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Baked Donuts and an Easter Round Up

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Palm Sunday and Holy Week are here! It's hard to believe, but we are over halfway through April. We do our choir cantata on Palm Sunday so that was this morning. After church, we made some yummy baked donuts using this recipe. Delicious! We got these pans for Christmas and this is the first time we used them. Will definitely be making them again.

I can't believe all of the wonderful Easter resources that are available for free! Unit plans for parents and teachers, printables, and more. Here are just a few of the ones I am hoping to use this week:
Thriving Family Easter ActivitiesEaster PrintablesE is for Easter Mommy School PacketMusings of Me Easter UnitEaster LapbookWould love to hear about your Easter traditions! Leave me a comment.

My daughter's dress is almost done - hope to share a pic before she wears it. Oh and one more week left with no fabric buying...which is a good thing, because this DS Quilts fabric is calling my name. (We have 3 bolts at our Joann Fabric; I…

Springtime Sewing

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I haven't posted in awhile, but have been busy sewing! Mom and I decided not to buy any new fabric during Lent, so we've both been working on projects from fabric in our stash, which I've enjoyed immensely. Lots of times one of us will make something and then give the scraps to the other - which often turn into a mug rug, tea wallet, or other small item. Super fun!


I've made a couple of messenger bags as birthday presents, some pieced and quilted tabletoppers for our home out of Meadowsweet 2 (purchased at Sewtropolis), and two skirts and a pair of ruffled pants for my daughter. I have loved making the clothes for my daughter - and she likes wearing them. One skirt used Jennifer Paganelli's Dance with Me and second skirt is a combination of Alexander Henry's Starling in pink and Amy Butler's Martini dot in pink and orange.
Next up? An Easter dress for my daughter and a skirt for me...I am procrastinating on these because I am afraid they won't turn out, t…