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Happy 100K, Patterns for Pirates!

Happy 100K, Patterns for Pirates!

Today is a very special day, because a very special milestone was just hit...and it's worth taking a walk down memory lane, as part of the celebration. You've seen the name Patterns for Pirates jump onto this blog enough times by now that you should be pretty aware...

Friends, Not Food :: Free Star Wars Inspired Porg Cut Files

Friends, Not Food :: Free Star Wars Inspired Porg Cut Files

I sure hope you're not tired of seeing Star Wars goodies pop up on here, because I can't help myself and I don't plan on stopping any time soon.  I've had this design worked up for a while now but just haven't had the time to print it on a tee.  Goodie for...

Jabba’s Sarlacc Club Bean Bag Toss :: Star Wars Birthday Party

Jabba’s Sarlacc Club Bean Bag Toss :: Star Wars Birthday Party

While putting together our ideas for Lou's Star Wars birthday party, we wanted to create a game that the kiddos could play, that we could use after the party was over, and that would be ridiculous and on theme with it all.  Since we were themeing the party around...

Rebel-Worthy Tees + FREE Download :: Star Wars Birthday Party

Rebel-Worthy Tees + FREE Download :: Star Wars Birthday Party

I always feel like the best way to round out a themed party is to dress up along with it.  We've been wearing themed birthday party outfits since we started celebrating birthdays with Louis, and it's been super fun to come up with what to put on our...

FREE Rebel Pilot Paper Helmet :: Star Wars Birthday Party

FREE Rebel Pilot Paper Helmet :: Star Wars Birthday Party

I don't know if you've ever had an idea spark in your head to the point where you were obsessed with it until you made it happen....but that kind of thing happens to me ALL. THE. TIME.  This time around, it was in the form of something wearable for the kiddo...

First Day of 2nd Grade!

First Day of 2nd Grade!

Cue the Momma tears again....because we've got an official 2nd grader on our hands.  ::sob sob sob:: Louis' first day of school was yesterday and he was AMPED about it.  To the point that our night owl was all "can I go to bed?" at 5:00 the night before, thinking it...

May the Force Be With Lou :: Star Wars Birthday Party

May the Force Be With Lou :: Star Wars Birthday Party

Our Young Jedi turned 8 on Sunday, and we thought it would be time to finally throw him a proper Star Wars party to celebrate.  We've been putting off Star Wars as a theme forever now because we were struggling with deciding which direction to take it.  The Star Wars...

Happy 8th Birthday, Louis!

Happy 8th Birthday, Louis!

Our sweet, smart, funny, creative, emotional, snuggly, crazy, silly, curious, amazing Louis turns 8 today.  These years have flown by and it's been such a treat to watch him grow and learn and become the person he is today.  Bennett and I are so unbelievably proud of...

Family Beach Photos 2018 + So Classic Sundress

Family Beach Photos 2018 + So Classic Sundress

We went, we saw, we Jerseyed and now we are home.  I haven't gone through the entire set of images that Bennett took on the beach during one of the last nights during our vacation BUT, I did selfishly pull out the images that were snapped of the three of us.  Because...

Dress Yourself with Patterns for Pirates!

Dress Yourself with Patterns for Pirates!

I'd like to first start by saying that I have incredible friends who are willing to embark on weird ideas with me.  So when I say "do you guys want to take photos in dresses I made, in a pretend garden party setting in my yard?", they always answer with a yes.  And...

Made for Mermaids :: Back to School Tour 2018

Made for Mermaids :: Back to School Tour 2018

I had so much fun two years ago with M4M's Back to School Tour, that when they asked if I wanted to play along again I jumped at the chance.  More excuses to sew for and photograph my sweet boy?  Yes please! I'm so happy that Made for Mermaids is starting to give me a...

Print Directly on Your Happy Planner + FREE PDF Files!

Print Directly on Your Happy Planner + FREE PDF Files!

Ooo!  Do I have a treat for my fellow planner nerds today!  I have a not-so-secret secret to share, and it's that I still love using a pen + paper style planner for keeping my family's schedule in.  I don't know why, but it's easier for me to read, see...