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 [...]

16 12, 2008

Photo Challenge

By |December 16th, 2008|Uncategorized|10 Comments

Audrey has tagged me! It's a little different than the usual meme you see all over blogland - here's the instructions: Go to your fourth photo file.post the fourth photo.explain the photo.Pass it on to four people.I recently put all my pictures on an external hardrive. I have this knack for clogging up the computer [...]

16 12, 2008

A Little Artist

By |December 16th, 2008|My kids|4 Comments

While I was busy at the table this morning Sophia was happily drawing. She had pulled nearly every sheet of paper out of a pad she found on the shelf. Little monsters and letters. Emmalie and I agreed that the one on the right is a jellyfish, and on the left she wrote "LOL" at [...]

15 12, 2008

Christmas Cottage – December Swap

By |December 15th, 2008|Swap Til You Drop|11 Comments

Lish was the happy recipient of this mini quilt. I must give credit to Jacquie for her inspiration! You can see the Christmas Villages she has created here and here. It was really fun to make and I'm so glad that Lish is happy to have it her home :) If you want to see [...]

13 12, 2008

Mountain Snow

By |December 13th, 2008|My kids|14 Comments

It feels like winter is finally here - to stay too! I have a fresh homemade cappuccino here with me, and my Grandma's Leaf Rolls are baking - filling the house with cinnamon-sugar aromas. My girls are watching Christmas movies after having tuckered out playing in the snow. It's a great day!Joe went out with [...]