Christmas Tea Party – Cooking, Sewing and Crafting

This year was our neighborhood group's turn to host the guild's Holiday party, and we have been working on it for months. We set the theme last spring and began looking for the materials we needed. Settle in for a long and picture heavy post, as I catch you up on all the prep and …

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Quilted Jacket Sew Along – Extras!

The jacket was done, and I just could not bring myself to throw away the bits left over from the pattern cutting step. This doesn't look like much, but I just had to figure out something to do with these. Settle in for a long and picture heavy post as I finish everything left. Now, …

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A Fabulous Picnic on a Beautiful Day

This past weekend was an annual event for one of our car clubs, a picnic to welcome new members to the club. My Sweet Babboo and I were in charge of the event, and it has been several months in the planning. It is a potluck event, with the club providing the venue and the …

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Sunday Chat – Wildlife, the Garden and a Gift Basket

Once again, we've had a busy week with yet one more quick trip to Atlanta among appointments and planning a big event that was held yesterday. I'll have more on that for you in a day or so. In the heat this week, my daylilies decided it was time to start their show. I got …

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Sunday Chat

We were housebound for four days this past week, which meant a lot of projects were either finished or new ones begun. A few Zoom calls took up a bit of time, and I got a bit more progress on the epic historical novel I'm currently reading. Just before the snow started, I got this …

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Sunday Chat

It is the last Sunday of the month, and Autumn arrived this week with beautifully cool days. The garden is winding down, but I am still harvesting a lot of tomatoes! This was a couple of days worth, with lots of little cherry tomatoes and another Cherokee purple. The hydrangea is covered in dark pink/green …

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Update on the Safelight Quilts

It was fun to go to the post office this week, as blocks are coming in for our Safelight Quilts. Not only blocks, but ready-to-quilt flimsies, plus two fully completed quilts!! These wonderful scrappy blocks were sent in by Joan Hannes. Thank you! Then, ten red and white blocks arrived from Carole Leaverton. A big …

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Autumn Jubilee is Coming!

For the sixth year, I'll be hosting Autumn Jubilee the month of October. I've been working on getting some great giveaway prizes, designing projects and cooking up a new recipe. I have put all the rules and tips for entering the contests on a Rules and Notices page. See that page to be sure you …

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