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 was so much fun – it’s addictive! In 2016 I’m joining the Pumpkins on an adventure around… Continue reading The Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch: May
Happy Memorial Day! My parents came to visit this weekend and headed home yesterday. It was definitely a working weekend, with projects galore from car shopping to furniture buying to art hanging – and plenty more to come! Sam got a power tool as an early Father’s Day present – with free lessons from a… Continue reading Meow Monday: Working Weekend
Today I’m sharing the five highlights from my trip to Chicago – it’s always fun to have a birthday in a new place and Chicago was a great destination. There was so much to do and see, we didn’t get to half of it. More pics coming next week! 1 – Architecture Boat Tour. I… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
Home again from our quick trip to Chicago – we saw a lot, walked a lot, and ate a lot! For once I didn’t schedule any posts ahead of time and I’m taking it easy for the rest of the week too. I’ll be back for some highlights from the trip on Friday, with more pics… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
This week has been a bit of a roller coaster, with sad news from friends heavy on my mind. Somehow life keeps going on even when it seems so unfair. Today I’m sending lots of love to my friends, and still focusing on five things to be grateful for this week. 1 – Craft South… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
Lately there have been so many great eBook deals that my Kindle app is overflowing. Bookbub is always a great source for deals under $2.99 and I recently started subscribing to Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Daily Kindle Deals newsletter which has brought even more deals my way, even audiobooks. (Other favorite sources for free/cheap books here!) But even… Continue reading To Read List
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch I picked up the Passport project again – this month we are visiting Greece! I wasn’t super excited about how this month’s portion looked at first, but I have a feeling it will grow on me as the months keep coming… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
Over two years ago, we moved from San Francisco, CA to Franklin, TN and settled right in. Living in SF was an adventure, but I never felt at home there like I did as soon as we landed here. In March 2014 I shared my first City Sights post from TN, First Impressions. One of… Continue reading Franklin City Sights: Downtown Stroll
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 – Mother’s Day. My sleep has been much improved this week with a body pillow – thanks to hubby for the early… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress… which is hard to do when it’s secret sewing! Secret Sewing I finished the top for one baby quilt, and I just need to sew rows together for the second one. Now I just need to pick out backing fabrics and quilting patterns, and then they’re… Continue reading WIP Wednesday