Tag: <span>Florida</span>

Fun with kids: Miami

    We’re just back from a wonderful spring break in Miami.  We left last Tuesday morning after picking up my mom and headed across the alley.  First stop:  The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens to view the hand-blown glass sculptures of Chihuly.  Nigel loves sculpture so I knew this would be a big hit. Photography here was limited to personal use for the Chihuly Show (you need a permit :P) so …

3 Patterns, 3 Months!

This morning was our Sunday ritual of yummy breakfast (homemade waffles & smoothies) followed by a visit to my husband’s folks.  I think we’re one of the rare lucky couples who love each other’s parents and really all get along. Our parents live only a few minutes from each other and get along fabulously too!  It’s so nice, especially with kids, to have so much family here.  Both …

Top 5 Hits and Misses of 2013

I’ve seen so many wonderful posts from everyone participating in Gillian’s Top 5 of 2013 Posts over at her blog  Crafting a Rainbow and really wanted to participate even though it’s already the last day of the year!  I’m a brand new blogger so please excuse some of the photo quality as most of these are from earlier this year.  So here are my Top 5 from this year: …

Twist and Drape Blouse

Just a quick little post so I can spend more time with the kiddo’s today.  It’s a fine balancing act trying to fit in time for sewing, creating and blogging and take care of my two little one’s.  I’ve had a bit of extra time this week since my husband is home and we’ve been spending time at my parents which is such a refreshing break. For today …

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