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Better late than never?

We saw some turkey fabric last month, while we were killing time at a Jo-Ann’s in Maryland, and Eamonn asked if we could buy some for pajama pants.  Eamonn was four years old, last time I made him seasonal pj pants.  Aidan was seven.  And now, four years later, Eamonn has long outgrown his own […]

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Lounge pants, Fall-style

You’re looking at another (my third) pair of Amy Butler In Stitches lounge pants.  My other two pairs are very springy and summery, and I was feeling more like wearing oranges and greens than I was aquas and pinks, and I guess that was just the push I needed to make enough table space for […]

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Pillowcase party

I’ve been thrifting.  Did remarkably well, too.  I usually don’t find much, but my luck has gotten better and better since a new thrift store opened up nearby.  This weekend, I found twelve pillowcases, four sheets, and two duvet covers that needed, yes, needed to belong to my fabric stash.  I’m going to have to […]

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Leaky pipes and polka dots

Our kitchen sink is out of commission at the moment. Why, you may ask? Well, apparently while I was rinsing off dishes and running the dishwasher this afternoon, the basement was getting a shower. Yeah, there’s nothing like a big ol’ hole in the pipe to make you declutter a basement in a hurry! Fun. […]

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Snow Day

<a href=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/polkadotcreations/1564917594/” title=”Tooth #2 down”><img src=”https://www.lisaclarke.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/1564917594_b1df34c4d1_t.jpg” alt=”Tooth #2 down” align=”left” border=”0″ height=”85″ hspace=”10″ vspace=”5″ width=”100″ /></a>The phone rang at 5:45 this morning. The voice at the other end was a recorded message, apologizing for the early call, but letting us know that the district was canceling school today due to anticipated inclement weather. Aidan was […]

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