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I’m leaving to spend time with my middle daughter and my Lil Dude. Look at this face! I can’t wait to see it and cover it with kisses and smooshes. He’s a little monkey. He’s going to be Curious George for Halloween. I made him a small cuddle-and-drag-around quilt.

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Holy crap on a cracker!! if anyone was here over the past few days they may have seen that someone left their FREAKIN’ maintenance mode turned on after editing someone’s blog. I think I shall fire her…me…what? On to my post… Between; not during; Thanksgiving and Christmas my youngest daughter came home from college in […]

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Even though I have made plenty of Yo-Yos from “scratch”…without a Yo-Yo maker… I must say this little gadget is amazing! I was able to show my ChicaBean how to use it and she made these:

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Moving Still trying to organize my downsized sewing life. I have moved furniture and machines to one room, back to another and am considering a different spot. It just isn’t working for me yet. Should I have it in my dining area (viewable from the entry AND livingroom) or in my bedroom… How romantic! If […]

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Let’s see. I won’t go into all of it but this is some of what has taken over my life recently: Went to CA to spend time with my mother, stay with my big Sister and meet up with my brother whom I have seen twice in the past 20+ years. Mostly a wonderful time […]

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Brrrrrr….All Over

February 6, 2011 · 1 comment

I leave the Southwest and go North to the Midwest. I missed the snow in Austin but I got more than my share – 12″ – here Compared to the 1″ in Austin that my son and granddaughter had fun in I’ve stayed warm indoors with this little ‘heater’

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Best Laid Plans…NOT

January 10, 2011 · 12 comments

Soooo… I was supposed to head up to KC next week to be with my DD. Plans were to get a few leisurely weeks of sewing instruction under her pregnant belt and create some wonderful items for the baby under her pregnant belly. He had other plans. I was supposed to be there at His […]

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Coming Up For Air

January 4, 2011 · 2 comments

I will give a real post soon… I promise. Holidays and sickness won my time. I am thankful for time with family. Here are some of my goofy kids. I was too sick to go with them to get our Christmas tree so they photo documented it for me. Ain’t they sweet? I do not […]

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Kate Spain 12 Days

November 19, 2010 · 3 comments

2 of 3 skirts completed! {ETA} I am not a huge fan of Matchy=Matchy… but for little girl cousins this is cute!

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Monkeys & Hourglasses

October 19, 2010 · 3 comments

I started teaching my Chica how to use a sewing machine. She is 4 almost 5. Just thread and paper this time with me controlling the foot pedal. She sewed her name too but I blocked it from internet view I also made her some more snack / sandwich / food bags. The Monkey one […]

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