children, sewing

Peony Patterns Calendula Dress {Release}

I'm so excited about the new Calendula dress from Peony Patterns, designed by their newest pattern designer, Annie Arana! Annie is based in Western Australia and will be focused on *knit* patterns for kids. Huzzah! My youngest, in particular, adores all the knit dresses because they're so much easier for her to put on. And… Continue reading Peony Patterns Calendula Dress {Release}

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Lilac Shorts + FREE Tigerlily Tank {Release}

The cobbler's son has no shoes. The dress pattern tester's kids have no pants. The complexities of life! I'm excited to report that my girls finally have not one, but multiple pairs of shorts! I always hesitate to test pant/shorts patterns because let's just say I've been jaded by bad fits. I knew a Peony… Continue reading Peony Patterns Lilac Shorts + FREE Tigerlily Tank {Release}

sewing, women

Mix ‘n’ Match Shorts & Tops for Summer {for FabricMart}

Since I prefer to sew for my children, my own closet gets seriously neglected! I decided to put my own needs first for my FabricMart make this time, and create a pair of comfy shorts and tops for ME! This month I used the Itch to Stitch Hermosa Shorts, Pattern Emporium Hello Gorgeous Top, and… Continue reading Mix ‘n’ Match Shorts & Tops for Summer {for FabricMart}


RightStart Math Convention Coupon!

I just got back from my first Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) annual conference AND got to meet the RightStart staff while I was there! The conference was definitely one of those "fan-girl" type events with all the "celebrities" in the homeschool world there, so I was excited to meet Andrew Pudewa (IEW), the… Continue reading RightStart Math Convention Coupon!


RARE! All About Learning Discount Coupon!

If you're looking for a fantastic program for teaching your children reading and spelling, look no further than All About Reading and Spelling! This curriculum has a reputation for *never* being on sale, so exciting news!! They just released a coupon for 10% OFF Storewide until June 14, 2022! Use code: BUYEARLY. (Terms & Conditions).… Continue reading RARE! All About Learning Discount Coupon!

children, sewing

Lemon Flavored Jasmine Dress

There are two ways to my youngest daughter's heart: lemons and owls. Last Halloween she was a lemon, the previous Halloween she was an owl. Next Halloween, she has declared she wants to be a bee. Why a bee? Well, this adorable lemon and bee fabric of course! When I spotted this citrus fabric collection… Continue reading Lemon Flavored Jasmine Dress


NEW! Uppercase Letter Crafts from All About Reading

Do you have a preschooler in need of some hands on activities? All About Learning have just released a brand new, full color, 120 page activity book of uppercase letter crafts, rhymes, and other activities that help reinforce learning the alphabet. If you're already planning to use (or have used) All About Pre-Reading, then this… Continue reading NEW! Uppercase Letter Crafts from All About Reading

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Juniper Dress {Release}

So for this last month or so, I've been on a bit of a sewing hiatus. It wasn't really *intentional* - the issue was that my sewing machine refused to do an automatic buttonhole. This issue started back in October, and when I took it into the shop for them to fix it, their tech… Continue reading Peony Patterns Juniper Dress {Release}

accessories, children, sewing

Sewn by my 10 Year-old! Peony Patterns Wildflower Embroidery {FREE Release}

I guess you could say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Am I ever surprised when my 10 year-old daughter takes on *yet another* craft project? No. Does it drive my husband crazy? Yes. Is my house covered in glitter and all.the.things? Definitely, yes. Shortly after Peony Patterns began back in 2020, my… Continue reading Sewn by my 10 Year-old! Peony Patterns Wildflower Embroidery {FREE Release}