Category Archives: Life


I said goodbye to my little buddy this week.  He was my constant companion in the sewing room. And every time I sat in my chair, he plopped himself next to me. He was with us for nearly 16 years. … Continue reading

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This and That Saturday

This has been catch up week. First on the agenda this week was putting away all the decorations. I’m amazed that this glass ornament has survived all these years! Since I haven’t been sewing much, I thought I’d share some … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Stairway to Heaven

I finished this quilt, made from my dad’s shirts in time to give it to my mom for Christmas. I was a little surprised to realize most of his shirts were darker colors. Then my sister reminded that it was … Continue reading

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We’ve had such a good time with family and I hate to see them head home! Daughter #2 left yesterday and #1 Son and his two boys leave tomorrow. We made the most of our time though and made some … Continue reading

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My kids are home. My son flew in from Arizona with his two boys this week. Daughter #2 arrived last night from Texas. Daughter #3 and her hubby arrived in town from the west side of the state last night. … Continue reading

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This past year has been one of the most stressful of my life. And yet, I have so very much to be thankful for. I got to spend several months with my precious grandsons in Arizona. Beautiful Daughter #2 came … Continue reading

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They’re here!

Daughter #2 arrived very early Sunday morning after she and her BF drove straight through from Texas with the grand doggies. After a little craziness in the beginning, everyone is settling in just fine. Here is Winnie on the left … Continue reading

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