Hi I'm Skyler, and I'm into crafts, sewing, baking, and other domestic intrigue!

Posts made in August, 2013

Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday

1. My mom’s been in town visiting us this week and it’s been a blast! Ada absolutely loves her and prefers her to me now “I want Nana!” My mom also helped me make a ton of pillow covers for some of my crusty old throw pillows, which I’ll put up the tutorial for later! Crazy easy.  2.We went to the zoo with our friends over the weekend and had a great time. My mom took about a zillion beautiful pictures, but I...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Bubble Caterpillar for Baby

Fat Quarter Friday: Bubble Caterpillar for Baby

Ack! Since my sister just gave birth so an adorable little boy, I thought I’d have to make something even more adorable! Just kidding. But this is pretty cute, plus it’s for him, so double cuteness. If you can’t tell, it’s a caterpillar tag toy for a baby. It’s made out of four little puffs like from my bubble blankets and measures 3″x12″. To make it extra fun, you could add different things to each...

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Thrifty Finds: Green Glass

Thrifty Finds: Green Glass

For all the South Bend lacks, it does have an abundance of antique malls.  On one of our excursions to our favorite antique mall (well, it’s technically in Michigan…anyway, it’s called Picker’s Paradise, so you know it’s classy), we picked up an inordinate number of green glass vases, bowls, and weird knickknacky things. We had a cool plan for a tree shelf thing that we were going to make, and the pieces of green...

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Healthy Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

Healthy Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

I made these up this morning from my favorite pancake base recipe and they are amazing! They’re not light and fluffy like regular pancakes, they’re hearty and filling and delicious. They’re sweet enough that you don’t even need any syrup! I ate mine plane, and Ada, of course, had to “dip-dip” hers. She loved them and so did I! Unfortunately, Brian left early this morning, so he didn’t get any, but...

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday

1. My sister Aubry had a baby this week! His name is David Hudson 7 lb 15 oz 6:23pm on Tuesday 8/13. This is her first and I guess she was a beast and did it au natural! She’s amazing and I can’t wait to meet him! I’m so happy for you guys, you’ll be amazing parents! Okay, okay, you caught me. This is a picture of Aubry with Ada, not David, but I don’t have a picture of her with the baby, so I put this one....

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