21 04, 2010


By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 April 21st, 2010|random|16 Comments

Joe found this sweet kitten in our garage!  We put up signs, hoping that a neighbor lost her, and will claim her soon. But Joe and the kids are quickly falling for her -KittyI'm super allergic, and can't handle cats on the counter.  She's already box trained, super lovey, and obviously loves kids.  She's got [...]

20 04, 2010

My List

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 April 20th, 2010|Bloggers Quilt Festival, My kids, random|7 Comments

My must do list, continues to grow and shrink!  Never seems to go away though.  I know I'm not the only one  with this issue - am I?I have two additional quilt tops pieced for my book, need to add borders to one and get them to Natalia, so she can work her magic!  So [...]

19 04, 2010

Get Lucky

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 April 19th, 2010|review|36 Comments

Winner:  Darlene at SewCalGal!  Congratulations :)I'm happy to have read a book!  Really it shouldn't be such a monumental occasion, but life has been so busy - I haven't let myself get caught up in books as much lately. Get LuckyI set up this review months ago with Lisa at TLC Book Tours, here's a little from [...]

17 04, 2010

Weekend Spotlight

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 April 17th, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

This weekend the spotlight shifts to Quilted Treasures!  Mary and Kristina have a full brick and mortar shop and have specially selected bundles, kits and books for their etsy shop, just for you! I love the variety of fabric available, I hope that you do too :)Amy---------------------------------------------------Next steps:Subscribe to Amy's Creative SideShop with AmyFollow Me [...]

15 04, 2010

Thank You!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:56+00:00 April 15th, 2010|Thankful|9 Comments

I received a fantastic surprise in the mail yesterday!Jackie  sent two sets of her favorite pins and  "That Purple Thang" claiming it is her extra hand in the sewing room.I'm excited to put them all to good use!  Thank you so much Jackie!-----We are spending the day with Grandpa and Grandma - I hope you are having a great day~Amy---------------------------------------------------Next [...]

14 04, 2010

Almost Here & a Recipe for You

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:56+00:00 April 14th, 2010|In the Kitchen|13 Comments

Hi there!  Today is the day - my girls are so excited to see Grandma & Grandpa.  I've done just about all the scrubbing and vacuuming that is going to happen!  We woke up to snow falling yesterday, and so I put the girls to work.  Ella and Emmalie are easily motivated with a quarter, and each [...]

13 04, 2010

This is a little embarrassing –

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:56+00:00 April 13th, 2010|Inspiration|20 Comments

While working frantically to finish my quilts for my book, I kinda let stuff go.  Understandable, right?  Well here's the aftermath --After finishing a quilt top, all the extras went in the tub, when I got a quilt back from Natalia, the excess batting and backing, went in the tub.  And then the extra binding, [...]

12 04, 2010

Bits and Pieces & A Winner!

By | 2017-09-19T12:33:20+00:00 April 12th, 2010|give away, Me, My kids, random|15 Comments

I'm feeling a bit scattered!  I have lots of things that NEED to get done and a few that I really want to get done - isn't that how it usually goes?  I had a couple of hours to myself Friday evening and decided to cut into some fabric for this bag -The fabrics are [...]

10 04, 2010

Weekend Spotlight

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:56+00:00 April 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|6 Comments

Hi there - I hope you are having a great weekend.  Joe has just taken Owen outside to play with his sisters, and the house is quiet!  At least for the moment.  I'm enjoying my last cup of coffee for the day, before I get busy.The spotlight this weekend points to Canton Village Quilt Works, [...]

8 04, 2010

Pins Recapped

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:57+00:00 April 8th, 2010|sewing|12 Comments

I have to say thanks to all of you that shared about your pins!  I'm always thankful to be a part of this community - and to call you all friends :)  I went through the comments and made tally marks for the different pins mentioned, Clover's Flower Head Pins  were the most mentioned by far, [...]