We needed a model that would fit into a size 3 dress and naturally I thought of my almost 7 year old. I don't call her Shrimp for nothing.
This shop sample needed to be blogged on The Quilt Barn blog (I blog over there) and a sundress on a hanger just isn't as cute.
Of course she was very happy to oblige my request to be a Barn Chicklette model (we call ourselves Barn Chicks at work). The above photo is her "this is how models pose" pose.
We are getting in to a good groove with the new school year. Mia, now 13 has braces (and the changes in 3 months are nothing short of a miracle) and is a cheerleader. Ava, now 9, is a very bright and creative girl. And Nuala is still a free spirit. Almost 7 she has a huge gap with her missing teeth and always keeps me on my toes.
My girls are my life and the days they aren't here are still tough but I am learning to enjoy the quiet and time to myself. I am feeling the desire to blog more. Fall is here, my favorite time of the year, and I am feeling renewed and optimistic