Jonah’s B-day

Jonah turn 2…yeah the dreaded Terrible Two’s, he is in great health and Happy. We started potty training more aggressively right after his birthday. Now he let me know he has to go….well most of the times. We didn’t do a big celebration, but he had 4 cakes. A Blue’s Clues Cake Mommy and Daddy bought him on his day; his aunt made him a Cupcake the Friday on that week. On Saturday my mother got him another cake and a couple of my husband Continue reading →

DMC Variations

I finally got my hands on these threads. My husband surprise me tonight after coming back from his class at A.C. Moore with these He make sure I didn’t have this among all the overdye and hand dye in my stitching area. The therads are top noch DMC quality and soft as the regular contton threads. Of course quality control (Jonah) have to come and make sure they where the real deal, before going to bed. I already have a project ready to be stitch Continue reading →

Monday Mail

I just received my Secret Santa Present form my FALOCS yahoo group I still don’t know who she is since she didn’t ID herself on the card she wrote me.Thank you I also received from Debra of my ILCS group the followingThis is he present to me from her for being an active partipant in the group and for my B-day.Thanks you Debra

Birthday’s and Hair Cut

This past Saturday we went to PA to celebrate my grandmothers and my Brother in law birthday.I also got my aunt to finally cut my hair. She cut it shorted that I expected, but the 13 braid is going to be donated to Locks of Love.I will be uploding picture of my new hair do and the braid soon.

Family Picnic 2006

At our Third Annual Family Barbecue, the highlight of the day was my son’s first Carjacking. He wander off while in the care of his grandmother and went to another Barbecue pit in the park and climb into the car toy of the kid in that family. These are the woman of my family minus my Twin Sister and My Little sister. All the Kids in top of my husband.

Carrie’s Threads

I received in the mail today my first order of Carrie’s Threads, which I am planning to start using for future desings. They are very lovely and soft. They been put on a ring to hand on my shelf with the rest of my over dyes.

The Three

  Hello and welcome to Desafío In The City! My name is Letty. I live in Briarwood, NY with my husband/best friend, Jonathan, and our son, Jonah, who just happens to be the apple of our eyes. The name Desafío means challenge in Spanish. I love finding new ways to make our home fun and beautiful while spending as little money as possible.  This often involves revamping dollar store items or re-purposing things I find around the house. You will find a little bit of Continue reading →