From the monthly archives:

June 2009

Swimming Lessons

by This is Carrie on June 20, 2009

Pumpkin “jumps” off the diving board for the first time.

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I was completely inspired by Bernadette Noll and Kathie Sever of Future Craft Collective (via CRAFT. My version, made out of thrifted sheets & fabric scraps and with stitched calendar lines, took some time and patience, but hopefully it will be something we can pull out each summer for years to come. more pics here

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Summer’s First Zucchinis

by This is Carrie on June 17, 2009

We’re ready to make zucchini soup!

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Fashion for Flag Day

by This is Carrie on June 15, 2009

I think the world would be a better place if we all had more large ric rac sightings.(This stuff was hand sewn onto the handmade skirt. The patience!)Skirt found at my favorite thrift store.

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The Neverending Dance Recital

by This is Carrie on June 14, 2009

The girls did a great job at their ballet recital (although I’m thinking Pumpkin’s personality would be a better fit for a “Broadway” program instead of a classical ballet).I am amazed at what we parents go through for our children. I worked backstage from 2:30 – 7:30 with 30 little girls ages 3-5 who …

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Catch Me If You Can

by This is Carrie on June 13, 2009

I love how this picture Todd snapped makes me look way faster than I really am.

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Comfort Items

by This is Carrie on June 13, 2009

It’s been a tough week for Baby Brother breaking those new molars in. His blankie and a bowl of Cheerios helps, but it’s only when I help him put on his bike helmet that he’s really content. Best moment was when the checker at the grocery store told me I was “really smart because you […]

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Making Stuff: First Grade Teacher Gift

by This is Carrie on June 12, 2009

Another one of my reusable shopping bags made from a thrifted sheet (well, what was left of it after I made this dress last year). But, this time with a little Princess personalization on the inside.

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The End of First Grade

by This is Carrie on June 12, 2009

I helped plan “centers” today as part of the “end of the school year celebration”. Activities included tissue paper flowers (a spritz of perfume at the end is a must), paper airplane making, a rotating drawing game (see dinosaur with dress) and jacks.

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I Believe Someone’s Been Touching My Computer

by This is Carrie on June 12, 2009

I found this statement on the google search page when I sat down at my computer tonight:”Your search – 6TR YYEHT4YGFTRTRTTRGGFGGGFT TRGGRTRTTGRGGGGTRRTTRYYYY – did not match any documents.”

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