Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mulan, you’re looking nice tonight.

I’ve been making doll clothes for as long as I can remember.  My first baby doll, Hazel, had a collection of things made from random scraps of whatever I could find.  There was that whole break there where I was a respectable adult who didn’t play with dolls, but kids are such great excuses for […]
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Rage Against The Pink Princess Machine

Well, if it isn’t the mommy wars, it is the rage against the pink princess machine. I am a child of the 70’s. I am a child of a super feminist mother who was herself raised by a single parent in the 50’s & 60’s.  My mom’s generation had to fight against the idea that […]
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I Never Said I Was Perfect

Just because someone intends to do the whole goals and accomplishing said goals thing, doesn’t mean that they’ll actually be able to do it every week.  I didn’t expect it to fall apart in January, but whatever. In good news I actually managed to make a dress I was proud to have M wear on […]
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Well, that was a bust.

OK, so last week, starting on Friday, everything went to hell.  I am sure I could make excuses, but they would be just that, excuses. So, I resolved last night to weigh in this morning, and then start fresh.  If only my scale could agree on what I weigh.  Stupid uneven bathroom floor.  I’m down […]
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