New items!!

kw by kaci welch now carries military wreaths!
Show your military pride with this custom-made wreath
Check out our Facebook page to order one today

New item in my shop!!

'Proud Grandparents'

Also, wishing you had a hairbow for your little cheerleader? Can't find the right team? Every kw by kaci welch bow is custom-made - even the most obscure sports team can be made!
New bows in my shop!

438 DAYS

That's how long it's been since I last updated this blog.

A lot has happened since then:
- We moved back to the US from Korea
- Moved to Las Vegas, NV
- Got a swimming pool! oh yeah!
- Oh, and had a BABY!! Here she is:

(that's K in all her squishy teeny-tiny-baby-ness)

So, I think you can understand my absence!
Here's what brought me back though - COOKIES!

I just made an awesome batch of Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip cookies (yes, that's all ONE cookie) and had to share! The recipe comes from the awesomeness over at Evil Shenanigans!

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe by Evil Shenanigans
Makes 2 dozen-ish

1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter (I used Skippy)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 cup AP flour
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 cups quick cooking oats (I only had rolled oats, so I used that - turned out fine)
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (I only had milk chocolate chips (random), turned out great)

1. Heat the oven to 375F and line two baking sheets with parchment paper (I used a baking sheet with a Silpat - LOVE that thing!)
2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, using the paddle attachment, cream the butter and both the sugars on medium-low speed until well mixed but not light and fluffy.  Add the peanut butter and mix until well blended.  Add the egg and vanilla and mix until well combined.
3. In a medium bowl combine the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon.  Whisk until well combined.
4. Add the dry ingredients to the bowl of the mixer and, on low speed, mix until most of the dry ingredients are combined.  Add the oats and chips and mix them in on low speed, or by hand.
5. Scoop the cookies on to the prepared pan by rounded tablespoons.  Bake for 9-12 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly browned and puffed.
6. Cool on the pan for 3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.


Hope to be back soon - until then, have a great day!


Big Butt Baby Pants

Got a new pattern yesterday and had to try it out right away!
Pattern designed by Rae Hoekstra of made-by-rae.com

1st Birthday ruffles

My friend Ashley's daughter Lexi turned 1!! I made her a ruffle-butt romper to celebrate the occasion!


Untitled by armywifeontheprairie
Untitled, a photo by armywifeontheprairie on Flickr.

My friend Kate is moving to Alaska where little Lincoln will be born in September - had to send her away with this cute onesie I made!


About Me: A-Z

Who doesn't love a little quiz? Here's me: A-Z.

A. Age: 26...for a couple weeks anyway :D
B. Bed size: Currently we sleep like the Flintstones: 2 Twins!!! It's hysterical, but it works - can't wait to get a king soon though!
C. Chore that you hate: I'm a terrible homemaker. Dishes are the worst by far - that's why Jeff does them!
D. Dogs: Love them!! Especially my sweet pup Oakley!
E. Essential start to your day: Checking of the email - I'm an addict
F. Favourite color: Pink!
G. Gold or Silver: Strictly silver...make that white gold...or platinum
H. Height: 5'2" = Fun-size!
I. Instruments you play: I used to play piano but it's long gone. sorry mom!
J. Job title: Armywife! haha, hope to switch that to Armywife AND Teacher soon, but we'll see.
K. Kids: Not yet.
L. Live: life to the fullest ;)
M. Mother's name: Sandi
N. Nicknames: I don't really have nicknames, it's weird. Jeff calls me cupcake sometimes when he's making fun of me, that's about it.
O. Overnight hospital stays: None, my insurance company should really send me a gift.
P. Pet peeve: Too many to count.
Q. Quote from a movie: "We get it, you love to color!"
R. Right or left handed: Right.
S. Siblings: Just my 'little' bro Cheech!
T. Time you wake up: Whenever I feel like it! Usually when Jeff wakes up for work
U. Underwear: Yes?  I have no idea what this question is asking.
V. Vegetable you hate: Not a fan of pea pods, corn in things (it's good by itself though!), or brussel sprouts
W. What makes you run late: I blame it on Oakley but I am always late and have no idea why
X. X-Rays you've had: I think just my teeth!
Y. Yummy food that you make: Brownies. I don't cook, I just bake.
Z. Zoo animal: I really like penguins and sea lions, but I always want to rescue them.


All Dressed Up!

Close Up by armywifeontheprairie
Close Up, a photo by armywifeontheprairie on Flickr.

Jeff and I went to the 501st Sustainment Brigade Ball this weekend...so much fun!


My little helper

Fabric Find 4.27.2011

'Safari Adventure'

3 yds. 3000₩

Fabric Find 4.27.2011

Robert Kaufman 'Metro Cafe'

2 yds. 3000₩

Fabric Find 4.27.2011

Multi cars (56" wide)

3 yds. 4000₩


Fabric Find 4.26.2011

Red/white/pink hearts textured cotton

2 yds. 7000₩

Fabric Find 4.26.2011

Robert Kaufman 'Glam Gardens'

3 yds. 3000₩

Fabric Find 4.26.2011

Multi Giraffe Heavyweight Cotton
2 yds. 7000₩

Fabric Find 4.26.2011

Multi polka dots by armywifeontheprairie
Multi polka dots, a photo by armywifeontheprairie on Flickr.

1 yd 3000W



Celebrity by armywifeontheprairie
Celebrity, a photo by armywifeontheprairie on Flickr.

Oakley was getting more attention than the cherry blossoms!

my boys 4.23.11

  by armywifeontheprairie
, a photo by armywifeontheprairie on Flickr.


New fabric 4.25.11

  by armywifeontheprairie
, a photo by armywifeontheprairie on Flickr.

4 yards of Vera Bradley paisley striped cotton

Fun at the Cherry Blossom Festival

  by armywifeontheprairie
, a photo by armywifeontheprairie on Flickr.

Well, we were having fun anyway. O just wanted to take a nap.

New shoes!!!

  by armywifeontheprairie
, a photo by armywifeontheprairie on Flickr.

love them!!