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How did it come to this?

How did it come to this?

Every once in a while I look around my workroom (aka: my crowded and cluttered basement with glitter on every surface) and wonder how I got here.  And I don’t mean like how I got here literally (the stairs) but how Monka! has changed since I started it 5 years ago.  When I was pregnant with my first child, my husband and I had never expected parenthood to be part of our life stories.  Nevertheless, I thoroughly enjoyed most of it, including decorating the nursery with a woodland theme.  I created my original prototype Monka! wall hooks out of toy animals and everyone...


My Summer in Gloves

I used to be like you. I usually used the appropriate hand clothes (‘hand clothes’ is what I call gloves, i guess - I just came up with that) for each season. I had thin ones for fall windshield scraping and thick ones for winter snowball creating. But I this summer I had to add white cotton gloves to my hands’ wardrobe.  You may be wondering: am I a debutante attending cotillion? Am I your grandmas perpetually overdressed friend attending a religious service?  No.  I have fucked up hands. Don't worry, I won't be including photos of my post-apocalyptic hands, but for the curious...


Sisters

Sisters

Amirite?   *This is not a photo of my sister and I, nor is it a photo of my sister OR I. This is from a Simplicity pattern package. Sisters.