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Sep 1, 2014

Be Awesome Link Party Week 11

Be Awesome Link Party Week 11

Be Awesome Link Party Week 11Happy Monday everyone! I hope that you are all having a wonderful long weekend. We had a great weekend filled with visiting the PNE and making pickles. Today I’m headed to the corn maze with the kids. 

Monday means Be Awesome Link Party time so let’s get right to it! Here are my fabulous co-hosts for the link party:

Be Awesome Link Party Mondays at 6pm est #BeAwesomeParty

Angie of Echoes of Laughter, Virginia of Fynes Designs, Julie of Sober Julie,…

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Aug 30, 2014

Sharing Summer Smiles and Memories

Sharing Summer Smiles and Memories

Sharing Summer SmilesSummer is coming to an end. SERIOUSLY. Where did the time go? I think every summer goes faster than the one the year before. We had so many grand plans for the summer that somehow got away from us. Having weekly date nights on our back porch after the kids went to bed. Enjoying the local entertainment at the park every Wednesday. Weekly playdates with my friends with kids. Camping.

Somehow summer…

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Aug 28, 2014 / 1 note

Homemade Raspberry Vinegar Recipe Perfect For Foodie Christmas Gifts

Homemade Raspberry Vinegar Recipe Perfect For Foodie Christmas Gifts

Homemade Raspberry Vinegar Recipe (1)If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve spent the last week canning and preserving up a storm! I took a food preservation class last weekend and  I can’t believe all the great tips and tricks that I picked up.

Homemade Raspberry Vinegar from Sew Creative. This recipe couldn't be easier and would make great Christmas gifts

I have a ton of foodie friends and family members on my Christmas list. I know that it’s CRAZY to be thinking of Christmas already, but I have a bit of time right…

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Aug 27, 2014 / 1 note

Wordless- Gifts

Gifts from my garden. 10 pounds of beautiful tomatoes

Gifts from my garden. 10 pounds of beautiful tomatoes.

Gifts from the Okanagan. Beautiful Okanagan Peaches that I canned over the weekend.

Gifts from the Okanagan. Beautiful Okanagan Peaches that I canned over the weekend.

Gifts for friends and family at Christmas. Raspberry Vinegar and Canned Peached (You should see the color of the raspberry vinegar today!)

Gifts for friends and family at Christmas. Raspberry Vinegar and Canned Peached (You should see the color of the raspberry vinegar today!)

Gifts from new friends. I was over the moon excited to receive my new Sonos Speakers today from my friends at Sonos and Best Buy. The sound quality is out of this world and setup is so easy.

Gifts from new friends. I was over the moon excited to receive my new Sonos Speakers today from my friends at Sonos and…

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Aug 25, 2014

Be Awesome Link Party Week 10

Be Awesome Link Party Week 10

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Happy Monday everyone! I hope that you all had a lovely weekend. I know that mine was certainly busy. On Saturday I took a 6 hour food preservation and canning class and then we had our neighborhood block party. On Sunday we headed to our community garden and harvested 10lbs of tomatoes!!! Our tomatoes at our community garden plot have gone crazy. It’s a jungle over there. Next I put my newfound…

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Aug 21, 2014

Cricut Design Space Star Challenge- Glitter and Gold Blinged Out Bug Catcher Perfect for a Bug Themed Birthday

Cricut Design Space Star Challenge- Glitter and Gold Blinged Out Bug Catcher Perfect for a Bug Themed Birthday

Glitter & Gold Blinged Out Bug Catcher Perfect For Bug Themed Birthday Party Favors

Earlier today I shared my Let Your Dreams Soar Hot Air Balloon Laptop Decal that I made for the Cricut Design Star Challenge. I created that project because it spoke to my heart. I thought that I would share a second project that I whipped up on my Cricut Explore… because I just can’t stop using the thing!!! It is SO MUCH FUN!!!

Our theme from Cricut was Fashion and Gear. Our theme for Team…

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Aug 21, 2014

"Let Your Dreams Soar" Hot Air Balloon Laptop Decal for Cricut Design Space Star Challenge

“Let Your Dreams Soar” Hot Air Balloon Laptop Decal for Cricut Design Space Star Challenge

Sew Creative's Cricut Design Space Star Hot Air Balloon Let Your Dreams Soar Vinyl Decal

A couple of weeks ago I received some AMAZING news. I had been selected to participate in the Cricut Design Space Star Challenge!!! If you are the crafty sort, chances are that you either own or are dying to own a Cricut Explore. I was in the second camp. I met team Cricut at SNAP back in April, played with the new Cricut Explore and was saving up to buy myself a Cricut Explore for Christmas.…

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Aug 20, 2014

A Love Letter To My Doula- Sharing moment’s from the birth of my children and hiring a doula for VBAC success

A Love Letter To My Doula- Sharing moment’s from the birth of my children and hiring a doula for VBAC success

A Love Letter To My Doula Memories from the birth of both my children and why hiring a doula is vital for vback success from Sew Creative Blog

I’m not very good at emotional posts. Ask me to write a craft or recipe post and I can pump that out like nobody’s business. But ask me to share something that brings tears to my eyes… and that’s a bit harder. It’s funny, because in real life I’m a very emotional person. You’ll often find me sharing stories with friends and family straight from my heart while tears fill my eyes. It’s somehow…

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Aug 18, 2014

Be Awesome Link Party Week 9

Be Awesome Link Party Week 9

Be Awesome Link Party Week 9 Reader FeaturesHappy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a lovely weekend. My weekend was busy, busy, busy! Bean turned 6 over the weekend so Saturday was packed with getting ready for the party and then yesterday our house was crammed full of munchkins having fun! Bean is obsessed with animals and love, love, loves bugs so we had a bug themed birthday complete with a visit from a Critter Guy who brought a…

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Aug 15, 2014

Favorite Things Friday- My Tagalongs Fit Belt and Arm Band It (Plus a Giveaway!)

Favorite Things Friday- My Tagalongs Fit Belt and Arm Band It (Plus a Giveaway!)

Sew Creative Favorite Things Friday My Tagalongs Fit Belt and Arm Band It Plus a Giveaway3 weeks ago, as I was packing the last few things in my suitcase for BlogHer14 and waiting for the taxi to take me to the airport, my doorbell rang. I ran down to answer the doorbell and found a package from a company called MyTagalongs. I *briefly* considered throwing it in my office and opening it when I got back (since I was tight on time) but I’ve never been one who is good at keeping secrets…

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