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March Wrap Up


Apesar do frio, apesar da Primavera se esquecer que já devia ter chegado, em Março já tivemos uns dias bons de sol, que tentámos aproveitar com os miúdos. Ela é tão pálida que sempre que o sol brilha um pouco mais forte nesta altura, quero é levar a miúda para a rua, a ver se ganha cor. E foi assim que fomos passear para diferentes praias das redondezas. O amigurumi da minha mãe. O S. a brincar com as letras magnéticas, pena que só dura um minuto, depois manda tudo ao chão. Decisões na escolha de algum material. Eles juntos, ele com os legos, ela a cortar papel. Fiz umas calças para ele. Comprei uma malha lindíssima. Visitámos os dinossauros em exposição. Fizemos um coelho da Páscoa. A minha cidade. A minha manta. Limpei a máquina a fundo. Fomos ver a prima no estádio do Algarve. Construímos uma borboleta. Fiz um top para mim (e outras coisas que ainda não posso mostrar). A ver os patos. Manicura Frozen. Acabei o livro enquanto bebia chocolate quente trazido pelo namorido já tarde. Eles, a pintar com pincéis e aguarelas. A macaca na máquina e ela à espera. Um urso de feijões e arroz. Pequeno almoço. Lanche. Primeira pintura dele. 

Quanto ao blog, mais do mesmo... andou bem paradinho. Fiz 4 posts em Março e um deles foi o resumo do mês anterior. Dos três restantes, dois foram de costura e um de como fazer sabonete líquido em casa. As costura que mostrei, foram um vestido, com o molde Holiday Cut Out da Bella Sunshine Designs e as calças de ganga recicladas para o S., o molde é o Walker Jeans da Momma Quail Patterns. Podem carregar nas fotos para lerem os posts por completo. 

   

Although it is so cold, and Spring seems to forgot it should be here already, we have had a couple sunny days already, that we managed to enjoy with the kids. She's so pale, everytime I see the sun shining, I want to be outside with her, to see if she gets a little tan. And that's how we got to enjoy some walks in a few of the nearby beaches. My mom amigurumi. S. playing with the magnetic letters, too bad it doesn't seem to last longer than a minute, then he throws it all down. Decision on supplies. Them together, he plays with legos, she cuts paper. I made jeans for him. I bought a beautiful knit. We visited the dinossaurus exhibition. We made an Easter rabbit. My town. My blanket. I deep cleaned my machine. We watched my niece playing on the Algarve Stadium. We built a butterfly. I made myself a top (and other things I can't share yet). Watching the ducks. Frozen nails. I finished the book as I drank some hot chocolate the hubby brought me quite late. Them, painting with brushes and watercolors. The monkey was in the washer, she waited. A beans and rice bear. Breakfast. Afternoon snack. His first painting. 

As for the blog, same old same old... it has been really slow. I made 4 posts in March and one of them was the previous month wrap up. From the other three, I made two sewing related posts and one on how to make your own homemade liquid soap. As for the sewing, I shared a Holiday Cut Out dress, pattern from Bella Sunshine Designs and the refashioned Walker Jeans for S., pattern by Momma Quail Patterns. Click on photos above to get you to the full posts. 

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