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Life Via Instagram

Life Via Instagram

Things have been crazy here! I’ve been doing my normal job (30 hrs/wk of graphic design work), a freelance job and starting party prep for Jax’s 2nd birthday party next Sunday. I may not get sewing time this coming week, but I hope to get a couple quiet book patterns up soon. I’ll keep the(…)

Life Via Instagram

Life Via Instagram

I think it will work out best to do weekly iPhone photo dumps on Saturdays. Fridays are so busy with me trying to get in enough work hours for the week, so it is hard to blog regularly. Life is happily busy right now. Jax turns two on February 5th and I am deep in(…)

Life Via Instagram

Life Via Instagram

Psst! Have you entered to win my hand-sewn quiet book? You have until Thursday at noon! I got behind in my monthly Instagram dumps, so I have a ton to post! I’m thinking I may just start posting them on Fridays. So here is everything up until around last Friday… Are you on Instagram? I(…)

Some Things I Learned In 2011

Some Things I Learned In 2011

1. Take time to smell the flowers. Nothing is so important you can’t pause to spend 5 minutes with your loved ones. 2. I don’t feel anywhere near as old as I am. That’s a good thing, right? 3. I’m really good at leaving sippy cups behind. 4. Babies grow up too fast. 5. I(…)

Family Portraits

Family Portraits

Sorry for the silence! Pre-Thanksgiving I was busy working and prepping for guests. I took the day off on Thanksgiving, then worked Friday and Sunday. Saturday Jax was sick with sneezes and a runny nose so I took care of him while I worked on our family portraits (more on that in a moment.) Of(…)

Changing to a Toddler Bed

Changing to a Toddler Bed

When did you switch your little one from a crib to a toddler bed? We cosleep, but I have been thinking long term and want to establish Jax’s room as a safe, calming place for him to sleep in on his own down the road. Since he can no longer be in his crib unsupervised(…)

Apple Picking

Apple Picking

We went apple picking today! I can’t wait to make a big batch of apple butter with part of our haul! To read all about our outing and see the full gallery, visit my personal blog. What else should I make with our apples? We got 16.66 lbs!

Life via Instagram

Life via Instagram

Here’s my second installment of Life via Instagram! I’m a little overwhelmed that it’s already October… Didn’t summer just start? Here are some of the photos I posted to Instagram (username @punquin) in September.

On to the Next Page

On to the Next Page

I had a productive day! Last night, I got the next page drawn in Illustrator for Jax’s quiet book. This morning, I cut out the pattern while playing with Jax in the playroom. We all headed out for breakfast and ran errands (including finally finding a 4 in 1 coat for Jax for just $32(…)