Monthly Archives: June 2011

My Kind of Garden

Tripp and I worked in the yard all day Saturday installing a new sprinkler head.  We spent the day digging a 12 inch deep trench, making a trip to Home Depot (what weekend would be complete without one I ask?), … Continue reading

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Glasses Half-full

Pop-quiz! The following picture of drinking glasses is: a.  glasses from a dinner party the night before b.  impromptu vases for garden flowers c.  an experiment in musical acoustics d.  the number of my water glasses collected from around the … Continue reading

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Bathroom Renovation–Epilogue

It was about this time last month that Tripp installed the final towel bar and I finished filling our Q-tip and cotton ball canisters in our brand new, bright and twinkle-y bathroom. We’ve been using it for about a month … Continue reading

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I can do this.

You know that scene from Father of the Bride?  The one where Annie tells her father, George (played so perfectly by the incredibly talented Steve Martin), that she is getting married.  Annie at the age of 24 or so is … Continue reading

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We finally got the boat back from being unwinterized just in time for Father’s Day weekend. My parents and my brother and his girlfriend came for a fun day on water.  After some nachos at our new favorite lake hangout, … Continue reading

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My Baby-Daddy

I love my baby-daddy.   All joking aside…I dearly love this man. Tripp is a wonderful provider, husband, and father.  I am a daily witness to his devotion to our daughter.  Because of him, Kelsey knows what it means to … Continue reading

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Ten Things–Important Lessons I’ve Learned from My Dad

Today is my dad’s birthday! My dad and I are like peas in a pod.  We have a lot in common.  First of all, we both have birthday’s that occasionally fall on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.  We share a … Continue reading

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Handmade Flower Extravaganza!

One of the last things I had to before graduation was to make a Senior memory board to display during the Baccalaureate Mass and Dinner.  We were given complete freedom to create whatever kind of memory board we wanted, so … Continue reading

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Simple Fabric Flowers

This is another easy to sew fabric flower.  I’m going to demonstrate it with a strip of fabric, but it can be done just as easily with a piece of ribbon or tulle.  All you need is a needle, heavy-duty … Continue reading

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Twisted Ribbon Flower

Another flower I’d like to share with you is a twisted ribbon flower.  This a no-sew, hot-glue number that is a breeze to make. All you need is a roll of satin or grosgrain ribbon of your choice. 1.  Start … Continue reading

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