Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Check out this blog - Knock-off Wood - HOW ON EARTH HAVE I NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE???? Ohhh, boy - I've got some big plans for Rob in the near future :) I only wish I had discovered this 3.5 years ago before we spent a small fortune on Pottery Barn furniture in our house. She even has plans for the exact Crate & Barrel Bookcase we have in our office. And nearly identical desk too. If you are a DIYer like I am you need to go check it out!

Speaking of DIY - I made myself a shirt to wear! This is the first time I've ever sewn actual clothing. First of all, I don't sew very often, and when I do it is always something for the house - usually curtains/drapes and sometimes pillows. I used this pattern and some cheap fabric I found spur of the moment at Hobby Lobby for $8.

(excuse my filthy bathroom)

It's pretty shapeless, but for $8 I figured it would be ok to run around and get sweaty in this summer :)

Also, I finally took Brady in for a real haircut. Up until this point I am the only one who has cut his hair. It was definitely lacking some shape. But after watching the lady doing the cutting I feel confident again in my abilities and will do it myself next time around. He had so much fun while we were there though. I took him to the kids "salon" here in town and he really didn't want to leave. He sat in the Hummer while getting his hair cut and then had to try out the Corvette before we left. The second half of the place was a mini toy store and a "spa" for little girls to have birthday parties at. I wish I would have brought my real camera. 


Megan said...

How cute is that top!

Tiffany said...

You did good on your shirt! Was it hard to do? Brady looks so cute in the hummer.

Roan said...

Hey Audrey,
I am going to recommend Raising Godly Tomatoes. It really is my favorite child training books. Let me tell you, the method works! The author has a website that I think is www.raisinggodlytomatoes.com, and the website contains much of what is in the book. She took her writings from her website and compiled them into the book. You can spend some time reading her site, and I would order the book too. It is nice to have a book.
Just remember to discipline with a smile and be consistent!
Let me know what you think after you read and put into practice her ideas.

Britni said...

I will give you my measurements for my shirt next time I see you :) You did a really good job! It is adorable!

mom said...

Wow Audrey - Love the shirt. You did a great job. Keep on sewing and make some more!

Erin said...

I just found her blog as well and it is wonderful! I have so many things on there I want my husband to make to bad it will never happen ha ha!