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There's something about digging out the bag full of socks from deep within the recesses of the craft room. By the time I've found it, pulled out my favorite sock animal books, and gone and bought Polyfill. Well, by the time I've done all that, I can't make just the one sock animal I set out to make.

Elephant and Rabbit

So, I made an elephant for Ellery to replace the very tattered sock monkey we threw away during the move. And a rabbit for Anna. Because, how amazing were those stripey rainbow socks?

Bunny Face

Well, and then there were all these adorable baby socks at the bottom of the bag. I couldn't bear to throw them away when they grew out of them and I couldn't just leave them in the bag this time. Next thing I know, I've got a trio of mini sock monkeys on my hands.

Mini Sock Monkeys

Mini Sock Monkeys

Mini Sock Monkeys

Cuteness overload. I probably find them way more adorable because I remember little baby Anna in those stripey pink socks. And baby Ellery. And baby Sam in the others. Awww. OK, new train of thought before I end up spending the afternoon looking at old baby photos and digging through boxes of baby clothes.

Way exciting news- I am actually writing this blog post on our brand new computer! We've been making due for a long time with just the iPad. And, while I love the iPad with a fierce and burning passion, it is so nice to be using a full size keyboard and screen. Hopefully this equals more blogging with better pictures.


**nicke... said…
yayayayay!!! so glad you got a new computer and the little sock toys are adorable!

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