Livin’ the City Life

While I have always been a girl from the ‘burbs, I have always love the allure of the city. Tall, gorgeous buildings, both old and new, interesting sights and sounds, taking in the interesting surroundings. I grew up near St. Louis, and while there was a lot to do in the city, we didn’t get…

Red, White, and CUTE!

I’m not exactly sure why, but Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays. Maybe it’s the great childhood memories I have, spending time with family and watching fireworks from the school hill by my home in Ferguson, Missouri. Maybe it’s the fact that I married a Marine and on one hot July 4th I got to see him in his uniform for a parade…be still my heart. No matter how you slice it, I’m a sucker for red, white, and blue, and we get our wear out of those Old Navy flag shirts by sporting them all year long.

Derby Stylin’

I’m not big into horse racing at all, but there’s definitely a change in the air when the Kentucky Derby Festival kicks off every year. From the first jet streaking across the sky during Thunder Over Louisville to Derby Day and the placing of the garland of roses on the winning horse, there is a lot to do and see, even if you never step foot into the stands at Churchill Downs.

Winged Blog Tour

Lately I’ve been gravitating towards butterflies in my sewing projects. I think I’ve always loved the look of them, but I also love that they represent new life and being changed from one form to another. It reminds me of 2 Corinthians 5:17, which says, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away, behold, the new has come.”

Izzy & Ivy Sew Along- The Evie Skirt- Day Two

It’s Day 2!  I’m so excited to see the fabrics that you all have chosen for your Evie Skirt! If you haven’t done that yet, you still have time to catch up. If you haven’t bought your pattern, there’s still time to do that! Evie will be on sale in the Izzy & Ivy Etsy…

Izzy & Ivy Sew Along- The Evie Skirt- Day One

I am SO very excited to have our very first sew along hosted here at Snickerdoodle Stew! I love the Evie dress as it is, but what a fun way to extend your little one’s wardrobe by turning it into a skirt? We’re not going to do any sewing today. Go ahead and pick out…