Todays post is such a worthy read! This was written by a very dear friend and fellow graduate. Mike, thank you for letting me share this-something everyone needs to read. Losing a parent by Mike Schmaus “I don’t think there’s anything that can prepare you to lose a parent. It’s a larger blow in adulthood… Continue reading Life after you lose a parent
My Godson Nate fell in love with the girl of his dreams and I could not have been more thrilled! Of course I was going to make them a wedding quilt!… for my Godson…. and I became very nervous, it had to be some kind of amazing.
The following post is woven with love, words and pictures from a recent card and quilt sent to our beautiful Niece fighting an unexpected stage 4 cancer. This is Craig’s very first Niece and such an amazing doll! She and her wonderful husband Bill are National swing dance teachers and are loved and admired by… Continue reading My Dearest Shannon,
Here in Minnesota we loooove us some Paul Bunyan and Babe…
I am over the moon excited today to feature my Daughter Chelsie’s very first post here on Mama Carp! After the new siding and windows were installed we stood back and were thrilled to see the exterior transformation of a house that needed some love. Yet, my dad still wasn’t impressed. It was missing something…… Continue reading Cute as a Bug’s Ear… Flip #8-Chelsie & Ryan’s Renovation
This past Wednesday was a very big day in the Carpenter family! Allie and I went to the airport for a very special arrival, 4 baby Persians!!! Introducing my two new babies- Mercedes Josephine (Sadie Jo) Maxwell Vespurr (Max) And, Allie’s two new girls- Miss Gabanna (Gabby) And Lulu Chanel (Sweet Lu) Our family knew… Continue reading Four New Purrfect Babies!!!
Of course I couldn’t wait to make something special for my girls college roommate Amber! Baby gifts are my favorite ❤
My Husband Craig sent this message to our Daughter Allie last August. She loved his message so much she shared it on Facebook and it received such a beautiful response. I included the response from our oldest Daughter Chelsie as well. I hope in light of the recent world news that his words can give… Continue reading Words Of Encouragement
This sawtooth wedding ring pattern is from the very talented Judy Niemeyer entitled Art Deco. I had the pleasure of making this for the newly married Mr. & Mrs. Bauer.
First and foremost-I want to wish all of you Moms a very Happy Mother’s Day! I’ve always believed that every woman’s heart has the innate ability to love, protect and care with amazing compassion and empathy. I celebrate you all and the loves of your life whether it be kids, animals, nieces or nephews. Being… Continue reading My Take on Motherhood