Christmas Vacation!!

Christmas break

I just finished packing our bags and tomorrow we head across the world to spend Christmas with our families in Iowa and Wisconsin. I'm taking a blogging break too.. The Create Link Inspire party will go on, but my features will resume in January... Merry Christmas to you all!! See you next year {I love saying that this time of year, ha!} … [Continue reading]

Wool Skirt Pattern and Tutorial

wool skirt pattern and tutorial. Great to wear for winter. Found on Nap-Time Creations.com

You may have noticed by now that I really like skirts.... I like making them and I like wearing them.  This winter, I've made a new one out of wool and I'm loving it. It doesn't get snowy here, but I can wear a nice cozy wool skirt. This wool skirt pattern is pretty easy to make and I've got a step by step tutorial for you. I saw something like this in a shop and decided to make my own version. … [Continue reading]

Create Link Inspire 12/15

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Happy holidays! We leave this Friday for our Christmas travels, which also means I'll be on vacation the next two weeks. The party will go on, but I won't be posting much else over the two weeks we are gone. Here's a quick recap of my week. Fleece Jacket pattern, Easy Stuffed Mushrooms, features.. Ornaments   I also shared a different kind of post... I wrote from my heart to share a painful … [Continue reading]

Saying Goodbye

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I posted this on our personal blog yesterday... I thought I would share it here as well since I have been vocal about our adoption plans. You can read more here and here.. Today we said goodbye to the girl we thought would be our daughter... It's hard to explain this type of loss. It's not like a child has died, but it kind of feels that way. She will still be alive, living in Europe with her … [Continue reading]

10 Fun Ornaments to Make

10 fun ornaments to make

Christmas is so close! WOW! we leave next Friday for our Christmas travels already. The boys have lots of school parties this week.. and Google keeps reminding me how many hours, minutes and seconds … [Continue reading]

Easy Stuffed Mushrooms

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Stuffed Mushrooms are a Christmas food to me. Growing up when would spend Christmas Eve at my Grandmother's house. She would always make stuffed mushrooms. When I was younger, I didn't really care for … [Continue reading]

Fleece Jacket Sewing Pattern

Fleece coat sewing pattern on Nap-Time Creations sewing patterns for kids by peek a boo patterns

I love Peek-A-Boo patterns... I've sewn many, many pdf patterns and these sewing patterns are so easy and just plain wearable. I also love that they seem similar to RTW {ready to wear} clothing... so … [Continue reading]