sewing, women

To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest

To go along with my pants and top that I shared yesterday, I wanted to complete the look with a cardigan. I found this striped sweater knit from Simply By Ti and decided to try and make it work! It's definitely bolder than what I usually would choose for outerwear (I'm a solids kinda gal),… Continue reading To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest

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Time for the Math Balance!

It's amazing how some new math toys will invigorate your kids to repeatedly ASK to do math! (this post contains affiliate links) Since I'm an affiliate for RightStart Mathematics*, I was able to request a complimentary box of manipulatives to try out and talk about with you all! This means I finally have a math… Continue reading Time for the Math Balance!

sewing, women

I made pants for me! Jalie Éléonore + T-shirt

So I finally made a pair of pants for me! And I want to love them so so much... and they fit perfectly when I have them ON, but getting them ON is the challenging part, LOL. So what did I do wrong with them? Well, since my waist is significantly smaller than my hips,… Continue reading I made pants for me! Jalie Éléonore + T-shirt

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Coffee & Cocktails: One dress – Two ways

I had hoped to participate in The Day and Night Dress Challenge earlier this month where the goal was to make two dresses - one as a day look (coffee) and one as an evening look (cocktails). I decided I wanted to pull this off with just one pattern, and for that I settled on… Continue reading Coffee & Cocktails: One dress – Two ways

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And a little bit of math!

(This post contains affiliate links!) Today I'm sharing another sneaky-peak into our homeschool life :). Last month I shared about our math curriculum, Right Start Mathematics* (see last month's blog post here). We are *almost* at our first "Assessment"! I did think we'd get there sooner than this, but it's been a very busy month… Continue reading And a little bit of math!

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P&M Patterns Tour: Gus for Girls + Giveaway

Welcome to day 4 of the P&M Patterns Blog Tour! P&M Patterns is a new-to-me designer based in France. The patterns however are in both English and French! The pattern company was established in 2012 with just children's designs, but has since branched out into women's (many mommy & me options available!). The designs are… Continue reading P&M Patterns Tour: Gus for Girls + Giveaway

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MerKitty Baby Swimmers!

Now for some cuteness for the baby! Ok, fine, "the toddler." She's still my baby though 🙂 🙂 🙂 (Contains affiliate links) With my leftover MK*Designs Glam Merkitties and Glam Scales, I wanted to make a rashguard and bottoms for my littlest. She just adores modeling them! Actually, she's fun to photograph because she just… Continue reading MerKitty Baby Swimmers!