From the monthly archives:

August 2011

Hood to Coast 2011: The Vans

by This is Carrie on August 31, 2011

When it comes to preparing for a relay race, decorating the vans is super important (at least in my book).  Nuun hooked us up with big, white, 12 person vans – a beautiful, blank canvas for our “tie-dyed” psychedelic art to go along with our team name, AfterNuun Delight (which BTW, is a funny but […]

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He Rides!

by This is Carrie on August 30, 2011

We owe it all to the Strider balance bike. They have revolutionized the way parents teach kids to ride their bikes.  Learn balance first then learn to pedal.  Brilliant. Learning to ride a bike using a Strider balance bike Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

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Making Stuff: Appliquéd Burp Cloths

by This is Carrie on August 29, 2011

The “little-man” theme of the baby shower was taken from Emily of Remarkable Home.  She was nice enough to even provide a template for those cute cupcake toppers. The cute bow tie and mustache shapes were easy enough to turn into appliques to decorate a few burp cloths.  They were not only a great gift […]

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Over The Hump Mountain Bike Race #10

by This is Carrie on August 29, 2011

Race #10 was Family Night again at Over the Hump Race.  Brother always looks forward for his chance to race with the little tikes, The girls both raced hard, Princess coming in second girl and Pumpkin feeling so proud of being able to stay in front of her sister for the first half of the […]

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This Week on Twitter 2011-08-28

by This is Carrie on August 28, 2011

Cute! RT @ohjennymae: pssst. i just listed my first item @etsy! go buy a shirt, yo! http://t.co/53LqTkr via @Etsy # Now that the girls' birthday weekend is over, I can concentrate on prepping for the @HTCrelay with my @ministryofnuun team! # For some, prepping for the @HTCrelay means training 2-a-days, in the middle of the […]

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Final Thoughts Before Hood to Coast 2011

by This is Carrie on August 25, 2011

My Nuun team’s official start time is 12:30pm Friday afternoon.  I’ll be wearing a purple Team Sparkle skirt (because grape nuun is my favorite flavor).  I’m hoping my experience at the Over the Hump Moutain Bike races, inhaling dusty air from 500 bikers while climbing steep hills will be enough to get me through the […]

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Being a nursing mom, I always have my eye out for cute shirt dresses.  With a little refashioning, this lightweight, comfortable, and pocketed thrift store find has become my favorite “new” summer dress.< STEPS 1 . Shorten about 6″ 2. Cut off long sleeves, sew casing and add elastic. 3.Unpick hook and eye at neck […]

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Over the Hump Mountain Bike Race #8

by This is Carrie on August 21, 2011

For this race, we suited up in our Team Poseidon gear, determined to ride our very best as a birthday present to Todd.  The good news: we looked great and ended the race with smiles on our faces.  Bad news: we raced terribly.  Worst race of the season for all four of us. Carrie’s finish […]

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This Week on Twitter 2011-08-21

by This is Carrie on August 21, 2011

I tell you what @skideervalley is definitely THE place to downhill #mountainbike in #parkcity So. Much. Fun. http://t.co/WznI3xf # I missed having my own @specializedwmn Safire bike to ride. But my rented @giantbicycle Reign treated me real wel http://t.co/R34tCJG # Can't believe our #mountainbike anniversary trip in #parkcity is over :( http://t.co/E3MReTk # Goodbye #parkcity […]

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Woodland Faerie Party

by This is Carrie on August 20, 2011

The Invitations The Food The Decorations The Activities The Gifts The Goodie Bags

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