I Owe It All to Mom {Heart Of Haiti}

My dear, sweet Mother.
I really owe all of Oopsey Daisy to my Mom.
She taught me what it means to be a mother.  A wife.  A teacher.  A creator.  A homemaker.  A friend. 

Growing up, creativity was not my strong suit.

My Mother's old Bernina sewing machine has always been her truest ally.  Believe it or not, I had to be forced to sit down and sew when I was a kid.  I had no patience for it!  Imagine my Mama's surprise when I asked her to help me make a quilt for my husband's Christmas gift just a few years ago?!
That sewing project was the beginning of all my creative endeavors, and truly the beginning of this lil' blog.  Many of the crafts I share can somehow be traced back to memories of crafty endeavors from my childhood. 

My Mom is still there to help me dream up new projects.  To fix my mistakes.  I can't tell you how many times she rips out my stitches for me because I wouldn't have the patience to finish otherwise.
In honor of our Moms, I am joining with Heart of Haiti to support a very worthy cause.
All of next week (May 3rd-8th), you can select a Mother's Day gift from this bright and happy shop for a Better World/Heart of Haiti collection and receive a 15% discount.  Just enter promo code "CLEVERGIRLS" to receive a discount at checkout.  What a beautiful way to provide hope this Mother's Day.
Thanks, Mom, for never giving up on this "Oopsey Daisy"!
I was selected for this very special “CleverHaiti” opportunity by Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity. All opinions are my own.
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  1. We really do have the best mom! Glad you now enjoy sewing, at least one of us can carry on that for mom.

  2. Thanks for your inspiring words about your Mom's creativity and how she taught you to make beautiful things … You're passing on this love by supporting the creative endeavors of the women of Haiti in their time of need. On their behalf, thank you!!! Happy Mom's Day!!

    ~Willa (co-founder, heart of haiti)

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