From the monthly archives:

December 2008

UT Fun: Sledding

by This is Carrie on December 31, 2008

Our beautiful day of sledding started off with Todd scaring the bejeezus out of Pumpkin.  Just picture a three year old sailing down a long icy hill on a bright green disc screaming at the top of her lungs the whole way.  When we asked her if it was fun she said “yes.” When we asked […]

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UT Fun: Baby’s First Snow

by This is Carrie on December 31, 2008

Baby Brother loved his first experience in the UT snow.  Pumpkin taught him how to eat it and we tried not to think about what white snow looks like when it’s melted.

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UT Fun: A Snowgirl

by This is Carrie on December 31, 2008

The girls couldn’t wait to play in the snow here in UT.  Princess immediately built herself a snowgirl complete with pine needle hair and an icicle nose.

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UT Fun: Skiing

by This is Carrie on December 30, 2008

Princess had a Daddy-Daughter ski afternoon during which she finally graduated from magic carpets and tow ropes to an actual ski lift.

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The Three Kings

by This is Carrie on December 30, 2008

In the family nativity reenactment, Pumpkin settled for a King because it’s “kind of like a princess”.  And when you’re three years old, you can never go wrong with a purple sparkle cape.

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Making Stuff: Silk Butterfly Wings

by This is Carrie on December 30, 2008

Once again, Pumpkin had to try out this gifts flyability.  Inspired by something I once saw in this catalog.  Dyeable silk scarf from Dharma Trading Co.

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One of the Best Parts of my Big Family Christmas Party

by This is Carrie on December 30, 2008

This is my mom playing a cello.  She used to play the cello, but sold it to help pay for her wedding 50+ years ago.I think she should take it up again.

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Making Stuff: Superhero Cape

by This is Carrie on December 29, 2008

Pumpkin tries out the flyability of the calico superhero cape before gifting it.Superman on one side, Batman on the other.  Hopefully the little boy recipient won’t be thrown by the tiny flower fabric.

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Making Stuff: More Reusable Shopping Bags

by This is Carrie on December 28, 2008

It feels good using up more of my thrifted sheet stash in my favorite shopping bag pattern.

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Making Stuff: Baby Brother Jammies

by This is Carrie on December 27, 2008

I’m notorious for not buying enough fabric for my projects.  Thus, baby brother got a Chinese Take-out onesie and pants refashioned out of last year’s Christmas Jammies

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