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Book Chat: Feminist Icon Cross-Stitch

One of the perks of (past-tense) working in the publishing industry is knowing people behind the scenes of cool new books… especially when your former co-workers are awesome people who still send you new titles that they know you will love! Feminist Icon Cross-Stitch: 30 Daring Designs to Celebrate Daring Women,┬áby Anna Fleiss and Lauren… Continue reading Book Chat: Feminist Icon Cross-Stitch

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WIP Wednesday

Happy Wednesday! Another weekly update on my current works in progress. Into the Jungle Cross Stitch I’ve been watching old seasons of Project Runway while working on this pair of beguiling bats. I’m ALMOST all caught up… the October creature was just released this week, so I just might be able to finish up the… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Into the Jungle Cross Stitch: Chameleon

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’ve finally caught up to the monthly releases of one new animal each month. The eighth animal is a cheerful chameleon! I… Continue reading Into the Jungle Cross Stitch: Chameleon

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Meow Monday: Meet Derby

Introducing Derby D.! This weekend we met Sam’s grandparents halfway between TN and MS to pick up a new friend to join the family. Amelia was very excited to meet Derby, and kept peering into his carrier and jabbering excitedly. So far Derby has been shy and sleepy during the day, but his nocturnal nature… Continue reading Meow Monday: Meet Derby

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WIP Wednesday

Another weekly update on my current works in progress! Into the Jungle Cross Stitch This little chameleon is coming to life quickly, and I’m just two animals aways from “catching up” to the current month of this yearlong SAL!     The magnetic needle minder I’m using is available at Lady Katie Stitchery; the rainbow… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

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Franklin City Sights: Noble Springs Dairy Farm

My longtime friend Sarah came for a visit this weekend, and after years of fifteen-minute catch ups, it was great to spend some quality time together! Of course a weekend centered around a toddler’s schedule was spent close to home: walking the neighborhood, dinner downtown, Netflix after bedtime (Kim’s Convenience: very cute!), a visit to… Continue reading Franklin City Sights: Noble Springs Dairy Farm