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I Swear I Am Not Making This Up

This is an update for my last post, “The Impossible Prom Dress” https://howhardcoulditbe.wordpress.com/2011/04/12/the-impossible-prom-dress/ So with prom only 2 days away, I realized that I had misscut the largest piece of the dress.  I went back to the fabric store and got … Continue reading

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The Impossible Prom Dress

Never before have I known so quickly that I was about to make a horribly bad decision.  We were in the fabric store flipping through the pattern books.  I had agreed to “help” my 16-yr-old sew her prom dress this … Continue reading

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Definition, Please: “Good Mother”

My mom is a cross between Martha Stewart and Florence Henderson.  She  made everything we ever ate and almost everything we wore from scratch.  Our home was always impeccably clean.  She was a Girl Scout leader and taught girls from the … Continue reading

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