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June 2012

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Basement Renos

When we bought the house it was clear that the basement would have to be turned into the MAN CAVE. After getting a foundation fix to stop it from leaking and a new window to keep the creatures out we added a couch that I got for my birthday, a …

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Our creepy 3D Baby

So even though I am super cheep we decided to splurge and get a 3D ultrasound from 3D Baby.  150$ later we were able to see our pudgy cheeked little boy with his hands covering his face as well as some very moody looks as the tech tried to get …

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Packing for the Hospital

So I have been nesting, organizing and planning for the arrival of my bundle of joy (who currently has a case of the hiccups). In all of my books it suggests that around week 30 to start packing a hospital bag for baby and mom. So here goes… my first …

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Tutus

Back about a year ago I started to venture into tutu making. I came across some of my homemade tutus today which were super easy. I cut all of the tulle in equal pieces of the desired length. I used elastic for the waistband and tied the tulle on. and …

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Baby Shoes & Bibs

One of my favourite projects I have created over the last year are the very cute baby crib shoes. Robez sell for 20 bucks which I won’t even spend on my own shoes that I can get years of use out of! So I looked into make my own and …

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Baby Toys

I have been busy sewing up a storm in preparation for our bundle of joy and found this very cute turtle. Pinterst Pin Using the template I made a small one and a big one which have been a big hit with the cats… Hopefully the baby will like it …

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Decorated Onsies

Over the past year I have been busy creating many different onesies. I bought a bunch of onesies from Value Village and Talize on sale for about 50 cents to a dollar each and used scraps of fabric to decorate. I used basic shapes of things I had found online. …

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Headbands

I was disgusted when I began searching for headbands for our upcoming possible girl (maybe next time!) The price of a basic headband was more than I thought I would ever have to pay. So I looked into making my own. I bought the headbands from the dollar store from …

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A Baby Gift

So I have been working hard to make an original gift for our friends and their soon to be here baby boy or girl. So I made a doody kit… a what? a doody kit filled with necessities for changing and caring for baby. (Turns out they had a baby …

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Nursing Cover

I have decided to attempt breast feeding but have come to realize that I don’t care to show the world my gut or my “big balloons”. So I looked in the nursing covers and have purchased one from a second hand store. But it is just not me or boyish. …

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Goldfish…

So this is just a random blog… Let me start off with the background… We bought fish and a tank months into our relationship. Now I am the person that must buy them in 2′s or more… no one wants to see a sad lonely fish! So as one fish …

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Transforming the blue room

Many of our friends and family have come over to tour the house and have walked into my “blue room” the room in which all of my work stuff, craft stuff and play stuff has been dumped. I have organized it and organized it but have never been able to …

My Baby. My Belly.

I have had this conversation with many people. It’s my baby in my belly. And no you may not touch or feel it. My views on this: -You touch me inappropriately and I will return the awkward touch -That is my uterus you wish to touch. Can I touch yours? …