From the monthly archives:

July 2008

Blood, Sweat and Tears on the Women’s Ride

by This is Carrie on July 31, 2008

In our family, we call these trophies. I got this trophy from a little crash while attempting to ride through a steep “halfpipe” that I had no business riding through. There weren’t actual tears, just wet stream crossings and twinge of sadness when I saw a lizard have an unfortunate meeting with a bike …

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How’s School Going?

by This is Carrie on July 31, 2008

Each day I pick up Princess from school, it’s always the same,”It was another great day in first grade, Mom!”

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Toys to Iraq

by This is Carrie on July 30, 2008

All these stuffed animals, donated by the kids at church, are about to find new children to love in Iraq.

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Rock & Roll

by This is Carrie on July 30, 2008

At first I thought the rumble was a low-flying aircraft, but then I realized it was an earthquake. Baby Brother continued eating, oblivious to it all, while Pumpkin ran across the room to me with eyes full of worry. DH swayed in his 14th floor office. Princess was the only one …

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Fitness Plan

by This is Carrie on July 29, 2008

Figuring out a fitness plan with three kids has been a bit of a struggle. But, with Princess back in school and a new jogging attachment for the trusty bike trailer, ditching the car a few days a week might actually work out.

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When I Grow Up…

by This is Carrie on July 29, 2008

“…I want to be a dancer, a doctor and a cheerleader because doctor’s help people, dancers are pretty and cheerleaders wear short dresses.” …

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Good Garage Sale Day

by This is Carrie on July 28, 2008

I hit the jackpot of cool men’s t-shirts. Perfect for more baby shower gifts and maybe enough to add a few gowns to the etsy shop. Although it looks like I might have to fight DH for the cool ones. I have noticed him eyeing a few since he found out they …

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I Am an Accompanist

by This is Carrie on July 27, 2008

I’m not that good of a piano player when I have advanced notice (and I’m able to see my fingers). So imagine how good I was when I stepped in at a moment’s notice as Primary accompanist at church without a line of sight to my hands because Baby Brother was strapped to my …

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Making Stuff: Recycled T-shirt Newborn Gown

by This is Carrie on July 27, 2008

For a baby boy about to make his appearance.

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Tutorial: Name Appliqué T-shirt

by This is Carrie on July 26, 2008

Instructions HERE. (pdf)

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