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Monthly Archives: August 2013


Sewing Up a Storm

Last week, Dave started a short term contract so right now I’m sitting in a hotel room in L’Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec. Fortunately this time, I remembered to bring our oldest daughter’s portable sewing machine so I’ve been sewing up a storm. Unfortunately, I can’t show you most of what I’ve been sewing because they are gifts for my partner in the…

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Gluten Free Zucchini Muffins

Our son has been experiencing some difficulty with stomach discomfort when he eats bread and other baked goods and we think he might have a gluten intolerance. He’s waiting to be referred to have tests done but in the meantime I’ve been experimenting with some gluten free recipes and he has found that he doesn’t have the same stomach problems…

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Vintage Embroidery Monday – Bear in Pajamas and Nightcap

Embroidery patterns geared towards little boys are hard to come by so it was super fun to find three such patterns on Workbasket Pattern Sheet 85. Wouldn’t today’s Bear in Pajamas and Nightcap be cute embroidered on a pajama bag for your favourite little man. Or perhaps make a bear softie to snuggle with under the covers.  It would be…

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