From the monthly archives:

June 2008

Shopping in UT

by This is Carrie on June 25, 2008

Those who know me, know I have never been a fan of decorative baby headwear. Which is why when I saw this little bottle today while shopping, I laughed out loud and just had to take a picture. The floating baby head label is just icing on the cake.

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Making Stuff: Crocheting in the Car

by This is Carrie on June 25, 2008

I deliberately decided to leave all projects at home during our little vacation to Utah, but then, at the last second, I ran back into the house and grabbed one skein of hot pink cotton yarn and a crochet hook for the long car ride.

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On the Road Again

by This is Carrie on June 22, 2008

Today we make our first 12 hour drive to Utah with THREE children. It could be bad, really bad. If the kids don’t push us over the edge, the gas prices surely will. Wish us luck!

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Back in the Saddle

by This is Carrie on June 22, 2008

Today was my first day back mountain biking since my “maternity leave”. I went to an awesome women’s only clinic with my new mountain biking friend, Elise. We were hoping to brush up on our skeelz. I had forgotten how much I LOVE mountain biking. And as gross as it sounds, …

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Eat Your Fresh Fruit and Veggies

by This is Carrie on June 21, 2008

Our garden is producing such wonderful vegetables and our farmer’s market is full of the best summer fruit. This book is helping us eat it all up.

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Little Buggers

by This is Carrie on June 20, 2008

As recorded in Princess’ journal June 20,2008. “I had Lice.”Here’s to hoping we can keep it in the past tense.(that’s me combing out her hair)

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Making Stuff: Shopping Bag

by This is Carrie on June 20, 2008

I’ve made a few shopping bags in the past year. I quite like giving them as gifts. I hope people like getting them as gifts. This one was made for Princesses’ Kindergarten Teacher as a goodbye gift. Unlike my previous bags, this one is finished with binding, has a wider base and includes …

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I Love Strawberry Season

by This is Carrie on June 20, 2008

With half flats costing only $5.50 at our beloved farmers market, we can eat strawberries with reckless abandon.

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Crafters Give Back: T-shirt Dress Tutorial

by This is Carrie on June 19, 2008

Just one of the 107 T-shirt Dresses my women’s church group made for Mother’s Without Borders to distribute in Africa.Here’s how to make your own t-shirt dress. You can also donate T-shirt dresses (as well as a ton of other homemade goodies here.

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Ice Cream, You Scream

by This is Carrie on June 18, 2008

I have a question.Why does our Ice Cream Truck’s jingle include the tune “Oh Come All Ye Faithful”? I think I may have heard “Jingle Bells” mixed in there too. It’s kind of strange.

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