Week 51 – December 17 – 23, 2012
(Completed on 1/28/13)
My recent weeks have not been very productive. A friend asked me to make her some diaper liners. It was what I needed to get motivated to get back into my sewing room.
I played around and made these for my jars that I like to drink tea out of.
I wrapped and labeled some of my soap.
Jack completed his “container” for the Vaters’ art exchange. One of the most beautiful things he has made (in my opinion).
I worked on my “container” and came up with this cloth bowl. Since it seemed lame to me, comparing it to what Jack was contributing. I filled my cloth bowl with extra goodies, like honey, tea, my homemade soap and body balm.
Nola Mae is getting close to joining us at the table in her own chair.
Snow shoeing has been fun with the boys. Robbie is the super snow shoer! We have been working hard at packing our trails so we can ski on them too.
It was too cold and too late in the afternoon for Nola Mae to ride on my back so I packed her in the sled so she would be warmer.
Henry had his preschool Christmas program this week. He (like all our kids) is not a performer. He just stood in the front row with a smile on his face. In the days before and after the program he has proven to me that he can sing the songs, just not in front of all the parents.
I learned of breast milk popsicle for teething babies. I bought some little plastic shot glasses, pumped some of my milk and froze it with a Q-tip for the stick. Nola Mae was a little crabby one day and I just couldn’t tell what was going on with her. I remembered the popsicle that I made and gave her one. It did the trick because she was very busy working on the popsicle until it was gone.
Henry thought it was cute to put Nola Mae in the basket. She liked it only for a short time.
Once in a while Henry wants to wear one of his stuffed animals. I made this Mei Tai for him after I made mine.
A Christmas tree cake I made for someone who wanted to take a dessert to a Christmas gathering.