Tag Archives: Children

Paschelle Justine

6 Jan

Born January 3rd at 7:35, right here in our home.  She weighed 6lbs. 4oz. and is 18.25 in. long.


Izzy and the Jaymar

30 Sep

My brother gave this great little piano to me as a birthday (or was it Christmas?) present I think about 10 years ago.  We were browsing antique stores downtown as only weird homeschooled teenagers would do, and I fell in love with it.  He surprised me with it a few weeks later.

In the past several years I’ve really been looking forward to my children being able to use it.  Yesterday, I lugged it in to the living room, and today I propped Israel up and observed.  He absolutely loves it!

I love that little man.

Anyway, I’m thinking about possibly painting it some bright, child-like color, since it’s got a few spots of wear and discoloration on it.  What do you think?  Should I leave it as is and consider the wear to be “character”?  If I do paint it, what color should I do?  I’ve posted a few pictures of our living room on this blog, so that should make it easier for you all to help me figure out what color would go.  Comment away.

A Quick, Sloppy, Cute Reading Blanket for Simeon

30 Apr

My New Friend

27 Jun

IMG_0025IMG_0026This is a vintage, hand-made bunny I found when I was out the other day.  She was indecent, so I began making her a pinafore out of two vintage handkerchiefs I had stocked in my fabric bin.  I’m going to put some pretty buttons on the dress and make her a nice white blouse for underneath.  But… I can’t keep just referring to her as “her.”  What should I call her?  What name do you think of when you see that face?

Once she is fully-clothed and clad with a fancy name, I will be putting her in my Etsy shop.

[as a prideful aside: when I brought her home, Peter made a face at her.  She was kind of dirty and plain.  But after I showed him what she looked like all cleaned and dolled up, he smiled and said “You can keep her for our baby, if you want.”]