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Before Alleigh was even born Dustin and I began visiting our local Build-A-Bear Workshop to make her adorable stuffed animals for her jungle themed nursery. Once she was old enough to understand the process she wanted to visit the Build-A-Bear Workshop all the time. In fact now when we are shopping at the mall it is very hard to get out of there without at least making a visit to browse around the store. Of course the girls usually can convince us to let them make a new friend… the process is just too much fun. We end up leaving … …..
I am a huge fan of personalized Christmas ornaments. In fact we have gotten one every year since Dustin and I got married in 2007. It’s really fun to look at them to see how our family has grown over the past few years. We would typically buy these ornaments at a little cart in our local mall, but their selection is only so big and I wanted all our ornaments to look different which is what led me to look at options for personalized ornaments online. And so this year I found “Ornaments With Love” and I am so … …..
I love preserving memories. Some day when my kids are grown and have little ones of their own I want to be able to think back to the times when they were toddling around and throwing temper tantrums. I like having physical objects to remember things by – I like scrapbooking, but sometimes I want something a bit different. A while back I made a lamp out of an old mason jar that holds all of the rocks Dilly would gather and give to me for safe keeping. It was a perfect way to preserve that memory. I was so … …..
For the past few months I went to craft show after craft show looking for cute Christmas stockings for Dilly & Sugar. I had bought one for Dilly at a craft show two years ago and wanted something similar, but had absolutely no luck. Then as I was browsing around on facebook one night Astrid from SIGnature Creations posted a picture of a set of stockings she had just completed for a family… in fact it was this picture. Ok, I was in love with these stockings!! I knew this was exactly what I wanted for Dilly & Sugar so … …..