Archive for March, 2009

time to make the bagels

March 31st, 2009

Facebook is a problem for me. I have no self control. And lots of friends who work next to ovens. All of this explains why at 8:30 PM my kids are bathed and in PJs (it takes time for the dough to rise between rests) but still running about the house with unbrushed teeth like […]

what is that up above??

March 30th, 2009

Why, it is a new, real DNS! For a limited time, will continue to redirect you over to the new DNS, but if you come here by manually typing in the url, you might start weaning yourself from  Note: There is only one S in MamaSewing… because the proper 2 felt redundant.

little red riding hood updated

March 26th, 2009

This is making it’s way around the internets, but considering most of my friends have small kiddos and shorter rss feed lists than mine, it warranted a reposting.

microwaves may be eco-friendly

March 26th, 2009

There’s an interesting article in Slate about how for certain meals, your microwave may be more environmentally friendly than your oven or stove top. I don’t find this groundbreaking, much of this is obvious, but it is interesting to see the numbers.

wonderful children’s books

March 26th, 2009

You may already be familiar with Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket. If you aren’t, and you’ve got 7 year olds to read to, check out The Series of Unfortunate Events. Snicket has a new book on the shelves these days. This one is more of a performance. He has teamed up with a composer to […]

my two favorite things: cooking and stitching

March 26th, 2009

Somehow, the cosmos aligned bringing me all sorts of wonderful things on my birthday. Some of those things were presents – a gift certificate for Anthropologie, my favorite store now that thrift stores are inconvenient (kids); a starter sewing kit, which considering I’ve been sewing just about all my life seems like a funny thing […]

she swings a mean right hook

March 25th, 2009

you wouldn’t know it from looking.

rocking the sideways ponytail

March 23rd, 2009

If the sugary awesomeness in that last post didn’t rot your brain, maybe this will work. The band is named Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head. The song – Sophisticated Side Ponytail. I love that they look 12. natalie portman’s shaved head – sophisticated side ponytail from thatgo on Vimeo.

captain awesome and other goodness

March 23rd, 2009

The Internets are alive with great things. Take this site, for instance, where you can make your own super hero. My alter ego, below: If you enjoyed that, here is a list of other sites your children will love and you will find amusing.

bloch for babies

March 23rd, 2009

Bloch, the company that made the ballet slippers we all wore to many a dance class, makes baby slippers. Wish I’d have known this months ago. Sylvie would have loved these.

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