Archive for October, 2007

snowflake little girl, originally uploaded by *mia*. So this was my contribution the the Holiday Softies Awards in the Let it Snow catagory.  I’m wondering about writing up this pattern, it took me forever to figure out the snowflake, it’s just not my thing, and I’m amazed at how easily some others whip them out.  […]


So we’re back home, we came back yesterday and thankfully with the little rain that we got, the smoke and heavy air was cleared enough to make it comfortable.  We have an older house and it’s settled through various earthquakes and decades, making it draftier and more prone to allow soot in.  Today was a […]


Well, just when I was getting good and settled with writing regular post *smirk*, or at least trying, we were evacuated from our home.  There were 3 fires going on near our house and one was getting pretty close on Monday afternoon, so we were kicked out of our neighborhood.  It’s technically safe to go […]


Here she is finished! Now just to finish up her pattern, she went to the hospital today after her photo shoot in my grandpa’s trees and I think she was a big hit. Here’s the side view with her humongous shell 🙂 Back later with more details. ETA, the pattern’s finished, took forever and I’m […]


Aren’t some crafty women just absolutely amazing? (No offense all you crafty men!) But yesterday I was procrastinating working on my sister’s turtle girl and thought I’d take a look at some blogs in my blogroll, and pretty much went to mollychicken’s and never left. Gawd, sometimes I wish I were British, she’s hilarious, and […]


And now ladies and gents, for your consideration- Enoc! I think this is probably the best one showing the trunk as I’d originally had it, I know it looks a little silly this way too, but really, where do you put it and how do you position it that it doesn’t look a little nutty? […]


The Rubster!

13Oct07

So I’d like to introduce you to the newest addition to all the little one’s who are playing dress up- her name is Ruby, named after the hubby’s sweet grandma, aka the Rubster according to my little sister. Her super cool outfit is based on one that my mom made for me when I was […]