If I cooked…

This is what I do in an effort to avoid cleaning my sewing room. Overall, it was totally worth! I love that a simple batch of homemade bread dough can be turned into a dozen bierrocks, a small pan of cinnamon rolls…

Bittersweet finish…

My mother, Chelsea, has suffered from Alzheimer's the past two years. Every Saturday, my sisters and I faithfully make the trip to the home where she stays to visit with her. Recently, she was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, which…

Friday fix….

How do you get yours? Today, I got mine with stripes. Yummy stripes. And all because Charlotte, who owns my favorite shop, had a birthday and is such a sweetie she gave her customers the gift! An extra 10% on their Shopper Card…

Weekly weigh in

Such an awesome week to report! Went to WW yesterday and lost 1.8 pounds. I'm trying for two pounds each week, but factoring in 4th of July celebrations, reunions, barbecues and cocktails, I'm pleased. Tried to spend a little less…

Wednesday weigh-in…

Today is going to be a double-blog sort of day, because I've decided to take my dirty little secret public. Uh huh….I belong to Weight Watchers…….going close on two years now.  Don't even ask how many times I've lost the…

Free pattern download for July!

I finally had a chance to do this Monday, while waiting for the refrigerator repairman to arrive and then proceed to tell me that "it's not your ice maker that needs replaced….it's your frig." I didn't really want to hear…

Change of plans

Today was supposed to be all about quilting, having cleaned my scrap bin yesterday. Sometimes, when starting new projects, it’s a lot easier to clean up from the old ones! Those plans changed this morning when I realized the ice…