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Our 12 Favorite Charities

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On our journey traversing the medical world with our daughter, Jenna, we’ve been honored to be assisted by and involved with some amazing charitable organizations. In the spirit of the holidays (and Giving Tuesday), here are our favorites. All are wonderful

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52 Pillows – #39 – Outdoor Grouping

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Fulfilling on my year’s goal to use up my stash of fabrics and not buy anything new, this outdoor pillow grouping uses up fabric I bought at least 3 years ago, for myself. I planned to make new cushion covers

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The Summer of Learning to Live Again

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The summer of our Learning to Live Again project was kicked off with a trip to Long Beach, California, for my birthday. We haven’t flown anywhere in about 2 years, not since Jenna has had a feeding tube. We weren’t really

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More Paisley for Mom

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Awhile back I made a valance for my mom’s kitchen, and later, oven mitts. She has fallen in love with the fabric. Who wouldn’t, right?… She loves it so much we covered a canvas with it to make a wall hanging, and

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52 Pillows – #38 – Christmas Tree

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I know, another winter-themed pillow during the hottest part of the year! What am I thinking?!?… This heat is suffocating!   …That’s what I’m thinking. Maybe you’re like me, feeling like the summer will never end? Well, look at the Christmas

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52 Pillows – #37 – Mitered

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One of a set, Pillow #37 is a mitered pillow using a stripe in yellow, green and blue. Four other pillows in various sizes, each with the stripe on one side and the butter-yellow solid on the opposite side, accompany

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Tiny Sparrow Foundation

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Earlier this year we became a recipient of Tiny Sparrow Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides enduring memories through the beauty of photography to families with children who are facing life threatening diseases. By coordinating with photographers nationwide, they gift each family with

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52 Pillows – #36 – Shams

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Pillow #36 marks my return to custom home decor work. While my daughter was in treatment, I only did a few very small custom jobs from my online store. It’s a small start, I know, and I don’t plan on taking on any

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Kids Art Show

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The school year came to an end so quickly, before I knew it there were only 4 weeks to plan the kids’ art show for our little homeschool class!… We decided to reserve the library auditorium – plenty of space, chairs and

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52 Pillows – #35 – Skiing Snowman

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The temperature today is a balmy 90 F, so why a skiing snowman pillow for #35? Am I dreaming of cooler weather? Am I fantasizing about fluffy snowflakes falling from the clouds? No. I just couldn’t get this guy out of my

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