Time for an update on our new house journey… … this month has flown by! In July, the permits finally got sorted out, but with lots of rain it seemed to take the entire month of August to finally get started. I’m crossing my fingers for good building weather from now on. My mama visited… Continue reading Foundation to Finished: August 2015
Another High Five for Friday! I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact! I love the idea of focusing on five little things that made me happy… definitely a fun way to recap the week and stay grateful. 1 – Mama Mia. It’s always great to see my mama, especially when… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
It’s been a year since I decided to start reading all the Newbery Medal winners and join in the Nerdbery Challenge via the Mr. Schu Reads blog. So it seems like a good time for an update! The main goal is to keep it stress-free: no time limit, no pressure to read every single book on the… Continue reading #Nerdbery Update!
Not much going on this week, since I didn’t work on anything over the weekend, so here’s a quick update 🙂 Woodland Creatures Cross Stitch Not sure I’ll pull this one off before the end of August (how is September next week already?!) but I love the little skunk and toadstools. …… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
Last November my parents drove up to attend the Nashville Patient Education Symposium hosted by Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), and another program was hosted this past weekend. My mom was able to come along, which is always helpful to have another pair of ears to process the information. These education programs are… Continue reading Nashville City Sights: CCFA Symposium (Again!)
Thanks for the comments over the weekend… and now it’s time to announce the winner… drum roll please… The random number generator says the lucky winner is: Comment #5, Tiruba Tuba! I hope Janis and Charlie love their new stockings! Thanks for playing along, everyone, and thanks again to Lindsay for offering her pattern for… Continue reading Holly Jolly Stockings Giveaway Winner!
Another High Five for Friday! I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact! I love the idea of focusing on five little things that made me happy… definitely a fun way to recap the week and stay grateful. 1 – Show and Tell. The monthly Music City MQG meeting is always a… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
Guess who’s ready for the holidays early this year?! This girl. It’s all thanks to Lindsay of Lindsay Sews and Craft Buds! I recently tested her new pattern, and now the Holly Jolly Stocking pattern has been released. (Find the pattern on Craftsy here!) (Sign up for Lindsay’s Newsletter to get the pattern for free!) (Find… Continue reading Holly Jolly Stockings + A Giveaway!
Another weekly update on my current WIPs 🙂 Scrap Stars Mini Quilt The top of this mini has come together and I just need to quilt it. I was thinking of hand quilting it but now I’m having second thoughts… or at least thinking of machine quilting a grid and maybe hand quilting the center… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
The 16th marked my fifth blogiversary… wow! The past five years have chronicled my “adult” life… from starting as a newly married librarian, to my health saga with thyroid cancer and Crohn’s Disease, living in San Francisco for three years, way too many pictures of my cats, the move to Tennessee last year, and a… Continue reading 5th Blogiversary!