Tag Archives: summer

Sunshine is here & feeling inspired!

I must say we have been lucky for the ‘Seattle area’ this year… Summer normally arrives July 5th after getting rained on the 4th but this year it showed up around mid May and has actually managed to stick around … Continue reading

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Only 2 Days Left to Save 10-30%!

Only 2 days left to save on patterns from Violette Field Threads & Funktional Threads.  They both have adorable, great fitting & well written patterns. Use the code summersale at Violette Field Threads for 30% off your purchase including their master collection … Continue reading

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30% off Violette Field Threads Patterns Thru 6/11!

If your looking for a deal on adorable girls .pdf patterns that are not only cute in the pictures but also have well written instructions and a good finished fit that you will want to check out Violette Field Threads … Continue reading

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And the winners are….

First I would like to thank all the designers who let me host these awesome giveaways, and also all my awesome followers who checked out their shops!  It was such a great response I am sure I will be able … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Win One of 8 .PDF Patterns!

There is just 2 hours left to enter to win 1 of the 8 copies of over 46 patterns to choose from!  Click on the picture below to go to the post with pictures, links and entry information.  Times running … Continue reading

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Elegance & Elephants Bubble Shorts .PDF Giveaway!

DIDN’T WIN?  That’s okay!  Elegance & Elephants aka E & E Patterns is also offering an exclusive 10% coupon code to EYMM followers.  Use code MAMAMADE until 6/5 to get 10% off your order in the E & E Pattern Shop. I seriously … Continue reading

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Thick 3 Bean Beef Crockpot Chili

With a little bit of research as well as trial and error (which makes my husbands stomach happy, lol) I have come up with this pretty simple crockpot/slow cooker chili! It goes together fast, is easy to cook and makes a great thick … Continue reading

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Maternity Dress for Mama! (link to tutorial!)

One of the complications of #5 being a surprise is that #1 I didn’t hold on to a ton of maternity clothes because we were pretty sure we were done #2 I am prego in opposite seasons so the bit … Continue reading

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Upcycled Jean Half Apron with Tutorial!

So if you saw my most recent post Quick & Easy Cut Off Shorts with Tutorial! then you may just be ready for this one :).  At step 2 I mentioned to save the leg peices you cut off & this is why! … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Cut Off Shorts with Tutorial!

I remember as a child & teen taking scissors to my old jeans to make shorts.  It worked but I have to say they were often FAR from straight and they unraveled for ever getting shorter & shorter over time … Continue reading

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