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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’re having a family-filled (and food-filled) day! I have a lot to be thankful for this year, and at the top of the list is this little munchkin.   Back when I was a librarian, one of my favorite seasonal activities was writing a simple poem based on a template I… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

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Weekend Adventures

This fall seems to be rushing by already, but we squeezed in some seasonal fun over the weekend while my parents were visiting. Sam and I were lucky enough to sneak in a date night (2 in one week!) to see LCD Soundsystem on Friday night, and after a grand day of window shopping and… Continue reading Weekend Adventures

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#TBT Happy Fall, Y’all

Even if the weather isn’t cooperating, I woke up on October 1 and realized: it’s Fall! I like to add a few things throughout the house as a nod to each season, so we hunted down the Box o’ Fall from the attic and I was done scattering my fall decor in about 15 minutes… Continue reading #TBT Happy Fall, Y’all

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Fall Craft: Coffee Filter Suncatchers

It’s officially Fall, and we’ve got the foliage to prove it… if not on our trees, at least we have them catching the sun through our windows. In this season of life, I’m learning how to be flexible in so many ways. Sometimes I have to say “no” even when I don’t want to –… Continue reading Fall Craft: Coffee Filter Suncatchers

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#TBT It’s Fall, Y’all

Happy first day of Fall! It’s still 90 degrees here in Tennessee but that can’t stop me from bringing out the autumn accessories. Some years I distinguish between Halloween and Thanksgiving, but this year I’m just mingling everything together. Pumpkins and spider webs and foliage, oh my!                … Continue reading #TBT It’s Fall, Y’all

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Sail Around Cross Stitch

  Last September I visited a local needlework shop, Stitchin’ Post, and came home with quite a few goodies. I was enamored with the Square-ology line from Hands on Design, and bought three nautical designs. Ever since I’ve been itching to get started… I  can’t wait to see this trio of minis framed and displayed.… Continue reading Sail Around Cross Stitch

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Give Thanks Embroidery Hoop

Happy Thanksgiving! We’re spending the holiday with my parents and LOTS of food, the best possible combo! My parents’ wedding anniversary is on Thanksgiving, so this holiday always feels extra special in our family. This year I brought a little gift to say thanks.   … A few progress pics:          … Continue reading Give Thanks Embroidery Hoop

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Low Volume QAYG Hoop Art: Meow!

  You may have noticed that I’m doing a lot of cross stitch lately, but not much sewing. The last time I even touched my machine was in June when my quilting guild did some charity sewing. It wasn’t even plugged in until this weekend… I was determined to get my sewjo back! I’ve got… Continue reading Low Volume QAYG Hoop Art: Meow!

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A Little Boo Cross Stitch

I got ahead of myself by stitching a Thanksgiving project first… but I managed to finish up this Halloween cross stitch just in time! This is my first Lizzie Kate pattern, after admiring plenty of others on social media. The kit came with linen and embellishments… my first time using both! The linen learning curve… Continue reading A Little Boo Cross Stitch

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Give Thanks Cross Stitch

Fall is in the air… and with the holidays approaching, I figured it was a good time to take out this mini pattern from Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery that I’ve been holding onto for a while. It came together quickly over the weekend – love a quick project with instant gratification!   A few progress shots:… Continue reading Give Thanks Cross Stitch