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Yesterday was one of those ‘so tired I could actually maybe die’ days.  Could have had something to do with the brain-drain of a night before, the incredibly late night and the early morning following.  After (finally) finding something to keep my three year old happy and entertained, I decided to get the lead out and just be productive already.  I wouldn’t be able to keep this blog if I ceased making, right? So, with my icy cup of green tea in hand, I began the simple yet time consuming task of sewing a pillowcase set.  The whole process was pretty straightforward (and I’ll post a tutorial soon), but with the constant toddler interruptions and longing to just curl up on the beanbag and sleep (which I did, once they were sewn), it took a while to get on a roll. They turned out really nicely.  I kind of want to :READ MORE:

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Smoothie time! I don’t know how your mornings go or what your selection of toaster compatible breakfasts include, but I do know this: there is nothing better than starting your day with a healthy serving of fruits and veg.  Clint, Scarlett and I love to start our day by drinking our food (with the right consistency, it’s just easier that way) and while I try to pack as much into them as I possibly can, I am also very familiar with the scant, Mother Hubbard-ish weeks.  Let me assure you that for a truly great smoothie, even the basics will cut it. This week has been a bit tighter, so we’ve been opting for a smoothie of Banana, strawberry (frozen), a handful of spinach, filtered water, a teaspoon of peanut butter and a drizzle of honey.   DELICIOUS.  If my three-year-old’s expression is anything to go by (not to mention her :READ MORE:

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I am Amylee - Maker, married to a fellow Maker, mama to a mess in a tutu and big time dreamer in small town Oklahoma.  I wish I was stylish enough to have a fashion blog, but I might just write a lot about coffee.

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