Showing posts from March, 2013

Just Like That, I am Back

 If I said I was back, would you believe me? Blogging is complicated, and there are so many "get rich quick" blogging schemes that make it look like you are a lost cause if you are not currently earning money blogging. And why are you even blogging if you don't have multiple streams of income and entertainment. If you don't have a brand? I do have this website, but I do not have Instagram, Twitter, TikTok (you don't want to see me dance), or whatever is next.  Heck, I haven't even updated this since before the pandemic. So why am I here, writing about being back and then, probably ghosting for another two years? Life has been rough. It's been painful and overwhelming. I am so thankful for you my readers, or what is left of you. I am so thankful you are reading this post. I am so thankful that you are still committed to making the world a more exciting and more sustainable place.  Keep up-cycling my friends, and you never know, I might be back again with an

Cindy Lou Who DIY - What My Daughter Wore for Dr. Seuss Day

With baby number three in my belly I am slacking on all things sewing. Phoebe's Kindergarten class celebrated Dr. Suess's birthday last friday and she was refusing to dress up because I wanted to make her Thing One with a skirt. My bad I figured it would be the easiest manner of getting her dressed in a theme costume and cute Suess colors (red stripes and adorable turquoise). So finally the night before she decided that she wanted to be Cindy Lou WHo with a light pink nightgown and a HUGE bow. Not quite the the cartoon character from the Grinch that stole Christmas, but close enough. It was actually really easy to make.  I started out using the Zinnia Pattern by Lillygiggle ( found here ). I bought the pattern a long time ago, cut it out, and with sadly it stayed in my to do list for about six months. I modified the pattern slightly by using Fold Over Elastic around the neckline and adding a ruffle down the front center for a little more color. We alrea