Mirror of the Mind

My husband Earl won’t tell you that he’s famous. But he is. I won’t go into detail (you can read his bio here), but you should know he’s hot stuff! Through Kickstarter, Earl is now pre-selling advanced copies of his new jazz recording, “Mirror of the Mind“.  All revenues from advanced sales…

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Bottles for Dollar$

Jana MacDonald (Southeast parent and PTO secretary) will be heading to Malawi in August, on a short-term mission trip with “Little Dresses for Africa.” They make very simple dresses here to distribute to the little girls over there. They’ll also be working on projects such as medical missions, sanitation education,…

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Many Hands

A few weekends ago, I had a sewing party for Little Dresses for Africa. Yesterday, I finally had the chance to tag them all. To date, I have received 55 dresses! That is simply amazing! I have so many people to thank for this. All of the people who contributed…

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So Many Little Dresses!

As many of you know, I have been busy raising funds and awareness for my short term mission trip with Little Dresses for Africa. In five months I will be there, serving the people of Malawi! People have been so generous: contributing toward my trip, making dresses for the little…

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Radio Interview

Today I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Wayne Norman on his radio show, which aired on WILI 1400 AM.  I spoke about my trip to Malawi with Little Dresses for Africa and about my upcoming sewing party on March 30th. It’s only about a week away. If you think…

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March for Change

It’s been two months since the tragedy at Sandy Hook. Solving gun violence in America is a multifaceted issue. Many things need to change. But gun reform is fresh in my mind after attending the March for Change in Hartford this morning. Thousands of people flooded the Capital Building. Dozens…

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Pupcake

Tomorrow, our faithful friend turns 10! He’s lookin’ pretty good for an old man! We’ve been stuck at home due to Blizzard Nemo, so we took some time to make Dexter some birthday *pup*cakes! For some reason, the children love celebrating the birth of our dog. I don’t know who…

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Little Dresses for Africa

I’ve been busy, making two more Little Dresses for Africa!  I think these two dresses came out so cute! They will both be coming with me to Malawi in August!  I’m so thankful for my little model here. The only payment required? Snacks. (Healthy snacks, for all of you discerning…

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Mission to Malawi: Dress #3!

Hi friends! The fabric chosen for this next dress (if I’m going to be honest) is not my favorite. I’m not one for “themed” articles of clothing. I once gave in to Dora the Explorer light up shoes and couldn’t wait until Stella outgrew them. We live & learn. Works…

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