Let Me Explain…

Me; creating cozy clothes

Let Me Explain…

Creating Cozy Clothes

Hello! Thanks for visiting my blog! My name is Joanne and I am a stay-at-home mom to two daughters 12 and 14. I am married to a whip-smart, funny, and mischievous husband, Scott, who keeps me on my toes and never lets life get boring. Before our kids were born, I was a family physician and Scott is an endodontist. That’s root canals. Yup.

Lately I’ve been feeling like I am about to embark upon something new and recently it’s come into focus. I designed a line of cozy loungewear for women who want to be comfortable at home in something soft, cute, flattering and supportive. Here is where I will share my know-nothing journey into apparel production as I go about making my ideas materialize into something I can wear.

I am passionate about my downtime. This wasn’t always the case. Scott and I have been married 19 years, and at first I had no idea how to relax. Saturday would come and I’d say, “What do you want to do today?” From the couch, he’d say “this!” My skin would crawl. I just didn’t know how to have a recovery or leisure day. Well, I’ve learned well! You’ll never catch me hanging around at home in my jeans and underwire bra. Huh-uuuuh! As soon as I get home at the end of the day, I head straight to my closet to get into my cozy clothes. I live in them when I’m home.  But they aren’t perfect. I’m setting out to change that! Every year or so I search the internet to spruce up my at-home uniform and can’t find exactly what I’m looking for. I figure if I can’t find them, I’ll make them and maybe other ladies will like them too.

Because I have a life that goes in a million directions, my journey will be slow. To keep you awake, I’ll also post random things about decorating, woodworking, parenting, running a household, and anything else that strikes my fancy.

To leave me a comment, scroll all the way down to the “leave a reply” box at the very bottom of the page and type away.

It’ll be fun!


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  • Scott says:

    This is the only blog I read. This woman is amazing!

  • Bailey Jarrett says:

    Good job Mom!!! ?

  • Very nice first issue, Joanne! We think you’ll be very successful and have a lot of fun. We’ll be interested in following your progress. ??

  • Crissy says:

    Hooray for you! I am so impressed with all your endeavors! I’ll definitely keep checking in on your words of wisdom. 🙂

  • kelly J vogel says:

    Joanne we need to catch up. Lots of new a and exciting things happening for you. I am so excited for your new endeavor. Congrats on your award for your garlic mashed potatoes. You also need one for your sugar cookies.

  • Monica says:

    You’ve loved your cozy clothes as long as I’ve known you! ? Miss you! I think a reunion is in order! Canasta tournament?!

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