When my mom found out I was having a daughter last spring, she was all excited to pull out the little outfits she’d saved from when I was a baby. I have to admit I was not too excited about what I was sure would be some moldy, tattered, (very) outdated baby clothes. Well, Anabelle has finally grown into most of those outfits, and I have to say that I just love them. Some of them (like the orange dress, below) were handmade by my grandmother, who passed away about 8 years ago, and I love knowing that my daughter has some things that she made. In a time when everything – especially clothing – seems so disposable, I’ve been enjoying reusing these retro goodies, and I’m hoping to make some new clothes that will be worthy of saving for a next generation.