Welcome!Made in Brooklyn is my place to document my creative journey, from bread to babies, cards to cakes. You are welcome to come and join me for a while.
- I stopped teaching Kindergarten in 2005 to become the mom of two crazy boys here in Brooklyn. At first I thought being a stay at home mom meant that I needed to pour all my time and energy directly into my sons, but I realized somewhere along the way that being a rockstar mom meant not only taking good care of my boys, but also taking good care of myself. And taking good care of myself means pursuing something creative...just about everyday. I started Made In Brooklyn to motivate myself in my creative goals as well as share my work with others and perhaps inspire them in their own creative journeys.
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Category Archives: December Daily
Today I finally got all caught up on my December Daily and finished her up. :) Another Christmas recorded. The past two weeks have been all about illness. We’ve all taken turns with this bad, bad bug…high fevers, sore throats, … Continue reading
For the 19th I recorded our Santa story. Andrew was telling us “Santa is a fake!” “There is no Santa!” but also asking us if we thought there really was a Santa. So, I bought a book about the real … Continue reading
Man, I have not been on top of blogging lately! I feel like the things I would normally blog I’ve been recording in my December Daily and I feel silly posting that stuff twice! And…both my boys have the plague. … Continue reading
It’s getting thicker! I still have 10 days to get in there and I’m wondering if I’ll need larger rings to hold it all. :) For the 13th I recorded our nightly storytime which has taken a dramatic shift for … Continue reading
And three more days have been lived, recorded and added to the album. I used to have a hard time finding seasonal things to add for each day and stuck in a few “everyday” types of pages…well…that’s not really happening … Continue reading
Three more days of my December Daily, done! :) For the 7th, I recorded the Christmas tree skirt that I made last week. More on that in another post. ;) Dave was still away at his conference on Saturday the … Continue reading
This weekend I was able to put some more time into my December Daily. I prefer working on it in chunks, rather than a little every day. I like the perspective a few days gives me in what WAS really … Continue reading
Today I have the first three entries for my December Daily. December 1st took up three pages! :) It was definitely a 3 page day with my sister in town and our adventures in the city. See the black tape … Continue reading
Yesterday I started putting together the foundation of what will be my December Daily album. And it was so much fun. SOOO much fun. Usually I have a layout in mind that I repeat through the album…or a general setup … Continue reading