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DIY Toddler Christmas Dress Makeover

Two years ago (when Evie was just a little thing) I was given a bag of used hand-me-down children’s clothes from a friend. Among the numerous items of clothing and shoes I was excited to discover Christmas outfits for all three of my kids, including a dress for my baby girl… until I realized that… Continue reading DIY Toddler Christmas Dress Makeover

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DIY Super Mario Bros. Movie Costumes

Happy Halloween! Now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Unveiling this year’s costume theme! I’d say “drum rolls please” but if you haven’t already figured it out from the title and photos then no amount of tongue-rolling and lap patting is going to help you… We chose the Super Mario Bros. movie this… Continue reading DIY Super Mario Bros. Movie Costumes

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How To · Sewing

How I Made Three “The Hobbit” Themed Kids Costumes for Under $15 Each

Homemade Halloween costumes are taken pretty seriously in our family (as you may have noticed from my previous posts) but last year was much more challenging than prior years. I blame my six-year-old for that. Seriously. Charlie had finally reached that age where he actually had an opinion of his own, which resulted in costume… Continue reading How I Made Three “The Hobbit” Themed Kids Costumes for Under $15 Each

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Back to School Knee Patches

With four kids running around, funds are tight and repairing rips and holes in clothing is commonplace. Once our oldest child started attending school “Back To School” time became more than just a struggle to pull together supplies. It also means it’s time for my annual mass clothes patching. This is done to prevent the… Continue reading Back to School Knee Patches

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