I could have titled this post differently. I could have called it, "How to Get Everyone at the Dealership to Talk to You!" I waited quite a while for my car to be fixed yesterday, and while I was waiting, I made it to my last resort project, binding this quilt! While I worked, I … Continue reading Binding A Nine Patch
Working on a little bit of hand binding tonight! I hope you have time to sew this weekend!
I love my husband. And, I know that he loves me. I'm secure in that knowledge. One of the many reasons we are both secure in our marriage is that we make the other person a priority. Let's face the facts, life is busy. Other things crowd into our lives at a furious pace. How … Continue reading Marriage 101-Priorities
Declutter. Organize. Simplify. Whatever you call it, this urge to live a little more simply hits us hard in January, does it? It's a new year, and as such, we aim for the fence. Nothing wrong with that, I promise. But, I'm giving myself some grace this decluttering "season". I've chosen one area that I … Continue reading Declutter-One Space at a Time
Donation Bins. They are the best friend and worst enemy of charity programs across the globe. What a treasure trove of cast off fabrics, a holding tank for possibilities! Only, they are heavy, clunky, and miserable to tote around. They require storage above and beyond the unfortunate quilter's own fabric stash! While heading a QOV … Continue reading Donation Bin Drab to Fab
"Methinks it is a token of healthy and gentle characteristics, when women of high thoughts and accomplishments love to sew; especially as they are never more at home with their own hearts than while so occupied." ~ Hawthorne Sewing. I hope the art isn't dying. In fact, I'm teaching my girls to sew just to … Continue reading So Occupied
Lessons learned from 2016..... Know thyself. I came off a particular medication early in the year and it messed me up properly. I knew better, but my doctor was convinced. I was right, and she has since "moved on" from the practice. I had a rough summer as a result, and now, I'll stick to … Continue reading Reflections on 2016
'Tis the season to be planning! Fa la la la la la.....la la la la. Tonight I'm planning my quilting goals for the year. I have a couple of ongoing projects, and a new item to start. Otherwise, I have 12, count them, 12 quilts waiting to be sandwiched and made into actual quilts. Since there … Continue reading A Quilt a Month
No matter what you're homemaking duties may hold, at some point you are going to be dealing with money. In fact, one of the number one reasons for divorce is money, so it really is worth studying to find out how to do it right! In my travels and experience as a bookkeeper for our … Continue reading Financial Freedom
Here's what I'm sewing tonight! I hope you have a wonderful evening!