Monthly Archives: September 2013


They’re nothing fancy, but I love wrapping presents… (For my 3 year-old nephew, and a 3 year-old friend from Amelia’s class.) Advertisements

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Scouting Tour of Fort Monroe

Grateful for a fun Saturday afternoon at Fort Monroe with Ben and his fellow Cub Scouts. I was glad to see Ben was pretty interested in the fort throughout the tour. He was especially impressed with the canons, of course…climbing … Continue reading

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New Dress for Fall

Last night I finished my first dress for Amelia using an Oliver & S pattern. The pattern is great, but making it was a bit of a learning experience, as usual. The dress turned out well though, and my colorful … Continue reading

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Another Bike Night

Grateful for another fun bike night and picnic at the Botanical Gardens…

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I really did love the comforter I made last year, and I really did love how the new curtains I just made went with it, but…with the curtains and the comforter together, there was just a bit too much color … Continue reading

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Raingutter Regatta

I was very proud of Ben at his Scouting Raingutter Regatta Monday night. He won his first race and lost the second, but he was a good sport and had a lot of fun. He also got to “practice” being … Continue reading

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We finally took a day trip to Chincoteague on Saturday, and it totally lived up to my expectations. The scenery was great and the weather was perfect for biking. We stopped at the lighthouse, ate lunch on the beach, and … Continue reading

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