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A sick day - or two or three

Sicky Sick Sick

Well, not even a solid two weeks into the school year, and Jude has been home for two days sick from school. I really thought that maybe he was trying to get out of going on Monday morning. Jude, pitifully and conspiratorially: “I need you to know something, Mom. I have been sick for five
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Color Crush: the bold and the blue with the Land of Nod - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Color Crush: Bold & Blue

The Land of Nod knows how much I love a good piece of  campaign furniture. So when they came out with their whole new line of campaigners, they asked me to design a few mood boards for back to school starring their gorgeous desks. I love that any of these desks could be used in a grown-up
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Boy or girl? Details from 16 week ultrasound - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Boy or Girl?

Oh babies. I’m in full-on mush mode right now as I’m starting to look at nursery design, tiny onesies, and reviewing Jude’s baby book. This week was further proof that when it comes to all things pregnancy, we don’t have as much control as we think. A dear friend of mine is an ultrasound tech
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DIY: Iron-on glitter gemstones with Cricut Explore (Design Space Star)

So last week I gave you guys a hint about some of the fun projects I’ve been working on with Cricut. I first ran into them at Alt Summit this past January when they debuted their new Cricut Explore machine. My interest was piqued because I was familiar with their competitor, the Silhouette machine. I never
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