Monthly Archives: February 2012

wiksten tank dress

So there is this wicked virus traveling around this wee rock we live on. It comes complete with awful congestion and a cough that keeps you up all night. Bonus: we’ve had it for 2 weeks and there is no end in sight! So now that I can kind of breath, {emphasis on kind of} I finally got around to…

maternity patterns

So since the world of off the rack maternity clothes is either out of season for Hawaii or out of price range for my wallet I have decided to make some pieces. I raided my pattern collection {something i ♥ doing} and pulled several that will work. I have a few actual maternity patterns. Oddly enough they are all vintage…

c’est la vie

Anything that can go wrong, typically will go wrong, and all in the 1st month of deployment. At least that’s our experience. Last deployment I had house issues, illness and a kid with a broken arm all within a few weeks of My Soldier leaving. This deployment seems to be no different. {and i have the added bonus of being…

glad that month is over…

Good gracious January was hard! I’m hoping that February will bring happier days. If those days happen to be laced with good sleep and lots of productivity that would be a bonus. I don’t know what it is about the 3rd baby but my body seems to be embracing the beached whale stage a bit prematurely. And boy am I…