Category Archives: Sewing

Denim

Are jeans part of your wardrobe? They’re the majority of mine. I have work ones, some to wear around the house, better ones to go out and about in, and then I have some dress ones. They are comfortable, and … Continue reading

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It’s Frosty Out There

Sunday morning, Valentine’s Day, we woke up to -11 degrees F with a wind chill of -33. This morning it was  only -11 with no wind. Tomorrow it is going up to 50. If this weather roller coaster is a … Continue reading

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My world

It was a beautiful fall day here in New Hampshire. Temps in the state have dropped into the 20’s at night and 50-60’s during the day, the Jerusalem artichokes are blooming, and the leaves are still turning and falling. A … Continue reading

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Technology

Happy Monday! Twelve days into 2015, and I’m happy to report I’ve kept my resolution of 10,000 steps per day with my Fitbit. It’s hard work to keep to the goal every day, but I’m trying. I didn’t purchase a … Continue reading

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January 5

Yesterday, we received several inches of snow and then Mother Nature topped it off with a layer of ice. We had to plow it off the driveways, and we were left with a bumpy skating rink. It came in handy that a … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Season

It’s berry season here in New England. My pulse is quickening just writing about it.  🙂 We grow raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, Concord grapes, and strawberries and cherries if we get lucky.  The blueberries  and the raspberries are starting to turn. … Continue reading

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Thread Thursday

Our good camping buddies from up north gave me a sign for Christmas – Life’s Better At The Beach. They know me well. 🙂 Last week I decided I couldn’t do anything about the feet of snow still on the … Continue reading

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Yankee Quilting

Before I go on about my latest quilting project, I want to let you know that the random generator picked #7 – Ogee from Gardens For Goldens in Northern California as the winner of the chicken table topper. Congratulations Ogee, and thank you to … Continue reading

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Hand-made gifts

After a cross-country move and living without things for almost a year, we stopped buying stuff at Christmas for immediate adult family members.  If it isn’t needed, wanted, or can’t be used, it just doesn’t find its way under the … Continue reading

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Turning a page

Life is like experiencing a fantastic novel, chapter by chapter. In about six weeks, my granddaughter will officially become a teenager. It is hard to fathom, but it is a pleasure to watch her grow into the lovely young woman … Continue reading

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