From the monthly archives:

August 2008

One Watermelon

by This is Carrie on August 31, 2008

We harvested one tiny watermelon off our plant before it kicked the bucket. It was small in size but not in flavor. Yummy.

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The Pea Soup Pond

by This is Carrie on August 30, 2008

The “pea soup pond” we happened upon during the Women’s Ride this week reminded me of the “pea soup pond” I loved in Central Park.

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The Ultimate Art Party

by This is Carrie on August 30, 2008

This was a fantasically fun party to throw for my daughter’s 6th birthday.  Click on links below for more party details. Color By Number Invitations Personalized Art Smocks Art Activities An Artist’s Cupcake No Goodie Bags: Homemade Art Cases Instead Gift Giving: Art Supply Donations

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Birthday Stuff: Ruffles!

by This is Carrie on August 29, 2008

The girls opened their gifts from my talented pair of sewing friends and exclaimed in perfect unison, “RUFFLES!!!!”

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Birthday Stuff: Pincushion Gifts

by This is Carrie on August 29, 2008

To go along with the new sewing machine, Grandma made these two adorable pin cushions.

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Birthday Stuff: Mermaid Shirt

by This is Carrie on August 28, 2008

Princess helped make this gift for her aspiring-mermaid sister.

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Making Stuff: Nie Nie Day

by This is Carrie on August 28, 2008

If you haven’t heard already, tragedy has hit Stephanie from Nie Nie Dialogues. It’s heartbreaking.Design Mom declared today Nie Nie Day and silent auctions are spreading throughout blogland to raise money for the Nielson Recovery Fund. You can find this dress up for auction here (as well as a lot of other great …

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Birthday Stuff: Princess’ Gift

by This is Carrie on August 27, 2008

Training of the next generation of refashioners has officially begun.

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Birthday Stuff: Party Giving

by This is Carrie on August 27, 2008

Staying true to the theme, Princess received some fabulous birthday art from her little friends.But, in lieu of gifts, party goers were asked to bring art supplies to be donated to the Orange County Rescue Mission.

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Birthday Stuff: Art Case

by This is Carrie on August 26, 2008

No goodie bags for the party, just homemade loaded art cases. Tutorial HERE.

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