Saturday, January 30, 2010

Friday, January 29, 2010

SNOW???? and ice??

So we're suppose to get SNOW? schools have closed!?! ~ 'home' school is open !! to my kids' chagrin!!
hope we don't get the predicted ICE........we live in too many trees to have limbs and branches breaking off and stabbing into the ground!! and our roof!!
Snuggle down and stay warm!!

little update!! we have 2" already!!! the kids say 'whoo hoo' !!
and now ~ 5" !!!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

♥hEaRtS & pOpPyDiPs♥

gReEtInGs EvErYoNe..

iT's MaDiSoN oVeR fRoM dIsFrOmAgE..
gUeSs WhAt!?
It'S aLmOsT vAlEnTiNe'S dAy!

mY 'liL sIsTeR ,eStHeR, iS sTyLiNg In HeR aDoRaBlE hEaRt PoPpYdIp PaNtS!

wHy NoT pIcK oUt A tWiRl.. PaNtS.. oR A dReSs fOr YoUr LiTtLe VaLeNtInE?

pAiR iT uP wItH a wHiTe T♥sHirT & a ReD hAiR fLoWeR.. a PaIr Of BlAcK MaRy JaNeS..
sOmE fUnKy StRiPeD lEgGiNgs.. a BlAcK cArDiGaN..

Or MaYbE eVeN a rEd CoWgIrL hAt & ReD wEsTeRn BoOtS?

tHeSe sWeEt LitTLe DrEsSeS aRe PeRfEcT fOr pArTiEs, pLaYdAtEs, & aLmOsT eVeRy OcCasion!

fEbRuaRy Is CoMiNg qUiCkLy... pIcK oUt A pOpPyDiP sOoN!


Remember Valentine's Day is fast approaching... how about a Valentine POPPY DIP? a dress? pants? twirl? tunic top?
What a fun Valentine gift to give!?!

lots a cute fabrics to choose from... click on the 'fabrics' button at the top!!

Just look at this sweet baby Ella in her POPPY DIP!!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Love is an Action...

take a read on this blog........ WOW... so beautifully written...
Storing Up Treasures

Monday, January 25, 2010

Look at this Sweet BABY!!

Little Ellyana in her
Smiles Around the World POPPY DIP

...her mama especially requested
that I put the little 'Ethiopian face' on the front!!
getting photos of your little ones in their POPPY DIPS is such fun for me ~ thank you!!

Saturday, January 23, 2010

picture catch up...

little m & m ~ maribel and marissa with mom and dad!

Thank you for your support of our adoption with your POPPY DIPS!!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

More help for ORPHANS

Vacation Raffle to help Haiti
click above to visit their post
The Terry Family
is hosting a beach vacation raffle to aid Haitian earthquake relief and orphans in the warring country of the Democratic Republic of Congo (where their son is adopted from).
Weeklong Beach Vacation
You buy a $10 raffle ticket
50% of that money goes to orphans in Haiti
the other 50% goes to orphans in Congo
0% is for profit or cover costs
get an extra ticket for blogging about this!!

Shoes/shirt for orphans = a Valentine to remember!!

My Crazy Adoption ~ Kari/Simply Love partners with Tom Davis, CEO of HopeChest

Simply Love Project Fundraiser
please help by February 1st!!
the goal is 400 for 400!!

... when you purchase a HopeChest Project T Shirt, you are providing an orphan in Ethiopia with a new pair of shoes and a new shirt.
1 shirt = 2 gifts for a child.
Simply Love presents you with a video of photographs provided by Tom Davis and HopeChest. Tom is an award-winning photojournalist, and the beautiful children featured from Ethiopia are the REAL orphans you will directly help. Your contribution will provide basic needs & the greatest gift of all ~
Make this a Valentine’s Day you will never forget.

now go buy some shirts !! and tell your family and friends too!!
click on the button below
Be My Valentine

Thursday, January 14, 2010

YES!! we have a WINNER!!

... and the winner is ...

thanks to everyone who made a guess
MY favorite fabric !!

and I'm NOW taking orders!

and so far...I'm not sick...everyone else in this house is or has been!!
thank you for asking :)

Monday, January 11, 2010

and the winner is...


NOBODY made the right guess........ so what shall I do? give another chance? tell you??
I'm sewing my little Esther a dress out of MY favorite fabric
(remember --can't say Smiles Around the World!)
Esther is sick, Solomon is sick, Gabriel is sick, Montie has been sick
and I don't have the
POPPY DIP done in MY favorite fabric!!


Your guess will count again --- but this time choose MY favorite !!
winner to be announced on Friday!! (and hope I don't get sick!!)

Friday, January 8, 2010

Yes-- another CONTEST!! free dress :)

It's such a dreary month of COLDNESS... so why not another contest?!!

Can you guess which one is MY favorite in the new fabrics...
Okay the Smiles Around the World is my EVER favorite... so DON'T guess that one or your guess won't count...
this block is Much to hard to see the prints ~ so go to the 'fabrics' word at the top of the blog page ~ click on it ~ and scroll through the many prints....

come back to this page and leave me a comment... making your guess of MY favorite one ~ be sure to type the correct name!! also leave a way that I can contact you!!

~ winner ~
a FREE POPPY DIP short sleeve dress or tunic in their favorite fabric !

and again... if there happens to be multiple persons with the same correct answer ~ there will be a drawing for ONE winner!!

Winner to be announced on MONDAY!!

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

SALE!! today

new POPPY DIP dresses $20 each $3 shipping contact me if you want one!! or more
left to right...
kids choir 18 months
sweet tooth mini cupcakes 18 months
mosaic roses 18 months SOLD!!

wildwood green/pink 24 months
iron work turquoise 24 months
sweet pea daisy red 24 months SOLD!!

mezzanine pinks 2T SOLD!!
sally swirl 2T
lily pond pink 2T SOLD!!
chocolate cupcakes 2T

iron work turquoise 3T SOLD!!
lily pond blue/yellow 3T SOLD!!
check-a-dot 3T

from left to right...
girly girl pink vines 4 SOLD!!
girly girl berry reflection 4 SOLD!!
kids choir 4 SOLD!!

sweet tooth yellow 5 SOLD!!
prairie bursts 5 SOLD!!
loopy vintage floral 5 SOLD!!

check-a-dot 6 SOLD!!
sports girls 6 SOLD!!

girly girl blooming flower chain 7 SOLD!!
sweet pea daisy red 7 SOLD!!
kids choir 7 SOLD!!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Sunday, January 3, 2010

contest! CONTEST! contest!

Can you guess
... how many dresses I've sewn up for the SALE
to be on Wednesday ~January 6th
and I CAN'T add my machines are being serviced in the shop!!
So leave me a comment with your # guess and a way to contact you!!
if there is more than one guess of the same # ~ they will go into a hat and one winner will be chosen
you'll win ONE dress from the sale dresses FREE!!
I'll choose the winner at noon on Tuesday so that you can choose your winning POPPY DIP before they hit the sale floor!!
So tell your friends to make a guess!!

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Look at who has a blog now!!

dis fromage

yes-- she is my photographer!! when I need a photo, I just ask Madison!!

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year!! 2010

....and for this year....should I list all the NEW YEAR goals?
mmmmmmmmmm ~ no I don't think so
ONE goal....
to get dressed EVERYDAY!!
it's too easy for me to stay in my PJ's all day :)
(and here I sit in my pj's!!)

Blessings to each of you!!