My birthday always seems to last longer than just the day of and this year was no exception. Shannon and I picked up my new sewing machine last week and I have fallen deeply, seriously, in love. It’s pretty much the best thing I own! As you can see, it’s another Janome but it’s an [...]
Archive for May, 2012
Here is a picture my lady Libs posted yesterday on Facebook. It’s her happy baby Niamh enjoying herself at the park while sitting on a quilt I gave her. See? It is a picture of the thing I made and gave away being used. This is what I wish everyone I gave my shit to [...]
I went to the Jays game last night, they were playing the Mets and I thought that there would be a good turn out. I was wrong. Other than opening day, which was completely sold out (and I didn’t go to) this is pretty normal for the Skydome on a Friday night, at least in [...]
So, first off, which one of you smarties can tell me the diff between brioche and challah? The recipes I’ve read for either seem pretty much interchangeable. Of course I know I must be wrong but… I was tasked with finding a recipe for and making brioche hamburger buns and mini baguettes. Sounds easy, I [...]
Lego Harry Potter glasses fit my pinky finger perfectly.
Top done, back done, everything else not done.
Or greatest manicure? This has everything I love about nail polish and I hope it lasts more than 24 hours. I’ll be avoiding dish-doing for the next 24 hours. The yellow is Maybelline Color Show in Fierce n Tangy (cheap stuff, got it at WM) and the glitter is Sally Hansen Diamond Strength Jewel Topcoat [...]
I know I promised to blog more often but it’s not every week one turns 40. Yes, 40. It’s slowly sinking in, the horror of it. Here is the face of 40. It’s ok, I had such an amazing week so full of love and support I can’t complain. It technically started on Tuesday when [...]
Picked up this pattern at Value Village today for 69 cents. My plan is to use old t shirts to make underwear with. In a perfect world it will be a cinch.
This is what my sewing table looks like. Looked like. I did tidy it up, sort of, after I took this. I’m working on so many things at once and it does get a little chaotic at times. Mostly I’m in the plotting and scheming portion of the show. This involves pulling out stacks of [...]