Kidletts

Kidletts in a box boat  Crawling   I’ve got you babe

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Sew like my mama

Lucia came bursting in the room  “look at my bag of surprises mama”!  I couldn’t  believe the little sack she was holding.   I remembered the red floral fabric and decorative stitches so clearly and the little slot for my Tupperware cup full of apple juice.  I never imaged I’d be grateful that my mother […]

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Operation Beef Up the Roncini

Adrian’s newest nickname coined by Bob is Peperoncini (please say it out loud three times in your best Italian accent for full effect).  I shortened this fabulous nickname to “the Roncini”. I am so pleased to report that the initial phase of  “Operation Beef  up the Roncini” has been deemed a success! “Fat thigh” and […]

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Get my stitch on

Armed with a great new sewing and embroidery machine, I’m ready to start creating again.  My first project after a 13 year break was this little crayon apron for a sweet pigtailed cutie on her second birthday.  I think I’m going to focus on the wee ones and stay away from things like the terry […]

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The pick-up

Lucia is saying “MAMA” in this picture I’m sure that there will come a time when my kids will not want me anywhere near their school.  For now, I am going to cherish the moment when I peer down the school stairs and watch Lucia light up as she sees me.  She runs up the […]

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Pigs in Space

Abby:  “Look Lucia, here is the United States of America, the country you were born in.” Lucia:   “I don’t live in the United States of America Abby,  I live in space with Miss Piggy.”

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