Category Archives: DIY

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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Suprise Windfall!! And a Question.

Every time my family goes to the eye doctor we complain about the smell. Now that is not a statement usually associated with eye doctors, true. However, our eye doctor is right next door to a store that sells cigars … Continue reading

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Quilting Progress – Just another quick post

    After a wonderful trip to visit many quilt-y family members I have returned and made it to another class. This time I added 2 borders and sandwiched all the pieces together. I also found out that bending over … Continue reading

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To Paint or Not to Paint…that is the question.

So I really like rocking chairs. Really. I could sit in them for hours and just contemplate life. Depending on the season a nice cup of hot tea or a nice cold glass of iced tea. Mmmm. I am on … Continue reading

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How does our garden grow.

When we moved into our new dream house the previous owners left us a little raised bed garden. For Mothers Day a fence was built around it, the beds weeded and turned and a few veggies planted. As you can … Continue reading

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