Saturday, April 14, 2012

A Colonial Dress

I'm finally getting around to posting the picture of Emma's colonial dress. She loves it and wears it often. After church on Easter Sunday she came home and changed into her beloved dress before hunting eggs. I'm glad it's a favorite and hope it gets lots of wear.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Mail time (sewing books)

Look what came in the mail for me:

I'm so excited and can't wait to get started! I've been wanting to sew clothes for myself. I think these 2 books( The Colette Sewing Handbook and Sew Serendipity) will be the perfect way to start.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

A birthday!

Look who had a birthday...our little Thicket!  April 2nd she turned 4.  We celebrated with cupcakes (which of course she didn't eat) and a gift (which she did eat).  She's such a big part of our family.  We love our little chica mandona! 
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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Energy Bites-No Bake Recipe

Today I was fortunate enough to stumble across this amazing recipe from this amazing blog. Not only is it healthy and delicious but it's No-Bake too!

No-Bake Energy Bites
(makes 18-20 bites)

1 cup oatmeal
1/2 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter)
1/3 cup honey
1 cup coconut flakes
1/2 cup ground flaxseed
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
1 tsp vanilla

Mix everything above in a medium bowl until thoroughly incorporated. Let chill in the refrigerator for half an hour. Once chilled, roll into balls and enjoy! Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.

Small Blog Meet and Fresh Sewing Day

Lily over at Lily's Quilts is celebrating her Blogaversary. She is so creative and kind. I know you would enjoy looking at all the beautiful things she's made. While you're there you can sign up for the Fresh Sewing Day. Grab the button and let others see what you've been sewing. Also, if you have less than 50 followers like me, you can get a button for the Small Blog Meet. Those of us with smaller blogs can get to know each other. I've gotten to know several great people by doing this. Just click on the buttons on the right in my sidebar.