Christmas Traditions: Cookie Baking/Exchange

Another tradition has been established this year, group cookie baking/exchange!  All the ladies in our family got together to bake cookies and do a cookie exchange.  We each made different cookie batters and brought them to my Aunt Judy’s house.  There we rolled out, pressed, cut out and piped until we couldn’t see straight!  It…

Christmas Traditions

With the arrival of Avery, Jeremy and I have decided it was time to set some Christmas traditions.  We both have so many wonderful memories from our childhood that are centered around family traditons that we wanted the same for Avery and any future children we have.  One of Jeremy’s greatest childhood Christmas memories include…

Attempting to Sew Again

I am stretching my domestic diva by learning to sew again.  I first learned to sew in middle school home economics.  Yes I am old enough to have had home ec in school.  It has been a long time since then and I am a little rusty.  Ok a lot rusty.  I can’t even remember how…

Knitting

So I have learned to knit.  I am still at the beginners stage but I have already completed on simple project and am working on finishing my second.  The first is a headband ear warmer.  With the large button off to the side it is pretty cute. Having made one I plan on altering the…

Musings about Motherhood

After 3 months of motherhood I am by no means an expert but I have learned a few things that I would like to share.  First, sleeping is like an oasis in the desert.  You can sense it in the distance but never actually reach it.  It is elusive.  Sigh.  Second, personal care goes straight out the…