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It’s birthday weekend!

I can hardly believe that my little guy is turning ONE this Sunday! GAH! :) I am feeling partially THRILLED that I’ve survived my first year as a Mom, partially sad that it’s been a whole year already (all of those “firsts” are over)! We are planning quite a little shin-dig for him on Sunday […]

DIY Laundry Soap & Dishwasher Detergent

Laundry soap. It’s just one of those things you put on your “grocery” list…it’s always a bummer when you get near the end of a jug…and do you bag it or just carry it??? The good thing is, I hardly ever have to do this anymore. I make my own! I started doing this a […]

The handmade girl, Emily Steffen, Ingrid Barlow, handmade ideas, sewing tips, sewing tutorials, online sewing classes

This is our beginning!

It started with an e-mail. A few written out thoughts to a long-lost friend from high school! :) I mean, you do miss 100% of the shots you never take, right? (I think I remember my Mom telling me that over and over as a teenage girl before I would hop out of the car […]