I wanted to share a wall hanging mini quilt I made using a free pattern from a gal I know from the quilt industry…..Melissa Lunden! Such a humble and talented gal; Melissa has some seriously beautiful patterns. Her “Quilted American Flag” was so easy to put together and really looks amazing hanging up or draped… Continue reading Red, White & Blue
I had been wanting to make a growth chart of some kind for awhile…fabric, wood…I didn’t necessarily have a preference…but something that would be a keeper and I could hang in my home and enjoy seeing each time I passed by. Well, if you happen to browse Etsy, you may have noticed a gal’s shop,… Continue reading Growth Chart
It’s almost Derby time!!! Woohoo! Time to break out the pretty sundress, large hats, or Fascinators! But what exactly is a Fascinator? Well my friends….read on and you shall find out! A fascinator hat is a small ornamental headpiece that fits on the head using an alice-band-type base or headband or even a small comb.… Continue reading How fascinating….
A lot has happened since I last logged on to my blog page….and I thought it time to start fresh, update my page and write a new post….I won’t bore you with the details…I’d prefer to move on, and bury those wounds. Pick myself up, dust myself off and remember only the good…..for life is… Continue reading Spring…a time of rebirth
Yesterday was a rough day…..it marked the year anniversary since we had to put our dog, Max down. January 23, 2015. The hardest day of my life. 15 years ago we adopted him from the Boulder pound. He was just an 8 week old pup….our first baby….our everything. I still can’t believe he’s gone. What… Continue reading Best Friends….
I received this issue of Martha Stewart Magazine in the mail the other day and couldn’t wait to make this recipe*…..and when I get a hankering for something tasty, it generally doesn’t go away…so I thought “Hey, it should be a fun baking session with my girls!” My husband has made soft pretzels a handful… Continue reading Soft Pretzels
It’s pretty obvious we live in a time where almost everything you could want or need is located close by or able to be delivered by mail. But sometimes, despite the fact something as simple as a pillowcase, something we use every day without giving it a second thought, could be such a joy to… Continue reading Pillowcase Please!