Whew, it’s been a long time since you’ve heard from me! I hadn’t planned to post about Me Made May here, but I was inspired by the always fabulous Katy of Wild & Wanderful. Make sure you check out all of her fun Me Made May outfits, too! Here’s all 31 looks together: Want all … Continue reading Me Made May 2019
I know some of you are still buried under piles of snow, but in eastern NC it feels like the rain has hardly stopped since last spring. We’ve had a few days of sun and spring-like temperatures, but for the most part, it’s stayed wet and cold. I keep putting out more florals, more greenery, … Continue reading April Showers
The Made for Mermaids Jordan pattern was in testing right around the time my kids were watching Wreck It Ralph 2 for the first time. My daughter was immediately smitten with Vanellope von Schweetz, and asked if I could make her a costume. I had just enough scraps of teal and hot pink, and some … Continue reading DIY Vanellope von Schweetz
The Jamie Poncho is the BEST Thanksgiving outfit you could possibly imagine! It's not just cute; it's also cozy for traveling, and roomy enough for all the mashed potatoes I intend to eat! You can wear it as a pullover-style, or as a cocoon cardigan. Check out the Made for Mermaids blog for the button … Continue reading Made for Mermaids Jamie Poncho Pattern
My son is a MAJOR costume planner. He usually picks out his costume a year in advance, sometimes even before that!! I’ve posted about some of his/our previous costumes here. Last year was the first year Chris was actually home for Halloween, so naturally, E asked him to dress up with us. If you’ve met … Continue reading DIY Tomatoa & Moana Costume
I know I’m not alone in my love of all things fall! I love the change in weather, the change in wardrobe, back-to-school shopping, prepping for the busy holiday season, pumpkin everything – what’s not to love? Unfortunately, fall in our area is also hurricane season. In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, our county schools have … Continue reading Fun With Words
Thanks for stopping by as part of the Made for Mermaids Back to School tour! My son is heading back to school at the end of August and, luckily for this mama, almost all of his clothes from last year still fit! As I was thinking about what patterns I wanted to highlight, I realized … Continue reading Back to School
I know January dragged on and on for a lot of people, but it FLEW by in this house. I wasn't prepared for February to be here yet! Luckily, with the help of of a printer and some heat transfer vinyl, I can pretend we've spent months planning! Check out our Valentine's Day kids' outfits … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!