From the monthly archives:

October 2008

Halloween Party #1

by This is Carrie on October 23, 2008

Matching cheerleader costumes found during the past year at two different thrift stores. The little one was only 25 cents.

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Beautiful Butterfly

by This is Carrie on October 22, 2008

This beautiful butterfly face created to compliment Pumpkin’s complexion, hair and outfit was a surprising change from the terrible-excuse-for-a-face-painter we usually get at the local fair. I guess it pays to use a professional instead of a group of cheerleaders trying to raise money for cheer camp.

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Do Peacocks Fly?

by This is Carrie on October 21, 2008

It was kind of unsettling to see this peacock chillin’ in a 15 ft high tree branch at the park.

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Seeing Orange

by This is Carrie on October 21, 2008

The Halloween Festivities have officially begun. We have decided to resurrect some old costumes for the pre-parties and save the new ones for Halloween Day.

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Making Stuff: Another Bag

by This is Carrie on October 19, 2008

A thank you gift made from an old quilt top (outside) and a thrifted sheet (inside).

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Farm Fresh

by This is Carrie on October 18, 2008

A special treat of farm fresh eggs from the most loved chickens I know.

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A Refashioning Tale for Children

by This is Carrie on October 18, 2008

I received this book ages ago from a good friend who knew I would love reading it to my children. She was right.If you are a “Wardrobe Refashioner” it is a “must have” on your bookshelf. If you’re not, you’re still going to want it.

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Handmade Pledge

by This is Carrie on October 17, 2008

Which is why in the near future the “making stuff” posts might be slowing down. Not because I won’t be making stuff, it’ll just be top secret until Christmas.

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Wonder Woman

by This is Carrie on October 17, 2008

When I pulled out last year’s Wonder Woman costume to do a few fixes before sending it off to be borrowed by a friend, I realized once again how much I love that costume. It’s a much deeper love and connection than just feeling good about how well it turned out.This is me (age …

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The Alphabet Song

by This is Carrie on October 16, 2008

Sung on an eternal loop.photo via flickr

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