Category Archives: Works For Me Wednesday

Jack:Eight Months

There really isn’t a whole lot to say here. He’s a joyful, cheerful baby who still doesn’t sleep through the night, eats everything I am willing to feed him, crawls and has started doing this: Pin It

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Organizing Sewing Patterns

One of the great frustrations of my sewing closet has been handling patterns. Not only are commercial patterns hard to handle and almost impossible to get back into their envelopes once unfolded, but many of my patterns are copied from … Continue reading

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Housecleaning or Physical Education?

It has been really cold and blowy the last couple of days, and I haven’t had the heart to make the children play outside. This of course means that we need to burn off energy somehow, so today we played … Continue reading

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Cheap Eats: White Bean Casserole

One of the things we frequently do on the weekends is cook a pound of some dry bean. In the summer we often cook lentils, chickpeas, or black beans but in the winter we usually cook some kind of white … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Year (Turning of Time)

Last year my mother called on my birthday (late August). “It’s the end of late summer.” she said ” I always think of that line when I think of your birthday.” And it is the end of late summer. Yesterday … Continue reading

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