The Spotted Lamb

The Spotted Lamb Navigating motherhood and military life one stitch at a time. Ultimately, my goal is to connect with others in cyber land through my sewing, some of my thoughts translated into words, and hopefully a few laughs.

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Recipe: Homemade pumpkin puree

Oct 27, 2012
Recipe: Homemade pumpkin puree

When my boys were babies...well, younger babies that is, I made all of their baby food from scratch.  Not for any other reason than that they ate a TON of food -- I would have had to rob a bank to pay for the amount of store bought jarred baby food I would have...

ASD Research Fundraiser!

Oct 20, 2012
ASD Research Fundraiser!

I am teaming up with my wonderful friend Jill, over at AutismDeal.com to host an amazing fundraising opportunity for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research!  Jill is an amazing long-time friend, fellow military spouse, wonder-mom to two beautiful boys and recently earned her PhD in Psychology to boot!  In h

Pomp & Patchwork Reversible Runner

Oct 14, 2012
Pomp & Patchwork Reversible Runner

I was able to use the last of the Kaffe Fassett fabrics I order for this quilt, which I then used for this quilt, and finally turned into THIS b

It’s simple: handmade natural hot/cold packs

Oct 10, 2012
It’s simple: handmade natural hot/cold packs

Life is funny sometimes, isn't it?  Yesterday a friend of mine emailed to ask if I could sew her a couple of handmade hot/cold packs for her sons -- I had never attempted to make one before, but had saved the idea on one of my Pinterest boards a while back (by the way,...

Fall Fob

Oct 8, 2012
Fall Fob

I was at the fabric store the other day and just stood still, mesmerized by all of the amazing fall prints!!  One was better than the next!  I was particularly drawn to this one, and decided to make myself a new fall/winter fob for my keys!   

Recipe: Overnight blushing blueberry croissant casserole

Oct 6, 2012
Recipe: Overnight blushing blueberry croissant casserole

I had to rename this recipe....I mean, after all, how many times can you hear your kids and husband repeat 'this is amazing!' before you start to blush!?  I originally found this recipe for Baked Croissant Blueberry French Toast.  It looked nothing short of amazing, but when

Bento!

Sep 27, 2012
Bento!

Here is a picture of today's bento lunch -- breakfast!  

Recipe: Chewy peanut butter and maple bites

Sep 24, 2012
Recipe: Chewy peanut butter and maple bites

These are seriously better than candy!  I found

Unhook The Stars Quilt

Sep 23, 2012
Unhook The Stars Quilt

This is quickly turning into the quilt that could never be finished :)  As you can see, I finally finishe

Trix Birthday Treats

Sep 19, 2012
Trix Birthday Treats

This week is my daughter's 5th Birthday!  I can hardly believe it.... In celebration, I decided to combine a couple of ideas I found on Pinterest to create her own special treats to share at school: Trix Pop Treats!  Think Rice Crispy treat, meets Trix, meets Cake Pops :)