Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving, Everybody!

I'm thankful for my amazing husband and our love, my health, my husband's health, my kids (chis), the roof over our head, my amazing parents, family and wonderful friends! This year has definitely had its ups & downs, but without y'all this year would have been so hard to get through. Thanks for being a part of my life and making it fun and memorable!

Wishing each and every one of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Snappy Toddler Dress

I made this cute little toddler dress for my cousin's little girl.
I used a cotton knit fabric and had never worked with it before. It was a little difficult to work with, but overall I was happy with the final product. I think it turned out cute!

and with a little long sleeve onesie underneath it's perfect for the cooler temps. :-)

Thank you to my friend, Kim, for posting the dress she made for her little girl and for being my inspiration when it comes to sewing projects. :-)

You can find the template and how-to by going to Prudent Baby.

When it came to using bias tape on the armholes I went to Sew Can Do and followed Cheryl's technique.

It was my cousin's daughter's 1st birthday and I made her a little card too.

And it was my first time making an envelope. I like!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Our Foodie Besties

It's not often that you meet a person or another couple who you just click with. It's amazing when you meet people on the web then come to find out you love the same things; mainly food, desserts, eating and being adventurous when it comes to food and willingness to try new things, but also just a similar sense of humor and a lot of laughing! It's also pretty sad when those friends live across the pond and you only get to see them once a year. But I am extremely grateful that we are able to see each other once a year and that they are in our lives. We are lucky to have such great friends!

Kirsten and I met on a website while we were planning our weddings to our wonderful men. We met IRL (in real life) in May 2008 while D and I were honeymooning in London. Ever since then we have become great friends and fellow foodies. Kirsten and Barry are our foodie besties!

We've hung out in London, Houston and last month in Memphis!

Hmm I wonder where we'll gtg next year...
London, Salt Lake City, Napa Valley, Spain???