Month: June 2011

Granny’s Clothespin Apron in practice

A sunny day to chase diaper funk away. Photo by MVH. Check it out, dudes. MVH hung a clothesline for us, and I’m putting my fab clothespin apron to use. Very handy! I love how the diapers look like a little rainbow. My only worry is that Paul may have allergies (pollen, grass, etc.) we […]

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What They Made: Mustachioed pacifiers

Mwah ha ha ha ha. Paul strokes his evil goatee. My sister and her husband visited me, MVH, and Paul the day we got home from the hospital. They brought us many treats, including a pair of mustachioed pacifiers. My sister stuck craft foam mustaches to pacifiers with double-sided foam tape. The result: hilarity. I […]

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Hello, Das Baby

 On his original due date, Sunday, June 5. He’s here. His name is Paul Edward Van Handel, and he arrived at 4:56 p.m. Thursday, June 2. He is, hands down, the best thing I’ve ever made. With a heaping dose of help from MVH, of course. Needless to say, last week was very, very, very […]

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Done and Done: Granny’s Clothespin Apron

Let’s get critical about a finished project. Β Image via Storey Publishing. I completed Granny’s Clothespin Apron last week. (It appears in the upper-right corner of the book’s cover image.) Like I said in this post, I needed a catchall for clothespins because Das Baby’s cloth-diaper covers need to be line-dried. The good The final product […]

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