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WIP Wednesday

Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Pumpkin Passport Cross Stitch I started the August portion of the Pumpkin Passport, and this month we stopped in India at the Taj Mahal. Thanks to the Olympics, I’ve gotten plenty of stitching time in lately and hopefully I’ll finish up before the new Halloween SAL… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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6th Blogiversary!

Today marks my 6th blogiversary… wow! Since 2010 I’ve 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, moving to Tennessee two years ago, building our first house in Franklin… Continue reading 6th Blogiversary!

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Franklin City Sights: Williamson County Fair

The Williamson County Fair was open all last week, right down the road from our neighborhood. Since it was so close by, we went on a Thursday night to stroll around and eat some fair food for dinner (I tried to eat as healthily as possible – food truck fish tacos, roasted corn, and kettle… Continue reading Franklin City Sights: Williamson County Fair

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High Five for Friday!

I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact!  This week it’s all about the baby shower 🙂 1 – The Best Hostesses. My sweet friends were so kind and generous to host the baby shower at our house, making it such a fun and special event. I’m so grateful for our friendship! 2… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

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Firefly Baby Quilt Top

Firefly Baby Quilt A finish of sorts today… a top, at least! I finished up this sweet baby quilt top late last week, mostly because I needed to clean up the craft room and it was easier to store a completed top than bits and pieces before putting away the sewing machine. (Sometimes company is the… Continue reading Firefly Baby Quilt Top

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2016 Crafty Resolutions: Mid-Year Checkup!

Now that 2016 is (more than) halfway over, how about we take a look at those optimistic new-year goals I set for myself at the beginning of the year? Always a good time to laugh at myself 🙂 Of course, I didn’t know I was pregnant yet, so my crafty priorities have shifted quite a lot… Continue reading 2016 Crafty Resolutions: Mid-Year Checkup!

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Summer Beach Day Cross Stitch: Part 2

Part 2 of the Summer Beach Day cross stitch is done! The second (and final) part arrived mid-July and I was able to finish stitching it up right before the baby shower festivities began over the weekend. I love quick stitches like this one, especially all the cute summery elements like citrus fruits, popsicles, seagulls,… Continue reading Summer Beach Day Cross Stitch: Part 2

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July 2016 Reading Log

  Summer is always so busy but it’s the best kind! I have to rely on my photos to even remember what happened in July… thank goodness for smartphones that make it so easy to document everything. A quick recap: we spent the Independence holiday with hubby’s family in MS, my brother came to visit… Continue reading July 2016 Reading Log