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4 months late…

| Posted by Yvette

So, I’m not always great at keeping up with blogging… Exibit A: this is what I did for Valentine’s Day this year. Yeah, it’s now June. For our readers with a Y chromosome, Valentine’s Day is in February. So I’ve really dropped the ball on getting this posted in a reasonable amount of time. Oh well. I wanted to post this anyway because it was a really fun night and I thought it might help inspire someone else out there if you’re trying to come up with a creative date idea. Keep in mind – this is to be fun and silly, not overly romantic. So if you’re looking for horse-drawn carriages and flowers falling from the sky, you’re not gonna find it here.

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Our Little Firecracker

| Posted by Yvette

Baron is very excited about his first 4th of July.  His Mamaw bought him a couple of Old Navy flag shirts to commemorate his first Independence Day, but unfortunately, Old Navy doesn’t make these for itty babies.  One of the shirts is 6-12 mos and the other is 12 mos.  So by the time these would fit him, it would be time for the 2012 flag shirt.  And that just won’t do.  He needs to show his patriotism now!  So, mommy steps in with her sewing machine.  I’ve altered many clothes in my day, and figured this can’t be that much different… just on a smaller scale, right?  It worked out pretty well, and was quite easy, so I thought I’d share the steps with you all in case any one else is interested in giving it a go.

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