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Meow Monday: Sunshine

This weekend the sun appeared and temps in the high 60s felt glorious. Even though it’s supposed to rain again later this week and temps will dip back into the 50s, this weekend made me so excited for Spring. Walks every day, snacking and reading outside, hanging out with the cats on the porch… I… Continue reading Meow Monday: Sunshine

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High Five for Friday!

I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact!  Focusing on five little things that made me happy is my way of recapping the week and a reminder to stay grateful.    1 – Music City MQG 2016 Retreat. It was so nice to get away for the weekend, and leave everything else behind… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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2016 Music City MQG Retreat

Part 2 of the Music City Modern Quilt Guild Retreat: Sewing! Last week I shared the projects I was bringing with me, and today I’m sharing my progress. It was so much fun to see what everyone else was working on… and so inspiring! If you’re on instagram, you should definitely check out the hashtag… Continue reading 2016 Music City MQG Retreat

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Tennesee City Sights: Paris Landing State Park

The Music City Modern Quilt Guild Retreat last weekend at the Paris Landing State Park was a blast! We got lots of sewing done and enjoyed even more chatting/laughing/eating/drinking! I’m still getting my photos together of all the sewing I accomplished so I’ll save that for tomorrow. Today, here’s a look at the Paris Landing… Continue reading Tennesee City Sights: Paris Landing State Park

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Meow Monday: Cats of Instagram, Part 27

Just got back from the quilting retreat at Paris Landing with my Music City MQG peeps – lots of pics to come, don’t worry! But today it’s back to work… and an Instagram update on my two little #catsofinstagram. This batch sums up my fall and winter… packing and moving! Happy Monday!      … Continue reading Meow Monday: Cats of Instagram, Part 27

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High Five for Friday!

I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact!  Focusing on five little things that made me happy is my way of recapping the week and a reminder to stay grateful. 1 – Planning. I am so excited for the quilting retreat hosted by my MQG this weekend! I’m carpooling with a friend to… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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#TBT: Family Yearbooks

In 2012 I made my first “family yearbook” inspired by Pinterest, and that project became one of my most popular posts! I made two yearbooks – 2010 and 2011 – chronicling our first two years in San Francisco. And for 2015, I finally made another! Pics below, but first some Throwback Thursday action. Here’s what… Continue reading #TBT: Family Yearbooks

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Planning for Paris…

… Landing, that is. My guild is hosting a quilting retreat at Paris Landing this weekend, and I’m super excited! I’m taking Friday off work, and we’ll have all that afternoon and night, all day Saturday, and one last half day on Sunday to sew like crazy. We’re staying in cabins so it will be… Continue reading Planning for Paris…

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The Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch: January

This is my third year to work on a year-long cross stitch project, and the second year to play along with the mystery stitch-along month by month. Stitching Once Upon a Time in 2014 and Woodland Creatures in 2015 were both so much fun – it’s addictive! In 2016 I’m joining the Pumpkins on an adventure… Continue reading The Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch: January

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Meow Monday: Valentines

We decided Tali’s birthday should be celebrated on Valentine’s Day because she loves love. She is the sweetest cat ever! Cora was pretty sweet this weekend, too. It was too cold to feel up to doing anything outside, but the cats didn’t seem to mind one bit.   Hope you all got lots of love… Continue reading Meow Monday: Valentines