Moment of…Silence?

Today at 9:30 am there was to be a moment of silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. Our house is never really quiet with two boys under 2. It’s crazy over here! We participated by playing. I enjoyed a moment with my children. J1 was throwing a temper tantrum because he had to eat eggs for breakfast and J2 was jumping away in his bouncer. This is my perfect moment of the day.
Perfect you may ask. Yes perfect.
Those children will never get to whine about eating broccoli or ask how many more green beans before they can have ice cream. Those poor parents will never have the frustration, joy, happiness, and love that you feel at any given point during the day raising a child.
So yes even when both boys are crying, screaming, up all night I will always be grateful I get to be the one to handle their problems for now and the one to listen to their problems later.
I encourage you all to have a perfect moment today. Even if you pick the worst part of your day it’s still perfect because you are living it.


Bow ties and monkeys of the sock variety

I was asked to make some little man bow ties for a friend who ownsCharming Hearts Photography. Her son is having a sock monkey birthday party. Anyways I made a few bow ties for the sock monkeys too. Rediculously freaking adorable. I’m pretty excited about it…



ALSO… I emailed the company that I usually buy supplies from and very blatantly asked for free shit. As I told my mom, if you’re going to ask December is the month to get free shit. Well I must have been blunt enough because they are sending a box of free shit! All of which will be donated to the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital. The hospital has a little store open for parents who stay there with their children so they can shop for Christmas presents for their kids. Awesome idea and they will have plenty of headbands thanks to the Shabby Flower company. That email made my month literally.
Haley out…

Tutus for Tots!!!!

If you don’t already know my husband is in the Marine Corps. He has been working at a reserve station the past two years and has been heavily involved in Toys for Tots. I jumped on board this year with my new etsy shop and came up with Tutus for Tots!
I made a tutu that was inspired by the dress blues uniform. You know the sexy one :)….
Anyways, I’m selling these tutus and donating part of the proceeds to Toys for Tots. They are rediculously adorable!


Let’s Give! It is the season right?

I have tackled a few fundraisers at my online store, Anchors & Arrows. I have shabby flower Christmas headbands on sale right now. Every Christmas headband that is purchased I will give a headband to a little girl in cancer treatment. Please jump over there and check out the SPECIAL DELIVERY Christmas Headbands. I am really excited about this and the more you buy the more we give :).