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Octopus Dance Cross Stitch

Over the weekend I finished up the third mini cross stitch in a trio of Hands on Design patterns I bought last year. It was a summer goal to get these done, framed, and hung on the wall… and I’m almost there! Octopus Dance was super fun and quick to stitch up. The Square-ology patterns… Continue reading Octopus Dance Cross Stitch

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Meow Monday: The Cat Days of Summer

I’m not going to lie, there’s not much going on with the cats these days. Their lives are pretty routine, just the way they like it. Eat. Sleep. Repeat!   These days… …both cats still love going outside and spend the majority of the day and night out on the screened porch or the yard.… Continue reading Meow Monday: The Cat Days of Summer

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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 -Canoe Dropoff. It’s been so rainy and humid lately, I’ve been avoiding the outdoors as much as possible. But over the weekend… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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Sand Castle Cross Stitch

Second cross stitch finish this week! Sand Castle, the second mini cross stitch in a trio by Hands on Design, is done! (See the first one, Sail Around, here.) I used a navy blue aida fabric, and the same floss colors are used for all three patterns, so they coordinate well. I finally picked up… Continue reading Sand Castle Cross Stitch

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The Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch: August

This is my third year to work on a year-long cross stitch project, and the second year to play along with a 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 Frosted Pumpkins on an adventure… Continue reading The Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch: August

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Meow Monday: Big Sisters

The cats seem completely unaware that anything big is about to happen… but in a couple short months, their little lives are going to be quite different! There are a few signs if they knew what to look for… lots of new boxes… lots of new furniture…     lots of new visitors… lots of… Continue reading Meow Monday: Big Sisters

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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 – County Fair. Nothing says summer like the county fair, right? The fairgrounds are right down the road from our neighborhood, and… Continue reading High Five for Friday!