Thursday, July 10, 2014

Disappearing Act

Hi y'all!  
Oh my goodness so much has happened since our baby girl Jade has joined our family!  I couldn't even begin to go into all the details.   I will say that it has been hectic, fun, life changing, endearing,  filled with giggles, hugs and kisses.  Jade is a very good baby!  She started sleeping through the night at 3 months old.  The girl smiles ALL the time and has the most heart melting giggle.  Mornings are her time to shine!  Ayden is the definition of a fantastic big brother.  He helps when not even asked.  Simply put, he truly adores her;) 

With 2 kids things have gotten a bit more interesting.   Time for blogging is in the back seat.  Instagram is in the drivers seat.  The easy access and ease of usage has drawn me in indefinitely.   I can get an answer to a question quickly and learn about others lives quickly through their pics.  I ♡ it!  If you look at my sidebar---> you will see my IG feed.  My IG username is living4himjoshayden if you care to join me over there.   I'm going to try to blog more.  It is, in my opinion, not user friendly when it comes to adding pics from IG to blogger.  So I am giving this app on my phone a try for the time being.  I can type away while nursing Jade.  Kill two birds with one stone.

Time for some sewing lingo!  As most of you know, an APQ magazine QAL started up ages ago or maybe at the beginning of the year; )  12 blocks have been completed thus far.  My color palette is peach, yellow, pink with touches of blue and black and white low volume prints.  I like how easy these are to piece together and then to complete the whole block.   I am looking foward to creating the peach blocks next and then sewing my borders.  Don't know who the recipient will be quite yet.  It finishes at twin size so I am leaning toward this one going to Jade;) 

A few pieces of clothing have been added to Jade's wardrobe as well. 
A skirt from 
Strawberry skirt 
This little girl is pushing her mama into new sewing territory.   Loving it! 

Summer has been treating us well.  Adventures in swimming, Ayden learning to ride his bike without training wheels,  reading, math, picking fruit at local farms, cooking and so on has kept us on our toes. 

I have missed y'all.   Seriously missed talking to y'all through emails and sharing my life with you!  I know there are some that are not on IG so I have felt the need to be reconnected with those individuals specifically.   I am going to try my darndest to make it work otherwise you can always bug me in an email or sneak up on me on IG ha!




Karen said...

Good to see you on IG but nice to see these pics and more words :). I too slack at blogging with IG!

Scrapatches said...

Congratulations to you and your family! Your baby girl is beautiful. Pretty stitching, too. I really like the block ... :) Pat

Terri said...

Congrats with the arrival of Jade! She looks so much like her big brother. Great to hear things are going so well. Welcome back to your blog - love seeing your stitching projects.

Impera Magna said...

Oh my goodness... Jade is a living doll! Lookit that cut smile... she gorgeous! Congratulations to you and your DH! Welcome to the world, Jade!!!

(How you have time to sew with a baby and Ayden... you are amazing!)

Paulette said...

Look at that sweet little happy peanut! She is already growing fast. Glad to hear things are going well, albeit busy, for you. Thanks for popping by for a visit too!

✾Jamie Lee Cooley✾ said...

You are one lucky mama! I'm glad everything is going to well!!!

Your tone it down is very, very pretty! I can't wait to see all the pieces together.

You make Instagram sound so tempting!

hydeeannsews said...

yes, IG is working for you pretty well. i'm falling into the same trap, too. nice to see some large photos, though!

Carla said...

I'm delighted at your little girlie creations. Very sweet! I ave that dress fabric . Thanks for the inspiration.

✾Jamie Lee Cooley✾ said...

Your tone it down looks great! I don't know if it was "easy" to!!! Maybe for you!

Love all the clothes you have made for Jade. What a beautiful little girl!

✾Jamie Lee Cooley✾ said...

I'm gonna just keep commenting on this post, lol!!!! How is your tone it down coming? I purchased a huge ruler on amazon so I can square mine up really accurately. I haven't made any progress on it yet though. All of a sudden I am bit by the embroidery bug and have been working on that now.