Tulle Circle Skirt Tutorial

Tulle Circle Skirt Tutorial

When my mom uncovered this beautiful bodice that her mother had made for her as a child (yes, that means that this hand-embroidered bodice is a 1960’s gem), she gave it to me to see if I could make it into something for my then-4 year old daughter.  While the velvet bodice was intended for… Continue Reading

Football Jersey T-shirts, Onesies, and Dresses

Football Jersey T-shirts, Onesies, and Dresses

When we decided to throw a football-themed birthday for my son’s first birthday, I wanted to find a way to bring the whole family together (especially my 3 year old daughter).  Since we are fairly big sports enthusiasts, I decided we would get the most use out of football jerseys in our team’s favorite colors.… Continue Reading

Two Handprint Salt Dough Ornament

Two Handprint Salt Dough Ornament

While there are several different tutorials out there for salt dough ornaments with one handprint, I wanted to make one that recognized both of my kids to give to our neighborhood babysitter.  After trying out some different methods, this was my most successful attempt, and it turned out perfectly! Yield: two large circular ornaments What… Continue Reading


Anne, along with her husband and growing family, live in suburban America. Follow us on our adventures both at home and away!

Simply put, we are a family trying our best to defy the odds and make the most of these crazy blessings called marriage, family, and life.

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