Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween costumes

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witch-and-catDorothy could hardly wait to finally put on her Halloween costume with her cat accessory present. I broke down and gave in to her pleading when Daphne (the accessory) was a week old. Here are the spooky sisters, together in costume at last!

witch-cat-spidermanAnd the whole crew, with our Spider-Man brother no doubt looking tender beneath the mask. Or something. ­čÖé Daphne’s little costume, a project from earlier in the fall, fit her well, but we skipped the mitten-paws because they made her mad. Dorothy and Worth’s costumes were store-bought, which is really my preference with Halloween costumes because I hate to put the effort into something that will only be worn once.

 

All baby, all the time

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boppy-cover2More baby stuff show and tell! If you thought you were sick of my trailer a couple years ago you’ll really get tired of my relentless baby posts. ­čÖé This picture shows the pretty Boppy pillow cover I made out of the Love & Joy birds fabric.

company-onesieHere is Daphne showing off her company pride in a onesie I embroidered with her Dad’s business logo.

happy-camperAnd of course her little trailer onesie (with pants knitted by a friend).

pumpkinAnd decked out in all her fall finery! With the dress and pumpkin hat I posted about this summer. You think I’m enjoying her? I am!

Ooh Baby, Baby

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momandbabyThanks for the well wishes! We’re doing great. This is me with Daphne the morning after she was born. When did hospital portraits get so fancy? Her birth went fine and we got to go home 24 hours after she was born. I am so uncomfortable during pregnancy, but each time I have felt great once it’s over. What a relief!

attic-roomHere is the room Worth and Daphne will share. Daphne obviously is not sleeping in this bed yet (though it is a nice space for sister cuddling while Mom brushes her teeth!), but I outfitted the attic room kind of like a kid dorm, with two dressers, night stands, and beds. The beds and dressers are the IKEA items I bought unfinished this summer and assembled and stained green. Daphne’s dresser is stocked with her little clothes and the wire basket rolled under the bed holds her diapering supplies. The beautiful quilt on the foot of her bed has birds on it and was made jointly by my mother and her mother, who is the Novema of Daphne’s middle name.

monogrammed-pillowThis is a better view of the pillows I made for the kids’ beds. Daphne’s has a D painted on in fabric paint, and Worth’s has his W and is made in a coordinating print.

crochet-dressAnd here is Daphne wearing her Pretty in Pink Sundress from the book Simple Crochet for Cherished Babies by Jane Davis. It was a simple pattern and looks sweet in this soft wool blend yarn.