15 03, 2011

Review :: You Don’t Love This Man

By |2020-01-07T21:44:15-07:00March 15th, 2011|review|8 Comments

  You Don't Love This Man by Dan DeWeese, is a thought provoking, carefully crafted story.  I really enjoyed reading it! From the back cover : On the morning of his daughter Miranda’s wedding, Paul learns that the bank he manages has been robbed—apparently by the same man who robbed it twenty-five years before. As [...]

23 02, 2011

ReSew: turn thrift-store finds into fabulous designs :: Review

By |2020-01-07T21:43:57-07:00February 23rd, 2011|review|84 Comments

I am honored to be included in another great blog tour going on right now, for ReSew! Author and friend Jenny Wilding Cardon has pooled all her thrifting and re-fashioning knowledge into one fabulous book!  Her introduction gives you a glimpse into her fun personality, and why she likes to ReSew. Jenny shares her personal [...]

3 02, 2011

Review: The Rose of Sharon Block Book

By |2020-01-13T08:57:39-07:00February 3rd, 2011|review|10 Comments

Thanks for the well wishes friends!  We are on the mend, and starting to feel hungry again - always a good sign.  Since I haven't made it to my sewing machine yet, I thought I would share a book with you!  Given the opportunity to select books for review, I was drawn to the intricate [...]

27 01, 2011

Review: Under the Mercy Trees

By |2020-01-13T08:57:38-07:00January 27th, 2011|review|6 Comments

Hi friends - I have a beautifully written novel to share with you today!  Under the Mercy Trees by Heather Newton - my review copy is courtesy of TLC Book Tours. From the publisher : Thirty years ago, Martin Owenby came to New York City with dreams of becoming a writer. Now his existence revolves [...]

23 11, 2010

Review: Unstoppable in Stilettos

By |2019-10-22T11:12:41-06:00November 23rd, 2010|review|22 Comments

First I have to say - Thank You - to everyone that has contributed to the raffle for { Modern } Relief so far!  The outpouring  of support has been fantastic! This is a fun book!  It's like a great pep talk that you can turn to when ever you need it.  Unstoppable in Stilettos: [...]

16 11, 2010

Bloom Creek Quilts — Review

By |2019-10-22T11:12:40-06:00November 16th, 2010|review|4 Comments

Hi there!  I thought I would share a new book with you. Bloom Creek Quilts by Vicki Bellino, is a beautiful book, with fun quilty projects!  The cover pulled me in!  Vicki has included 14 of her top-selling designs.  She combines traditional patchwork with delightful appliqué shapes in projects ranging from wall hangings to bed-sized [...]

22 09, 2010

Review: Naked In Eden

By |2020-01-07T21:42:34-07:00September 22nd, 2010|review|22 Comments

The Winners are # 5 & 20 Linda and Leslie - Congratulations ladies! In the deepest recesses of the forest, far from everything that was modern and familiar, Robin and her husband, Ian, pitched camp.  As Robin began to explore her new environment, she searched the ground for the things she feared: snakes, spiders, leeches, scorpions, [...]

24 08, 2010

What We Have

By |2020-01-07T21:42:33-07:00August 24th, 2010|review|35 Comments

I have an amazing memoir to share with you  today!  I am honored to be included in the book tour hosted by TLC Book Tours for Amy Boesky. First, here's a little bit about the book: What We Have: A Family's Inspiring Story About Love, Loss, and Survival At thirty-two, Amy felt her life was [...]

17 08, 2010

Review: Write the Right Words

By |2020-01-07T21:42:31-07:00August 17th, 2010|review|61 Comments

I spend a good amount of time writing each day, or thinking about what I will be writing next.  I think many of you can relate, right?  However, whenever I'm given the task of actually writing a note in a card - I often draw a blank! "aaaaahhhmmm - what should I write?" Not anymore! [...]

7 06, 2010

AccuQuilt – Go! Cutter Follow Up

By |2019-01-25T13:20:13-07:00June 7th, 2010|review|25 Comments

Hi there!Reading the comments from my review I decided that a follow up post was in order.  Like some of you I've had a few skeptical thoughts about the Go! Cutter, and it's efficiency, and so I thought I would share a little more of what I've learned using it.This is how it shipped to [...]

20 05, 2010

AccuQuilt – Go! Cutter Review

By |2019-01-25T13:20:16-07:00May 20th, 2010|review|33 Comments

I was recently contacted by the nice people at accuquilt.  They wanted to see if I would like to use and review their Go! Cutter!  My immediate response was YES!  I've seen Jackie talk about her Studio Cutter the last year or so, and admired from afar, knowing that I would probably not be owning [...]

19 04, 2010

Get Lucky

By |2020-01-07T21:42:10-07:00April 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 [...]