Friday, September 9, 2011

shop update and other things


This week has completely gotten away from me, but I am fine with the fact that it is already Friday, yay! I feel like September has brought not only amazing weather, but many more things added onto my plate - this equals wanting to spend all of my time outside daydreaming, but in reality needing a productive routine to stay on top of things. Anyone else feel this pull in opposite directions? I am struggling to get anything done right now, but I think I am coming closer to finding balance.

Some happenings this week: 

Lark started eating solid foods! I am giving her local free-range organic egg yolks diluted with a little bit of filtered water and she is loving it.

 I am constantly being challenged to learn and grow as a mother. Lately, my biggest lesson has been that I need to humble myself more when LM throws tantrums, and remember that what is upsetting her is valid in her mind (even when it shouldn't be). I have realized that I need to give her a greater amount of empathy to feel loved and understood in these moments (and of course these are the moments it is hardest to give!).

The decision has been made, I am going to grow out my bangs! Putting the scissors somewhere where I won't find them. I may need some moral support when they hit the awkward stage.

Surprise! I actually started going through my vintage patterns and will have some listed in the shop soon. If you have any requests for sizes or styles let me know, I have just been choosing ones at random. Also, would any of you like to join me in a sew-a-long? I haven't busted out my machine in awhile and I think it would be fun to show each other our progress!

And, lastly, as you can see above I was able to do a shop update this week... you can take a closer look here.

Have a great weekend friends!

9 comments:

  1. Oh-My-Gosh, those jumpers! I'm in love!

    - Sarah
    http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com/

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  2. a sew along sounds like fun...count me in

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  3. Wow. All of those dresses and jumpers and things are gorgeous. I need to head over to your shop! I am new at sewing though...is all of that pretty hard to make?

    Anyway, I love your blog {I'm new} and I pinned you on Pinterest {although I'm sure you were already up there}!

    Finally, I'm growing out my bangs too. So we can support each other through the awkward stage! :]

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  4. This update is stellar! All the pieces are gorgeous! Congrats on solid foods to Lark - growing fast as can be!

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  5. We seriously have more eggs than we know what to do with...you are welcome to them anytime! Seriously.

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  6. Your LM is so adorbs how could you help but not be empathetic! I do understand though I am going through an"I am an imperfect Mommy " thang right now too!

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  7. Uhh, I just saw your girls' room on Ohdeedoh! When I saw the post title I clicked through on my Reader thinking it was your blog, and then it was not! So anyway, cool!

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  8. Count me in with a sew-a-long. Not like Avery needs any more clothes, but I just saw an adorable vintage jumper I think I NEED to try to replicate!

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