Monday, April 5, 2010

The Weekend Review

We had a nice weekend full of family time and projects around the house. Hope you all had a wonderful Easter!! ** I should add here that Chris pointed out that we celebrated this Easter 'Christmas Story' style. Remember in the movie when they went and had Christmas dinner at the Chinese restaurant...well we had our Easter dinner yesterday at a Indian restaurant. It was fantastic...and i did not have to cook it or clean it up**

Mitchell and Avery got all dressed in their Easter pastel finest. Colleen, do you recognize her dress? She picked it herself for this Easter. This is a sweet hand me down dress from Avery's cousin Quincy. It sure made Easter shopping and planning much easier. She only needed shoes and what girl doesn't love shopping for shoes?

Mitchell's sweater vest set needed a little spiffing up. I dug around in my stash for a little while and found this fabric to make him a bow tie. I used a tutorial i found here at Scraps and Strings . It was so simple and fast and easy to follow. And really could he be any cuter!!! I love a kid in a bow tie. I let him choose the fabric, and it matched the argyle triangles in his vest perfectly! I love it when a plan falls together! Avery is just a beautiful smiling face at our house!!! Love this girl.

About those projects...we had a few hanging over our heads and we finally found the time and motivation to do them. A miracle in and of itself. Must be the beautiful spring weather. I won't tell yet what Chris is building for us...you will have to wait and see what it is in a later post. He even let me help. Between his building and my sewing we felt very accomplished this weekend. What did you do?

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9 comments:

Kris said...

The kids look so great all dressed up! That bow-tie is just too much! I couldn't help but smile :)

beth said...

What beautiful children! They look wonderful in their easter finery! Good job on that tie too!!

Colleen said...

Quincy's dress!! Looks perfect on her. And the tie.... oh the tie! So cute!
No major projects around here, although I painted some fences at a barn.

The Tripp Family said...

adorable! I love them!! Can't wait to see what Chris is making. Nail gun & gorilla glue... it must be good!

MaryMary said...

The bow time is too precious! Can't wait to see what Chris is building. Hope you all had a happy Easter!

Brown Family Blog said...

Love the pics of the kids. Mitchie's outfit is adorable!

The Tripp Family said...

so cute. that first picture didn't come up the first time I read this blog. I'd be blowing that up and having it framed - what a great picture of your oh so photogenic babes!

Grammie/Mom said...

The kids look adorable! I remember that dress. I think I have a pic of Quincy wearing it. Avery is looking so grown up and Mitch's smile is as big as his tie! Good job on it. Can you give us a hint on what Chris is building? Please, pretty please?

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Ruth Mecham said...

I just realized I hadn't visited your blog yet to find out how the bow tie turned out. It's so stinkin' cute, and the fabric is PERFECT! Love both of their outfits. Thanks for visiting the Scraps N' Strings blog!

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