Postpartum Pad pattern coming up!

Postpartum Pad Pattern coming soon! This postpartum pad pattern makes it easy and cheap to make your own soft, comfortable, and absorbent postpartum pads. After countless hours of ideas, research and trials,  I have come up with a new idea – a new postpartum pad pattern. It will be available soon (hopefully next week) on

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How to make bra extenders for free or cheap!

In this tutorial, I show you how to make bra extenders for free or super cheap. I needed a bra extender (pregnancy can be crazy on the clothes) and I figured out how to make one! Make one for free or for significantly less then store bought bra extenders. Step 1. Determine what bras you need extenders

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Free Diaper Insert Pattern (template)

Cloth diaper inserts don’t have to be expensive. Make your own diaper inserts and diaper soakers with this free diaper insert pattern! If you make your own diaper inserts for pocket cloth diapers, it will save you a ton of money! I have had quite a few questions on what type of fabric to make

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Pregnancy support belt – make a sewing pattern?

Lately I’ve been wondering about pregnancy support belts. I’ve looked for sewing patterns online and I can’t find any…so I think I should make a pregnancy support belt pattern!As my comfort in this pregnancy decreases, I am finding that I would LOVE to have an ‘extra set of hands’ holding my belly up. I think

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It’s SNOWING sale

I realize that my Michigan snow is coming from hurricane Sandy….however it still gets me all excited!I wanted to share my excitement with my readers –From October 31-November 4th, Use coupon code ITSSNOWING and get 35% off of your entire order at www.mammacandoit.com woot!

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How to make a Pregnancy Pillow

Making a pregnancy pillow is easy when you have a pregnancy pillow pattern! Get comfortable regardless of how far along in the pregnancy you are. Support your head, neck, upper back, lower back, hips, chest and growing tummy with ONE pillow instead of 5. When I was designing this pregnancy pillow pattern, I researched the most popular

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Best and easiest hummus receipe ever

With cold and flu season ready to take over my household, I try to add garlic to everything I cook…but the best cold fighter is RAW garlic. I don’t know about you, but raw garlic tastes TERRIBLE to me…that is unless it is in hummus! Hummus is a wonderful snack. Packed with protein and germ

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How to add length to jeans

Today I spent some time mending in my sewing room. One of the things I had to do was add length to a pair of my daughters jeans. I had previously hemmed them, but when her legs finally grew into them she had ruined the chance of removing the hem by wearing down the back

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Uses for vinegar

A couple nights ago my daughter woke up in a pile of puke. Yuck. For many moms this would be the start of an incredibly YUCKY experience that will stain sheets or carpeting (smell and visual stain). After I quickly cleaned it up and put her back to bed, I laid in my own bed

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – Stash away recipe

Yesterday I wanted some cookies. I kept putting it off because it’s a pain to make them…I only have two cookie sheets and my favorite recipe uses 4. Then I started to think…what if I could only make one cookie sheet full of cookies at a time – like the Pillsbury cookie logs? That would be convenient. I

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