Miss Amelia, my youngest granddaughter, started wearing glasses before she was a year old. She has lazy eye, or Amblyopia. I was surprised that she would keep the glasses on, but her Mummy, Sarah, says that it only took about two days for her to get used to wearing them, and now … [Read more...] about Bi-Focals For Amelia
I know I just made you look at Amelia yesterday, but OH. MY. Goodness! Look at this: If you think that is a good photo, just listen to this: My son made the #1, and my daughter in law and her friend took the photo in their garage, using a sheet as the backdrop. How smart … [Read more...] about Oh, Now This Is Too Sweet!
Today is my birthday, and while I have to work today, FabGrandpa and I will be going to Flagstaff on Wednesday and Thursday for our "weekend". I know we'll have some fun there, and I will buy me a birthday present. Now, for your viewing pleasure, here are some photos of my … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday To Me And Amelia
You remember I bought an antique curtain panel and made it into a dress for Amelia, my newest granddaughter? Well, look at this gorgeous photo I got today: She is just so dang cute! … [Read more...] about Amelia In Her Curtain Dress
This has turned out to be a very satisfying project. That curtain panel really looks great in the finished product. The pattern I used does not call for an overskirt, so when I cut the skirt, I cut it about 3 inches wider on each side than the underskirt, so that it would be … [Read more...] about Amelia’s Dress Finished
Yesterday when I was in Kanab, I found this old curtain panel in an antique shop for $4.00. Today I made this dress for Amelia. The bodice is lined and it has an underskirt, both made with a piece of fabric I got in 2002 in a thrift shop in Forsyth, Georgia. There used to … [Read more...] about A New Dress For Amelia
Until today, I had four grandchildren--Michael, Sarah, Spencer, and Owen. Three Fab Grandsons, and one Fab Granddaughter. Every time one of my children and their spouse announced that they would be having a new baby, I always said, "You know if you have a girl, you will have to … [Read more...] about My New Fab Granddaughter
Our vacation started out with a drive to Birmingham to the VA Eye Clinic for FabGrandpa's one week post-op check up. Everything looked fine--the doctor said to just keep using the eye drops until they were gone. After the check-up, we headed on over to Georgia. We checked in at … [Read more...] about I Love A Vacation!