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Orange Peppermint Sugar Scrub

My go to emergency gift for teachers and aunts and neighbors is a sugar scrub. Who doesn’t love relaxing and feeling good? This winter, I went with orange and peppermint! These are an awesome and thoughtful gift, plus all the ingredients can be found at Whole Foods or other market, and you may have most in your kitchen already. Here’s …

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Capitol Hill Dress – Sew Fab Bundle

It’s Sew Fab Bundle time! An awesome time of year, right? This time it’s all about the Ladies! Ten all new women’s patterns! I got to test the Capitol Hill Dress by Straight Stitch Designs.

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Betty Bowler – Pattern Parcel 7

We’ve made it to Pattern Parcel #7! And it’s the last parcel of the year with one of my favorite things to sew- handbags. When I saw the list of patterns this time, I knew what I needed to make. And I already had the pattern. The Betty Bowler by Swoon Patterns.

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One Thimble Issue 5

I have a very strict “No Christmas Before Thanksgiving” rule. I just broke it. Have you heard of One Thimble e-mag before? Such a beautiful magazine style collaboration! This is their fifth edition AND one year anniversary. It’s based out of Australia, so this special holiday edition has a fantastic beach vibe that feels so exciting and exotic to those …

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Around the World Blog Hop

6:46 am my Sleep Cycle alarm app goes off. I’ve got about 20 minutes before I need to be out of bed, so I glance at the notifications on my home screen. And then it suddenly hits me. I was supposed to do a blog post on Monday. It’s Thursday. So here I am. I took two kids to school. …

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Favorite Potato Soup

Our family’s favorite potato soup. This gets made probably twice a month in the winter, and the girl with a late August birthday usually requests it for her birthday dinner. It’s that favoritest. However, it started out as a humble attempt to replace the Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana now that 1) we’re not living near an Olive Garden and 2) …

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Mustache Cowl for Movember!

Last year right around this time, I felt like I really was lacking in mustaches. I mean, November is like the official mustache month, right? So I whipped up this fun mustache cowl for Movember, and I thought it would inspire you to some fleecy mustache fun!

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Tweens Love Comfort – Pattern Parcel

Wow, today is the final day to get this Pattern Parcel! I hope you grabbed it! So many great patterns for all ages of girls! And stylish without being overly fluffy and ruffly! I sewed up two pieces that were almost made to go together – the EYMM Drape Top and the Greenstyle Yoga Pant – because tweens love comfort and …

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

So mostly I put sewing projects up on my blog, but I’ll throw a recipe here once in awhile. Like if it’s something I think people may like, or I don’t want to lose the recipe. This slow cooker pulled pork recipe fits both those qualifications. I’ve been working on this for what feels like a year. My notepad piece …

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Mimi Dress – Pattern Parcel

It’s Pattern Parcel time! Are you as excited as we are?? Since this site is called Mimi’s Mom, I made my girls the Mimi Dress by Filles à Maman. Makes sense, right?? Aw, yeah.