Friday, May 25, 2012

Boys clothes {blog sale}

Before I add these to eBay I thought I'd see if there were any takers.
These all are brand new with tags or worn once/twice as my baby is basically a 6mo toddler.
$2 shipping
Post in comments item you'd like and your PayPal email.
Set of 2 Remember Nguyen Peter pan collar shirts. One with blue gingham piping and one with red. Never worn. 12m $12 for both.

White Peter pan collar shirt. Classy Couture 12m nwt. $6

Pirate longall. 9m. $14

Carter's romper nwt 12m. $6

Anavini bunnies bubble 9m. Worn once. $20

Baby Gap romper and newsboy cap. New with tags. 6-12m $15 for set.

Petit Ami set of 2 bubbles. 9mo. $18 for both.

Up close of sweet, simple details. Sailboat and train.

Carriage Boutique smocked train bubble. 12m. $16

Sir John smocked tools. New with tags $12. 12m

Carriage Boutique 18m new with tags $15

Zackali 4 kids hand knit set. Comes with hat not pictured. This set was $50 and worn once. 6m $20

Monday, May 14, 2012

Ava's first ballet recital

Ava has been taking ballet since last summer. Her auntie was a ballerina herself so she has informed me since the day I found out I was having a baby girl that she would be in lessons just as soon as she was old enough. I didn't argue as I think little girls that take ballet are SO sweet! I love that ballet is so graceful and prissy, but in a good way prissy.
Well wouldn't you know that Ava was born with Aaron's flat, flat feet. Not a very promising future in ballet with no arch, right? But let me tell you we were all pretty impressed with Ava's form and turnout at the ripe age of 4! We didn't get to watch her practice all year. She goes to the ballet room and we go to the waiting room. No windows, no peaking. So this recital was our chance to really see what she had learned throughout the year. She always told us she loved ballet but when anybody asked her what she was learning she would basically ignore us or change the subject, which is totally Ava's style.

The recital was of Hansel and Gretel. It was so neat! Here we are in the dressing room before the big performance. Ava wasn't nervous, too excited, or really expressive of any emotions. Just her typical stoic self. Love that stoic girl!

The little flowers, sitting below the butterflies. I wish I could tell you which classical piece they danced to, but I don't recall who it's by. All I can say is it's a very well known song.

Ava is the second flower from the left.

Blurry picture, but check out that first position!!

Is there really many things much cuter in life than little girls in tutus, all dancing to the beat of THEIR own drummer?

Watching my baby girl's first ballet recital was the perfect Mother's Day gift and I cannot wait to watch many more recitals in Ava's future!

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Judd {6 months}

6 months.
One half of a year.

22.2 lbs (98%)
27 inches (95%)
Size 3 diapers/cloth
You wear a size 12month or 18month.

You are eating solids three times a day. You eat fruit oatmeal for breakfast, a vegetable for lunch, and a vegetable and fruit for dinner. You take about 24-28 ounces of formula. You get so mad if I don't give you your own spoon when eating, so even though it drives me crazy because you get food everywhere, I do as you please and you hold one spoon (in your mouth) while I feed you with another. You take a bottle when you first wake up, go down for a nap at 10, take another nap around 1 or 2, and sometimes take a small nap around 5. Your naps can last 50 minutes or 2.5 hours. It really just depends with you.

You're in bed by 7:30 or 8:00 each night and sleep until 7am or sometimes even 8:30. The 8:30 wake up usually occurs if you wake up for a bottle at 6:00. I actually prefer this over the 7am wake up and haven't stopped you from this pattern because you can finish a bottle in 10 minutes, which means I'm back in bed very quickly and get to sleep later! Mommy loves her sleep and is very happy when her babies sleep until 8:00 or 8:30.
You still are swaddled in a miracle blanket and a summer swaddle, but those days are short lived as you are starting to roll over like a maniac. I'm having such a hard time staying consistent with transferring you 100% to the halo swaddle blanket with your arms out, because you do not sleep well at all.

You are almost sitting up but balance is hard for you. I imagine you will be sitting unassisted in a few weeks. We had to transfer you to the convertible carseat as you were just too heavy for the infant carrier and I *thought* you were uncomfortable in it since you seemed generally unhappy in the car. Well, I was wrong on that and you may even dislike your convertible seat more. (even though the below picture portrays the opposite) What am I going to do with you this summer when it's blazing hot and have to stick you in a carseat while you protest and get all worked up?

You have two bottom teeth now and I'm pretty sure you are already working on your top teeth. We have had some fussy days this past week and you are a drooling machine. You don't like to chew on toys to soothe. Nope, you prefer fingers. Anybody's. And this stresses your mommy out to see you grab any ol person that touches you and work to get their fingers in your mouth. Ick!

You are on your 4th ear infection but other than that and teething, you are still the happiest, jolliest little fella!! You grin when spoken to and will go to anyone. You get so excited when we pick Ava up from school, when daddy comes home from work, and when it's bath time. You also just started reaching for me (and me only) which melts me 100 times over.

Your favorite toys are the jumparoo and a stuffed panda of Ava's. You still aren't attached to a lovey and won't take a pacifier, but I'm sure once I get rid of the swaddle you will take to a lovey very quickly.

Look at how much you've grown in the past 6 months!! 

I simply cannot believe how fast the first half of your first year has flown by. Thank you for being such a flexible, lovable, joyful baby boy! As I always say to your daddy, "This is when the fun begins!" I look forward to watching you grow each day as you develop more into a little boy with things on your mind, places to go, adventures to see, and milestones I'm sure you are eager to meet. I love you my Judskey!

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After having my girly girl in April of 08, and spending oodles of money on one of a kind boutique, monogrammed clothing (with hairbows to match), I decided it was time to learn this trade myself before I went broke! I learned how to sew, embroider, and make hairbows in a matter of 3 months. What started as a hobby has turned into a dream come true. I quit my job as a teacher and now work from home when the little one sleeps. My life as a mommy and a boutique clothing designer/manufacturer/monogrammer is truly the best of both worlds!! I have big dreams for the future of my family and the future of SheShe Made. Thanks for joining me as I blog about the journey. Let me know if there is a bow or outfit you'd like custom made for you! Email me at and thanks for stopping by!

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