Nora J
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Jimmetta Carpenter commented on Nora J's group 'Personal Blogs'
"Hello everyone, I haven’t been here in a while so Happy New Year and I hope that everyone is getting their year off to a good start.  I have been very busy working on multiple projects but I have new posts that I would love for you guys…"
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Cristi Wuenschel replied to Nora J's discussion 'List of Personal Blogs!' in the group Personal Blogs
"Hi! My name's Cristi. I blog at dysfunctionally-functional.  I mostly blog about scrapbooking, mixed media & art journaling, organizing, pregnancy, and now - the little guy.  "
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I am a stay at home mom who just started a blog about my wardrobe, or what used to be of my wardrobe. I am going to go through the "I will fit into those again one day" prebaby clothes that are STILL boxed up, and cut/hem/alter them to fit into my new wardrobe. I am not sure how it will work out, but it should be one fun or frustrating journey. One that I am going to share!

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New post after some time off!

Posted on November 29, 2010 at 4:52pm 0 Comments

I had taken some time off of blogging to deal with some personal family

issues. Now that I am back to blogging, I thought I would share a dress I

made out of two dresses (today's post.) I will be wearing this to a

wedding in a couple weeks.

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

This is how I made it:…


Just wanted to say...

Posted on September 10, 2010 at 9:52pm 0 Comments

Have a wonderful weekend!! :)

Turned this muumuu into an off the shoulder tunic for$3!

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

This is my 5th successful re-purposed item! And it only cost me $3 TOTAL!

More in the works :)…


Old Dress to New Apron

Posted on August 23, 2010 at 1:50pm 1 Comment

Here is my second recycled item. I dug through my pile and found this dress and was able to turn the dress that I have had for over 5 years into a double layered skirt apron. I love the flower print and the fluffiness of the layers. I ran into a problem with the tie, but managed to make it work out.

Here is the before picture:

and here is the after:…


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At 12:47am on June 19, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)

Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help

At 8:49pm on March 11, 2011, missy Varner gave Nora J a gift
At 8:49pm on March 11, 2011, missy Varner said…


My name is Missy and I am also a member of the Mom Bloggers Club.  I have a blog,  and I also run the blog hop network.

I wanted to let you know that I am following you,  and hoping when you get a chance you can follow me back.  I also want to invite you to join my groups, The Blog Hop Network, Beauty Bloggers, and Children's businesses.  Also, I would love to place a link to your site on my blog if you want to do the same with my blog on yours. Please let me know by sending me an email regarding this and it has been nice meeting you via the web.


At 1:38pm on December 17, 2010, Francesca Nishimoto said…

Thanks! Your blog is amazing! I can't sew to save my life, so I envy your skills. And I'm not that creative anyway.

At 11:47pm on December 11, 2010, Kim of Mo'Betta said…

Thanks for the welcome, I went on vacation and got so far behind on email!  I just checked out your blog and now following.  I love it! You are so talented!!

At 10:04pm on December 10, 2010, Sasha said…

Nice Job. Love the after anyday. I've just started refashioning and it's so fun and relaxing until the machine jams.

At 1:55pm on December 7, 2010, Jen Carl said…
Thanks!!! Have a great holiday:)
At 10:35pm on November 30, 2010, Sarah BB said…
Thanks Nora! Now following you and would appreciate the follow back at Great dress merge above!
At 9:40pm on November 30, 2010, Nataly Vidales said…
Thanks Nora! Great blog... soo creative. I followed you do you mind following me back
At 6:46pm on November 30, 2010, shannon johnson said…
Thank you for the welcome. I am now following you through facebook.

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