Thursday, May 28, 2009

It's long overdue....

Okay, okay.  I know.  It's been forever since I posted anything.  I'm sorry.  I've been busy.  With what you ask?  Well, life.  Kids.  Chores.  Crafty stuff.  Oh, and The Diaper Pin.  I'll be honest.  I'm on there quite a bit.  But I thought I'd share some pictures of the crafty stuff I've been busy with.  So here they are, in the order I finished them:

This is a blanket I started crocheting for the baby (before we knew it was a girl).  After we found out the gender, I decided I wanted a more girly colored blanket.  So I decided to finish this one up and give it to a friend for her baby shower.  The yarn for the new blanket should hopefully be here today, so I will share pictures when I get that done (if I don't finish it in Washington).

This is Zeke's summer fleece stash that I sewed.  These aren't just his shorts, they are also what we use as diaper covers most of the time.  The two on the far left are his nighttime diaper covers that I bought.  One still has the winter legs on it.  The sage green and orange pairs don't get worn very often, as they were made from a pattern that doesn't fit very well.  I might do those colors over with the new pattern.  I've also got a few more colors I'd like to do, but I need to get the fleece for them.  You will see Zeke in these shorts a lot this summer.

This is a bamboo velour blanket that I dyed and sewed for the baby.  Bamboo velour is soft and squishy and super-cuddly.  The purple came out a little darker than I wanted it to, but that's okay.  It is looking a little North Kitsap HS for my tastes, though.

I wasn't going to make anymore of these fitted pocket diapers, 'cause we just really don't use them.  But Jason found this material at WalMart and asked me if I could make a diaper out of it.  Of course I couldn't say no.  So this is our USMC diaper.  It is lined with red flannel.

Here are some pictures I took of the kids yesterday.  I will add a little update on each kid with their picture.

Sierra is doing great.  She is actually very sad that school will be over in two weeks.  She is looking forward to our visit to Washington, though, and to taking swimming lessons this summer.

Tyner was ready for school to be over months ago.  He spends most of his time at home outside looking for bugs or next door visiting GG.  He is still my wild and loud boy, but he has grown up quite a bit in the last few months.

Zeker is getting way too big, way too fast.  He talks a lot, just like Sierra did.  He is our first real climber, but he is really careful when he does climb.  He is obsessed with his Papa, and asks to see him at every opportunity.  He is our little clown, and he loves making everyone laugh.

I thought I'd finally share a belly picture.  I am now 28 weeks.  Only 12 more to go!  I can't believe it's gone so fast.  At my last appointment, the baby was still laying sideways, which all my other kids have done.  I'm not worried yet, and won't be unless she hasn't moved in a few months.  I'm feeling great, except for the occasional non-pregnancy related illnesses.  I finally found my box of maternity clothes (I lost them somewhere in the garage), so no more big t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts.  People are finally starting to realize how pregnant I really am.
Okay, I think that's it.  Oh, I forgot to post a picture of Jason's new truck.  The picture I took yesterday is still on my camera though, so I'm not going to worry about it right now.  Maybe in another three weeks.... LOL!

Okay, Zeke is on the table banging the salt and pepper shakers together, so I should go.  Bye!!!

***ETA:  In case you were wondering, I edited out all my stretch marks and my funky tattoo on my belly picture.  Oh, the joys of modern technology!***


Heather said...

hahha that is so funny that you edited your belly pic. Wow your belly is really sticking out, can't wait to see it in person.

Kimi said...

Your so pregnant, I love it. I love the kids pictures and all the craftiness you've got going on. Can't wait to see you.