One year ago I found a forgotten gift card… but instead of spending it on groceries or some other mundane necessity, I decided to treat myself to a bookstore visit. And just this past weekend, we made another trip to McKay Used Books to sell a pile of books… and of course I came home… Continue reading #TBT: Treat Yourself
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Secret Sewing Over the weekend I finished binding two baby quilts, and now they’re on the way to their new homes! In my mind these are still WIPs until they’re received… so hopefully I’ll be able to share more soon. Until then here are… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
Part 1 is done! The Summer Beach Day cross stitch (companion to the Autumn Festival) is the cutest! Part 1 arrived in mid-June and it was a quick stitch. I love the sparkly blue fabric and bright summery colors. Each little element was super cute, and I can’t wait to see the Part 2 border… Continue reading Summer Beach Day Cross Stitch: Part 1
Not me… the cats! It might be time to mow the lawn when your cats start making nests in the grass…
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 – Fathers. Celebrating the best dad and the future dad in my life – they have both been so helpful getting lots… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
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: June
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Summer Beach Day SAL Cross Stitch Got to start stitching Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery’s newest SAL, Summer Beach Day! Stitching on the porch after dinner before the sun goes down is the best. Love the little beach scene and can’t wait to see Part 2… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
I’ve got a few books floating around the house in various states of progress, try as I might to read one at a time. Here’s a look at what I’m reading right now! …Breakfast Book… Winter (Lunar Chronicles Book 3), by Marissa Meyer I finally got Book 4 from the library again, so I’m diving… Continue reading Reading Right Now
In the last couple months, the cats have transitioned from indoor-only to indoor/outdoor and it has improved all of our lives. The cats are happier, sleepier, and have both lost weight now that they can soak up the sun during the day and prowl all night. The best part in my opinion? Both litter boxes… Continue reading Meow Monday: The Great Migration (of the Litter Box) Part 2
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 – Seven Years! I have a feeling this upcoming year will be both the most challenging and rewarding one yet 🙂 2… Continue reading High Five for Friday!