Living in a staged house isn’t quite like Arrested Development, but close.

22 Jan


The house is certainly the prettiest it’s ever looked, but all my books are packed away and most of my crafts placed inconveniently in the back of the guest room closet. There are barely any personal photos to find around the house and the garage is about to burst with “extra” furniture.

I left my sewing machine out but I either have to use my knee or one of my hands to press the foot pedal since it’s on an end table (that used to be Dave’s craft table when he was Walt’s age). I wanted to make some place mats for us to use at the kitchen table (to tie the room together!), and I must say that my little ones were quite helpful.

Sensing that I needed to accomplish something…

…Petra pre-warmed my fabric. While there was a sewing needle in it.

And Walt tried out the pedal for himself.

But yeah, the place mats did turn out great, and I got some chuckles in the process!


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