Merry Christmas! If you’re celebrating today, I hope it’s everything you want the day to be; we are visiting Sam’s family in MS and it’s always a good time! We’ll be here all week so I’m taking a little blogging break until the new year. Sending holiday cards is one of my favorite traditions, so… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Happy Wednesday! Another weekly update on my current works in progress: Into the Jungle Cross Stitch Finally working on the last animal, a lovely leopard! … That’s all for now!
The main cross stitch project I’m working on in 2018 is the Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery’s Into the Jungle yearlong stitchalong (SAL) club. I got behind on the monthly releases, but over the summer I finally caught up to the monthly releases of one new animal each month… and now here we are at the very… Continue reading Into the Jungle Cross Stitch: Tapirs
Happy Friday! Every Friday I share Five highlights from the week, in as few words as possible, as a reminder to stay grateful for the big and small moments. 1. Mini quilt from my Secret Santa 2. Finish! 3. PJ party with the play date gang 4. Favorite snack ever: pomegranate seeds + Greek yogurt… Continue reading High Five for Friday
Tis the season… …for trimming the tree, …reading a good book, …wearing fancy clothes, …meeting Santa (3rd time was not a charm), …my favorite snack, …counting down the days, …holiday cards in the mail, …inside activities like dot sticker trees (thanks Busy Toddler!), …or window decorations, …or finger painting, …tea time every day, …bundling up… Continue reading Tis the Season
Happy Wednesday! Another weekly update on my current works in progress. Into the Jungle Cross Stitch This pair of tapirs is quickly (or slowly?) becoming the very longest WIP ever… it’s just that time of year when stitching time goes out the window. I’m still fitting in an episode of Gilmore Girls (or Great British… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
Happy Friday! It’s been a busy few weeks so I actually have THREE high fives to share today! I love these weekly reminders to stay grateful and make them even if (when) I forget to share them! Let’s start with this week and go backward from there: 1. Tis the season 2. Toddler activities thanks… Continue reading High Five for Friday
Happy Wednesday! Another weekly update on my current works in progress. Into the Jungle Cross Stitch OK, this pair of animals is taking foreverrrr but I just haven’t been stitching as much lately. Too dark too early! … I have a couple finished projects to share soon, but Athat’s all for now!
November came and went, and maybe it’s the cozy weather or maybe it’s the long road trips that come with holiday travel, but it felt like I actually had more time for reading this month, which is always a good thing! I’m still tracking and taking daily photos of what I’m reading, even if they… Continue reading Reading Life: November 2018
Last week we had to say goodbye to our sweet Tali bear, the best friend and shadow ever. We adopted Tali in 2010, when we were still newlyweds living in MS. She traveled the country from MS to CA to TN and was the sweetest, most patient cat her entire life. Especially after Amelia arrived,… Continue reading Meow Monday: Miss Tali