If you have a little girl in the family, I am sure you know how expensive doll clothes can be. For the past year I have been making doll clothes for a doll that I won, and which Bellamy Blue will receive for Christmas. Some clothing I have made from my own designs, but every Friday I get free doll clothes patterns at Pixie Faire.… Read more
I grew up sewing, knitting and creating, but I will admit that after having three boys my creative skills were put on hold. All of it changed, when Bellamy Blue arrived though, because I’ve re-found my passion for creating now that I have a child in the house that appreciates my creations. I have been making lots of doll outfits, and created tutu skirts for all her little friends dolls.… Read more
If you liked my post earlier this year about how to make doll clothes from free doll clothes pattern, you are going to love this post even more. I’ve often wondered about how to make doll clothes, and now that Bellamy Blue is at the age, where dolls are the big thing, I’ve quickly learned how to make doll clothes.… Read more
I took a bit of a blogging break – well, blogging less at least – over the Christmas break, but it was mainly due to the fact that I finally got our sewing machine out of the closet. I will admit that I had lost my desire for sewing over the past many years, since sewing for boys just isn’t much fun at all.… Read more
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When it comes to the holidays I am always asked for frugal ideas, and those I have plenty of. One of my favorite frugal gift ideas is in fact a book box.
My boys never had the same hunger for reading as I did, when I was young, and it used to make me sad. This was until I discovered that it was just a matter of incentizing reading, and providing them with books tailored to their specific interest.… Read more
I picked up baskets at Dollar Tree for $1 each, and then the boys each picked out some mangoes from our mango tree, grape tomatoes and a couple of hot habanero peppers from the garden.
It is not an extravagant teacher’s gift, but it is one that comes from the heart and our garden.… Read more
In March I was able to find a fantastic bargain at JoAnns, huge sewing baskets for $0.97 each.
I picked one up for myself and one for my three-year-old niece. She is the only one I have to buy pink for, as I have three boys. Since she will be coming to visit this Tuesday, and I will get to see her for the first time in 2 1/2 years, I ended up going overboard on the pink.… Read more