Our Little Chicken Chick

Soooo what does one get for the chicken loving girl’s birthday? Well, you get a chicken leash and a fashionable chicken hat…

a chicken purse to carry your chicken in…

of course!!

We love you Hazel!!

Miss Hazel’s Birthday

Such a lovely thing–a birthday. Honestly, I love coming to anyone’s birthday because we always have fun just the same. We just love being together. There’s always great food, lovely conversation, throwing footballs, opening presents, eating cake and sooo much laughter.

See for yourself.


Hazel’s Unicorn

Our little Hazel loves Unicorns. No, no…I mean she REEEEALY loves unicorns. She wants to go to Scotland someday NOT because that’s where our family comes from–but because apparently, their national animal is a Unicorn. She’s convinced that in some mystical, magical forest over there–she will certainly find one…

and bring it home.

For real.

So when her birthday came around, there really was no other choice but to make her this pretty little baby…golden horn and all.

I mean, seriously–aren’t those curls just the sweetest thing you’ve ever seen?!

And oh, my goodness the tiny WINGS!! They made me giggle the whole time it was coming together.

Happy Birthday sweet Hazel. I hope you find your real live Unicorn someday.

In the meantime, here’s this one.

Grammy loves you,



PS- The original pattern for this little cutie can be found at AgamigurumiShop on Etsy.

Gingerbread Houses 2022

Ohhhh my goodness! How many times have we made these crazy little houses?!

However, we haven’t actually done one quite like this. Notice the double chimneys. There’s your first hint.

See if you can figure it out.

I worked on this side of the house with my little brick planter and flowers and sweet rock pathway…

and only the stuff I particularly love– on the roof.

Ok, on half the roof.

There was someone else making a whole different building, with a totally different vibe, on the other side of this house.

Think of it like the ultimate Christmas duplex–if you will.

Mrs. Claus on one side and Mr. Grinch on the other. Haha.

It was very him–if you get my drift.

Hazel said that her house looked so good that she wanted to eat it. No one could think of a reason for her not to do it…

…so she did.

I hope we do this every year…


Sundae Envy

April took me to lunch at Cheesecake Factory for my birthday. We ordered our cheesecake and a brownie for the little one.  Then they brought me a cute little Sundae as a birthday surprize. Turns out it was the perfect size for Miss Hazel!

I guess you can see how she feels about that!

Don’t worry–we traded and the brownie was divine!!

Happy birthday to meeeeee!