Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy Belated Birthday to ME!

My hubby, super handy and most wonderful guy, gave me a gift certificate to my local quilt store for my birthday earlier in the month. $100 to spend on myself for quilting. Wowsa. I had to think about it for … Continue reading

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Joining the Ranks… (My first quilt!)

Originally posted on musicalgumball:
The house is being taken over by quilting… stuff. Which isn’t a bad thing, actually. I even tried a quilting project of my own today. My mom gave me a few pointers about the quilting, and…

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Happy Anniversary

We have had 365 sleeps in our new house! 1 whole year. πŸ™‚ We have had some bumps along the way. A broken furnace. Bats in our Belfry. And who could forget the Taming of the Shrew! And we have … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

I recently told you about my thrilling teacup find. (Thrilling tale here) πŸ™‚ That got me to thinking. People are dropping these treasures off at Salvation Army because they don’t want them any longer. What if I reached out and … Continue reading

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New Pressing Board

My father in law gifted me with the pieces to make a new pressing board for my quilting. (For those of you who don’t quilt, it is a real pain in the patootie to iron on a regular board. Things … Continue reading

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Super Quick Quilt Update

Christmas is coming and my presents need to be going! I finished this little mat today. πŸ™‚ It really shouldn’t have taken me months to do it, but I got distracted with all my other projects! I hope she likes … Continue reading

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Teacups, Grandmas and such a DEAL!

My Grandma has a wonderful teacup collection. None of the cups match. They are all Fine Bone China. I ADORE my Grandmas collection. She brings them out when she has her church ladies over for dessert. All the granddaughters love … Continue reading

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The Stockings Were Hung by the Chimney with Claire…

Remember the beautiful wall my sister-in-law painted for me? Click here to read more. Well those lovely trees got a Christmas make over today. And you know that saying “The stockings were hung by the chimney with care.”? Well somewhere … Continue reading

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