Friday, June 24, 2016


Staci and her husband Jon recently had their first child, Parker Scott.  He was born on May 16, 2016 and we all love him so!  With a new baby, parents need lots of necessities but they also should have some fun, helpful items (that grandma didn't have when her kids were little).

So I found an easy to follow and quick to come together tutorial for a car seat canopy by Chelsea at Life With My Littles.  The hyperlink there will take you right to her photos and tutorial so you can make your own car seat canopy!  Jon mentioned that since they have been using the canopy, Parker seems to rest better while in the seat--maybe it cuts down on light or distractions?

I bought my fabric at JoAnn's and found some cute flannel material.  Actually, I found a LOT of cute flannel material but I couldn't buy it all lol.

I used a zigzag stitch for my top stitch.

These are so simple to make and I am glad I found Chelsea's tutorial!  I am going to make another one soon for Parker.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Handmade Christmas--12 bloggers. 12 blogs

Don't forget to stop by our year-long Handmade Christmas Blog Hop!  We have handmade items with easy-to-follow tutorials so you can make your own! Twochicksandamom will share in August and it's gonna be cute lol.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Funtastic Friday #80

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It has been warm but a bit windy here in Nevada.   Mom and chicks are separated again--Staci in Alaska for the summer, Ali in Southern California with friends, and me here in Nevada.  We do have a good time when together, tho.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

 Welcome aboard to Wonderful Wednesday!  We here at twochicksandamom had a nautical-themed baby shower for little Parker this past week--photos to come!

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Two Uses Tuesday #85

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Do ants have you in a tizzy? Check out a few ways to get rid of ants, some of them are natural ways!

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Looking for a healthy cookie/treat? These remarkable rainforest cookies use natural sweeteners and healthy fats in place of tradition butter laden ones.

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Do you have a command station in your home? Does it need to tell the troops what's for dinner? Glean some inspiration from this DIY magnetic menu planning board.

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