Candy Coated: Smarties Inspired!

The theme for third week of Project Run & Play is your favorite Halloween candy. I don’t enjoy the stuff as much as I used to. What can I say, I’ve become a chocolate snob. But when I was a

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Photo Monday – Sheep and Non Sheep

Whenever we go to Rhinebeck for the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival, I try to get pictures of animals. They’re never quite satisfying. This time though, I somehow managed to get a few right. It’s like I’m slowly

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Buffalo Lace and Frills

When I see buffalo plaid, the first thing I think of is flannel lumberjack shirts. Come on, I can’t be the only one! So my first idea was to go super girly with a ruffled coat and full gathered skirt

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Thank You

I woke up with butterflies in my stomach this morning. I impatiently waited for the week 1 results on Project Run & Play to be published. Who would have the top design? (That gorgeous butterfly, of course!) Who would be

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Project Run & Play – All Buttoned Up

I think this week was the most difficult for me. The brief being “use buttons to highlight your look”. I just wasn’t sure where to go with that. But when I think buttons, I think classic collared shirt. So that’s

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Big News!

That picture is from January 2014. I’d been watching Project Run & Play and feeling so intimidated. I’d been afraid of participating, even if only in the sew along. That picture, that’s when I stopped listening to that not so

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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Each time we go to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, the girls want to check out the greenhouses. Each time, they ask to go see the bonsais. They make me sad. Poor trees who have been starved and clipped to keep

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