This afternoon, while little brother was napping, Harlow and I made a little craft together using our Brother ScanNCut Machine.  She got some new books for Christmas, and they needed some fun labels.  Using the Printable Sticker kit, we made some — we even had the ScanNCut write her name via a scan we did […]

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make a “paper bag” valentine

by kacia on 4 Feb ’15 · 3 comments

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and as I was packing my daughter’s snack for preschool in an actual brown paper bag, I realized a sewn one would make the cutest Valentine!  In this tutorial, I will be showing you via my tutorial video how to use the basic shapes provided in ScanNCutCanvas to make this […]


how to make a wood veneer mobile

by kacia on 28 Jan ’15 · 0 comments

  I have been wanting to make a mobile for Jones since before he was born.  In my mind, I had it all figured out, of course.  One early September afternoon, Harlow and I sat outside and painted wooden shapes that I thought just maybe would become a mobile, but they just weren’t quite right.   […]


bottoms up pants // pattern tour

by kacia on 15 Jan ’15 · 2 comments

 Check out that Jonesy belly – ha!  I’m so excited to be sharing a new sewing pattern with you all today from Jess of If Only They Would Nap.  She is a talented seamstress and fellow coffee addict — and also a cloth diapering family.  With Jones, we are definitely more “middle of the road” […]


They look like they are scheming …. don’t they?  Life is going to be a bit crazy, I think, with these cousin babes born two days apart.  When we were busy packing up the car to drive out and meet Teddy for the first time over Thanksgiving, I of course decided that I needed to […]

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