new look for the blog, fabric shopping, and a little bit of Ava

Maybe you've noticed, maybe you haven't....the blog has gotten a makeover! I'm so excited for this fresh new look-it's got my favorite colors (minus coral, I didn't want to totally match Ava's nursery), some new features, and a sleek new design. Up on top you can navigate to the Home, About, Tutorials, Patterns (soon! So excited about this!), … [Read more...]

we had ourselves a merry little Disneyland trip…

...I'll keep it brief, but that's where we were this past week-living it up in Disneyland. It was a much better trip than our October trip for various reasons:*Charlotte is down to her one afternoon nap which made it easier!*Sadie was in tip top shape (not slightly sick) *It snowed every night! (well, foamed bubbles...but still. It was pretty … [Read more...]


You know those vacations that you need a vacation from when you get home? This was one of those. The girls had their issues with sleeping and eating, but we still managed to have a lot of fun together! I'll spare you from the rundown, but here's a few of my favorite pics! This is the best shot I got of the two of them in their dresses. Yep, they … [Read more...]

my trip to fabric land (I mean Utah)

As some of you know, this past weekend I visited my sister and brother in Utah. I also visited lots of fabric stores! :D Giddy face! Including Hobby Lobby! This is my stack from the cut counter, I had to pare it down a lot too. lol. You can see the polka dots on the bottom...yeah I'm pretty much making the same dress Erin did here. hehe. The rest I … [Read more...]

disneyland (again)

whew. this was, by far, the most tiring disneyland trip we've had in the past four months. har har. for those of you not keeping up, this was sadie's fourth trip. within one year.yes, we are crazy. but when you get season passes, you've gotta use 'em! so use them we did. this time was the company trip, which was a blast. thanks again to jeff … [Read more...]

we’re back.

and in one piece.right now, that's all that matters.let's just say today from the trip coming! … [Read more...]

Get ready…

.......for a TON of pictures. For time's sake I will hopefully keep the blurbs short. (click on any of the pictures to make them bigger)Agh! So cute. People loved her little outfit. I gotta say i did too! Too bad it got hot later or I would've left it on all day! Day one: Spent most of our time in the car and Fantasyland. Sadie wasn't sure about … [Read more...]

Alrighty then…

We're halfway (almost) through our Disneyland trip! Yesterday we ( Rory, Sadie, me, and Rory's mom) left around 7 in the morning and got here around 12:30 or oneish. Sadie is such a trooper. She napped a little bit in the car but still did great. We went into the park and headed straight for Tomorrowland to meet Rory's sister Mandy and her kids … [Read more...]


So, we took off Wednesday morning around eight (we actually got off on time!), and started the what was supposed to be 9 hour trip, but really was 13 and a half. We took some stops, of course for Sadie, but also for Harry and David! They have a big store up in Medford Oregon that we had to stop at! I worked at the store here in Gilroy for two years … [Read more...]


Phew! You'd think our "relaxing" trip to Disneyland would have been just that. It was nice but we are glad to be back! Click here for larger photosWe drove down Wednesday night and got there around midnight, Sadie did great! The next morning, Rory headed to his convention, while Joanna and I battled lost socks, parking garages, and swarms of … [Read more...]