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I Have Plans For The New Year

I Have Plans For The New Year

I Have Plans For The New Year!     I don’t have resolutions, but I definitely have plans, and maybe a few goals too. Resolutions are for people who don’t really want to expend too much effort, because they know that resolutions made for new year […]

Teeny Tiny teeny TEENY tiny capsule wardrobe

Teeny Tiny teeny TEENY tiny capsule wardrobe

For the last few months (even before we left Germany) I’ve been pondering the idea of a capsule wardrobe. I had a lot of clothes, mostly given to me by awesome people when I had nothing – but only a few items that I actually […]

Adventures in Americaland: Part Bee

Adventures in Americaland: Part Bee

And in this adventure story, there will be hurricanes, DNA results, surgeries, Lyme disease, new old cars, a road trip to the rural South of Georgia, new opportunities, broken things, fixed things and lots and lots of boxes. First – the hurricane. If you are […]

just some waffle, no cream

just some waffle, no cream

Odin and I went for our third run together last night. It was great. A little warm, but not too bad for him (or me) and he kept up nicely even after racing around in circles on the grass while I chased him earlier that […]

Step Away

Step Away

So. I did it. 2 Days ago I finally pressed the “delete account” button for Facebook. Day 3 of Life Without Facebook and I have to say, I still have the habit of sitting down in front of my laptop in the morning and think […]

Dame Mix-a-Lot

Dame Mix-a-Lot

Nothing to do with big butts, promise. Mine is being carefully kept in check by energetic walking and playing with my dogs, 3 times a day, and a run every second day. I’m also going to get back into my yoga… might have to do […]

another hodgepodge

another hodgepodge

I’ve been doing all these “things” to try to (almost) force myself to blog more… I added myself to a website “circle” all about sewing, I added an author link on G+ and I linked my blog to some other web groups as well… I’m […]

Mohawks, robots, suits, hairy dogs and country roads.

Mohawks, robots, suits, hairy dogs and country roads.

Thought I’d do an update post as I’ve done lots in the last few weeks. Firstly – I shaved myself a Mohawk  Why? Because I can. It’s hair, it grows back – and mine grows like a weed 🙂 Plus I thought it would look cool […]

Procrastination, my old friend.

Procrastination, my old friend.

It’s amazing how many things you can find to do, to avoid doing something that needs to be done. I even do laundry, clean the kitchen, and plan out dinner or bake something. What am I avoiding? Crepe de Chine. It’s a magnificent fabric – […]

Pattern cutting

Pattern cutting

Everything traced, now to cut out pieces, measure and then cut fabric. It’s backbreaking stuff, erg.