12 01, 2009

A Football Diversion

By |January 12th, 2009|embroidery|21 Comments

The weekend was full of football around here. Was it the same for you? My shoulder had been hurting (I think I slept weird) so I opted to not quilt and do some embroidery.Emmalie checked in with me often for a status update: "How many more flowers, mommy?" It was fitting that her fingers be [...]

8 01, 2009

Emmalie Turns 5!

By |January 8th, 2009|Celebrations|17 Comments

I was trying to get here yesterday! Too much activity in my house :) I'm behind in responding to your nice comments about the quilt top - thank you! I get such a boost sharing here.Emmalie had a great Birthday - thank you for your birthday wishes for her! A few pictures from our birthday [...]

6 01, 2009

My Scrappy Solution

By |January 6th, 2009|work in progress|34 Comments

I stalled out on this quilt around the holidays, but I am so excited to have gotten the top completed!The body of the quilt is all scraps from this win, and I purchased the cream with a little brown flecking for the corners. I wanted something to tie it together but not quite solid, and [...]

4 01, 2009

Looking Ahead

By |January 4th, 2009|Me|10 Comments

I'm not one to set resolutions. I do have goals, but they have been formulating much longer than the week prior to New Years'. I'm sure there are many of you that can relate. I thought I would share my goals here and look back next year to see how far I've come -- First [...]

2 01, 2009

December Swap

By |January 2nd, 2009|Swap Til You Drop|7 Comments

DSC_1302Originally uploaded by parkcitygirl In all the holiday hubbub I nearly forgot to show you this little gem! Sewwunderful created this sweet little tree quilt for me. I love all the little details and the stripes are really fun.If you would like to see more of the mini quilts created in this group go here. [...]

2 01, 2009

Blogger Love

By |January 2nd, 2009|give away|3 Comments

I won again! Jodi, of Simply This, That and the Other, hosted a giveaway for Sheri, who has just started a blog up recently. She made this great Christmas table runner, there's lots of sparkles on it, which is hard to see in the pictures. I love it! Thanks Jodi and Sheri!

1 01, 2009

My Disappearance –

By |January 1st, 2009|Jenna|11 Comments

- was due in part to teaching Chelsee to make a quilt of her own! Last summer I talked my sister-in-law, Jenna, into making a quilt for herself (she needed a project). After returning to school Jenna was met with shock and awe of her craftiness, and a few envious friends. Chelsee is her best [...]

1 01, 2009

Happy New Year!

By |January 1st, 2009|Celebrations|6 Comments

I can't believe I've been away for the last 5 days! I have some major catching up to do :) How are you? I hope that you had fun ringing in the new year - we watched a couple of movies and relaxed, nothing crazy! I took down my 2008 calendar this morning. My first [...]

27 12, 2008

Sledding Fun

By |December 27th, 2008|My kids|8 Comments

I have to say upfront - I don't have any pictures. . . I know not good blogging etiquette! Getting all 6 of us out the door in snow gear is all I'm going to say :) That and our camera is big (dslr) and could easily be hurt - which would not be good. [...]

26 12, 2008

Christmas Highlights

By |December 26th, 2008|Celebrations|9 Comments

We had a blessed day yesterday! The snow was falling all day (about 18") and we were happy to stay indoors, cozy and warm :) Everyone had something new to hold their attention and for the most part the little ones got along. There's usually something that everyone wants, and Owen is too young to [...]

23 12, 2008

Christmas Breakfast

By |December 23rd, 2008|recipe box swap|9 Comments

I almost forgot! In the midst of cleaning and cleaning today - I thought about this recipe a few times but have only now gotten to sit here :) Just in case you don't have breakfast plans for Christmas morning - I want to share our favorite.Oven Baked French ToastIngredients:1 loaf of French bread8 eggs1 [...]

22 12, 2008

Finished Doll Quilts

By |December 22nd, 2008|finished quilt|8 Comments

I am feeling a bit disconnected! I've had extra people in the house, some crazy back/shoulder pain, and lots of baking still happening - it all adds up to not much time for blogging.This one is for Ella - the back is the same as the yellow binding, simple.This is for Emmalie, she's been on [...]