27 01, 2010

Andrea Baker Designs – Giveaway!

By |January 27th, 2010|give away|58 Comments

Winner is :: Cindy @ Live a Colorful Life! It's Wednesday, and time to introduce another great etsy shop!  Andrea Baker is sharing her talent and story with us today!  Enjoy --Hi everyone. My name is Andrea Baker and I live in Columbus, Ohio with my wonderful husband and 2 beautiful children and loving dog [...]

26 01, 2010

I Am Thankful : : 18

By |January 26th, 2010|Thankful|14 Comments

It's been a while since I've made a list, and with so much turmoil in other parts of the world I have so much to be thankful for.I'm thankful for - - My loving, supportive family, and Joe who is working hard- the beautiful snow falling outside- our warm, safe home- Owen starting to talk [...]

25 01, 2010

Winners – Is it you?

By |January 25th, 2010|give away|7 Comments

 Keeping the Feast winner is --Jenny @ Anything Pretty, she's planning a trip to Italy - how serendipitous!  Hope Valley Charm Pack winners are --Katie B.JeanneJennyBrookekeep sewing!Congratulations ladies!I need to email you all still, but need a computer break!  If you get here first email me your mailing address please!Thank you so much to everyone [...]

25 01, 2010

Springy Table Runner

By |January 25th, 2010|finished project|26 Comments

Hi there!  I had a fun and productive weekend, and the best part is - there's no school today!  Friday was the end of the quarter, so the lovely teachers have a day to work without students.I finished piecing a quilt, and prepped the backing, made from this beautiful collection - Botany by Lauren and [...]

23 01, 2010

Snow Fun!

By |January 23rd, 2010|My kids|16 Comments

It has been snowing a lot this week, and the wet heavy kind.  Usually we get the powder fine snow that is easy to shovel, but hard to build a snowman with! With 6 inches in the driveway I headed out with the girls after lunch, while Owen napped, to get the shoveling out of [...]

22 01, 2010

Featuring Zonnah — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |January 22nd, 2010|Featured Quilter|11 Comments

Zonnah has participated in both of the Quilt Festivals!  I asked Zonnah to answer a few questions for us - so we can get to know her better, and see a few more of her beautiful quilts!    Images are courtesy of Zonnah1. When did you begin quilting? I started in January 2009.2. Why do you [...]

20 01, 2010

Rosebud Quilter – Giveaway!

By |January 20th, 2010|give away|251 Comments

Want to win some fabric!?  Five readers have a chance to win Hope Valley Charm Packs from my friend Michelle, at Rosebud Quilting! I asked Michelle to share a little about herself and her shop -- Hello, I'm Michelle, from Rosebud Quilting.  You can find me on my blog Rosebud Quilting, where I blog mostly [...]

19 01, 2010

Keeping the Feast

By |January 19th, 2010|review|35 Comments

I'm excited to be reviewing another book for TLC Book Tours!  Keeping the Feast: One Couple's Story of Love, Food, and Healing in Italy, by Paula Butturini, is an incredible journey, that I loved reading!From TLC Book Tours --Keeping the Feast is a story of love, trauma, and the personal and marital healing that can [...]

18 01, 2010

Sources of Inspiration

By |January 18th, 2010|Inspiration|28 Comments

I don't know about you but I find myself missing Amanda Jean's posts and her regular dose of inspiration, so I thought I would share a list of bloggers I have found inspirational over the last year! In no particular order -Em's ScrapbagMillions of Thoughts Trapped in my HeadHouse of KromCandied FabricsI Have to Say Piece [...]

15 01, 2010

Hope for Haiti

By |January 15th, 2010|random|6 Comments

This week I'm pretty sure we all have been shocked and affected by the devastation in Haiti.  My friend from college wrote a great post that sums up a lot of my feelings - I highly encourage you to read Jaimie's post! Over on twitter I've seen a couple posts about crafthope and their response -If [...]

13 01, 2010

Priddy Creations – Giveaway!!

By |January 13th, 2010|give away|69 Comments

ETA - The winner is Linda T with no blog - I've emailed you Linda!! I have a treat for you today!  A beautiful camera strap has been offered by my friend Amy, of Priddy Creations for one of you!   I asked Amy to share a little about the how and why she creates --After [...]

12 01, 2010

Fast Finish – Yay!

By |January 12th, 2010|finished project|19 Comments

Even though I don't really need another bag (according to my family!) I did need a finish!  A little something that could be completed and shared here, and be a low key item just for me.  I've had this bag cut out for quite a while and so last night, was the night!  I had [...]