Thanksgiving Table for Two

Thanksgiving has just been the two of us for many years now, and we like it this way. We greet the morning with hot coffee and a special breakfast to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. Special finger food snacks during the football games, then a holiday meal in the early evening. Setting a pretty table …

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Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving is this week, and this one will likely be much different than usual for many. This year, even if you cannot have the big gathering that is usual, it is important to make the day special. You are worth the effort, and I believe that keeping the day special will help us all get …

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Late Autumn Drive in the Mountains

We had two nice late autumn drives this week, one with the Upstate MINIs, and the other with a new car club we just joined. We can socialize safely in the parking areas outside, and have a fun drive with pretty scenery. Things like this do help us keep the feelings of isolation at bay. …

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Needle and Pin Sharp Container

Isn't it always a pain to throw away a sharp needle or pin? I am sure this is one reason why I don't throw away bent pins. I keep sticking the bent ones back in the pin cushion, thinking I'll deal with it later. Wouldn't you know, the bent ones are the ones I keep …

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November Book Reviews

Time for some reviews of the latest books I've been reading. With more time at home, I'm getting more reading done than ever. Some I've had on my shelf for quite a while and just haven't read yet, others I wanted to read so much I just got a copy at the library. Several of …

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Scrap Dancing Zoom Classes, Now Scheduled!

I have now scheduled two classes for individual sign ups for Scrap Dancing. Class cost is $10. You will receive a Paypal invoice a few days in advance of the class, payment must be made 48 hours or more in advance of the program. The Meeting ID and Password for Zoom will be emailed to …

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Cheesy Baked Acorn Squash

Don't you love fall squash? Acorn and butternut squash are perfect side dishes for autumn and winter to me. This recipe could easily be a meatless main course, too. These are such versatile vegetables, and can go sweet or savory. My Sweet Babboo is sweet enough, so he prefers savory versions. He saves the sweet …

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Announcing Zoom Scrap Dancing Program and Free Zoom Retreat

It is officially here! My new Zoom based speaker program called Scrap Dancing is ready to share with guilds and individual quilters!! How many scraps of material have you saved?  Do you have uneven pieces from cutting, partial yard leftovers, old clothes you can’t stand to give away because of the fabric or a pretty …

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