Saturday was a fun-filled day for us. We spent the day at Virginia and Nevada Cities with our oldest son, his son and his new fiancé . Me, being the quilt magnet that I am, discovered a few treasures that were tucked away so as only a trained quilters eye might notice them. My first… Continue reading Virginia and Nevada Cities!
Several weeks ago, My husband and I were discussing some way which I could earn a modest income while working from home. Since I have the capabilities to create and sell human and animal portraits, it was decided that I should try my hand at art again. I’ve done it before and we thought that… Continue reading Inspired by Stephanie
My mind and my hands cannot be still for very long. For weeks now I have been planning to make a cover for my fireplace mantle that had a painted elephant on it. Yesterday I began the project by drawing out the design. My life has been so filled with stress for the past 12 years… Continue reading New Project
Yesterday was a peaceful day filled with decluttering, cleaning and sewing. I was able to remove all the white thread from my mistake the day before and re-quilt the area using the intended colors. Once that was finished I moved on to one side of the quilt. This time I am playing it safe and… Continue reading Moving right along…
I simply cannot explain it. Every time I get close to completing a section of this heart quilt, I get a nagging feeling that it wants to transform itself into something else. I have finished the top and side borders (or so I thought) and I started working on the bottom border today. I was feeling… Continue reading Heart Quilt Update
Several weeks ago Mark and I were at Home Depot and we stopped in the cleaning isle to look at new brooms. Mine was getting a bit ragged and I wanted to price some new ones. I had three choices as to the type of broom: Push broom, Corn Broom, or angled broom. The angled… Continue reading House cleaning basics: The Broom
Cheap or Frugal… that is the question. When I was growing up I didn’t know what being poor was. Everyone we knew, both family and friends, all seemed to live the same way and have the same stuff. We all had the same problems too. If a clothes washer broke, you fixed it. If you… Continue reading Cheap or Frugal?