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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Outside – Inside

Dear Adrian, Today you have technically been on the outside nearly as long as you were on the inside.  Happy nine month birthday!  We think that you are quite possibly the happiest baby on the planet.  Your constant smile and calm temperament are infectious.  It is amazing how one little person changed our family dynamic […]

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Stylin’

Lucia dressed herself in this get-up the other night and declared “Dada will take me and squeaky dinosaur to Ethan’s house.” “OK mama?”  OK Lucia.

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Xin Nian Kuai Le

Delicious food! Luyi feeding her pet bird. Lucia talking to the “little bird”. Luyi, Lucia and birdie eating clementines. One of the beautiful things about living in NYC is the diversity of cultures in our neighborhood.  Seeing people celebrate their culture is something that has always intrigued me and made me emotional – a character […]

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