Lollipop Love

Lollipop Dresses-FI

It is Candy Week!  This was the challenge I was most excited about when the ladies running Project Run & Play announced the theme.  We were supposed to be inspired by any candy we wanted, so the world was open to us. At first I was a bit daunted by this, but…

Polka-Stripe Dresses

Polka-Stripe Dresses-Featured

I hate missing deadlines! These dresses were originally supposed to be submitted for Project Run & Play’s week 2 challenge: Stripes and Polka-Dots. I was really excited about this challenge too, because I already had this awesome polka-dot corduroy. I got it last fall to make new Fall Dresses for my girls,…

Infinity Dresses…for Little Girls

Infinity Dresses

This week’s Project Run & Play challenge was to remix the Party Dress from The Cottage Home.  I have to admit I struggled with this one.  A pattern like this is very basic and yet very specific.  A basic, lined bodice is pretty much the foundation for almost any garment.  AND I…

We Are a House Divided

House Divided Wreath Detail

That kind of sums up Fall for our family.  Most people who live up north are pulling out coats and warm socks while decorating with lovely autumnal colors.  In Florida there is no Fall…it is October 1 and it was almost 90 degrees here today and there is no real relief in…

Newberry Watermelon Festival

Watermelon Festival-3

So, we live in a tiny little town outside of Gainesville, Florida.  (Take note, stalkers.)  Up until now we haven’t been very good at participating in our little small-town community events, but we are starting to get out there some.  One of the big events in our town is the annual Watermelon…