Chocolate Strawberry Cake

We celebrated my husband’s birthday this past weekend. I wanted to make him a special cake to celebrate his big day. I decided to go with a double layer chocolate cake with a cool whip strawberry fruit filling, coated in cream cheese frosted goodness. It was a hit. He loved it. This cake is soooooContinue reading “Chocolate Strawberry Cake”

Knotted Baby Turban Tutorial

For this project I used a ballpoint needle, and zig zag stitch with the knit fabric. I also used a regular sewing machine. The fabric I used is called Heather Ross Briar Rose Cotton Jersey Knit Strawberry Lilac. I wasn’t able to find a free tutorial on Pinterest for these, so I thought I would shareContinue reading “Knotted Baby Turban Tutorial”

Baby Leggings Sewing Tutorial

These are so incredibly easy and FAST to make. (One hour tops!). This is my first project EVER made with knit fabric. It’s not as scary as it looks! With the right needle and stitch… who needs a serger? (Let’s be honest, I would love one). The fabric used is Windham Fabrics: Briar Rose byContinue reading “Baby Leggings Sewing Tutorial”

A Dress Pattern: Simplicity 2444

I love how structured this pattern is. It’s also fairly easy to put together. It’s pretty true to size, I haven’t had to make any additional adjustments to it fit wise. This dress looks great with a little jacket or cardigan over it, and of course a great statement necklace. You can purchase the patternContinue reading “A Dress Pattern: Simplicity 2444”

DIY Hand-Stamped Fabric and a Dress

Lately, I have seen some really cool hand-stamped fabric projects on Pinterest. I wanted to try it for myself and give it my own spin, and use the fabric to make a dress. I decided on a shape, and found some cheap fabric. This project had a total cost of $6.00. Here’s how I madeContinue reading “DIY Hand-Stamped Fabric and a Dress”

My Favorite Comfort Food

This is my FAVORITE comfort food. While growing up, I remember my mom making this for me on those cold wintery California days… so what if it was only 60 degrees outside. Now that I am in Utah I love it even more. I also like to make this when anyone in my family comesContinue reading “My Favorite Comfort Food”

DIY Burp Cloth Tutorial

These are my go to baby gifts. They are awesome. I also made some for myself and I used them with every feeding from 0-6 months. They are so absorbent, and keep mama and baby clean. I love these!! Here is a simple step by step tutorial so you can make them too. Enjoy! TheseContinue reading “DIY Burp Cloth Tutorial”