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Giving Thanks For Purses, Pumpkin Pancakes, and Little People

Giving Thanks For Purses, Pumpkin Pancakes, and Little People

  I Am Thankful    Having just celebrated Thanksgiving, I feel the need to share a few of my many blessings. So many years of my life have been spent enjoying the holidays with family, enjoying the food and traditions but not focusing on what […]

Smoked Tea and Bookstores Make Me Want to Paint: Watercolors

Smoked Tea and Bookstores Make Me Want to Paint: Watercolors

  Bookshop In the Boonies   This year has certainly been a year of learning to breathe. I cannot remember having this many blog breaks since I started back in 2010. But I am learning to roll with it in the hope that time will […]

Milk Chocolate Bars and A Pretty Purse : Mixed Media Purse

Milk Chocolate Bars and A Pretty Purse : Mixed Media Purse

Museum Day   This past Saturday we spent several hours at The Hershey Story in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Hubby and I both grew up less than a few hours from Hershey,Pennsylvania and we never visited this museum dedicated to the history of Milton Hershey. For those […]

A Jacket Full of Ruffles and Flowered Bunny Ears : Seth Apter Inspired Mini Album

A Jacket Full of Ruffles and Flowered Bunny Ears : Seth Apter Inspired Mini Album

    Recently, I completed my daughter’s spring coat just in time for the slightly warmer temperatures. I was afraid the wool would be too warm but it is the perfect weight for chili weather. The beautiful green wool I used was gifted to me […]

Time For Love: PaperArtsy Guest Designer

Time For Love: PaperArtsy Guest Designer

  Tick Tock   As always, time is flying and I am scrambling to get things done before the month is out. Since my boys finished their basketball season I thought I was going to have several free weekends.  But with the sickness that has […]

It’s Never Too Early for Spring Pretties

It’s Never Too Early for Spring Pretties

Making Pretties   Since my daughter was born, I have been inspired to sew her pretty things. Yes, I could buy them but it is so much more fun to make them with my own hands. I took lessons as a child and made a […]

Time to Breath in the New Year

Time to Breath in the New Year

Breath I have been sewing non-stop for 3 months now, so the new year gives me a chance to breath and get back to my normal routines. Between sewing dresses for my daughter and stuffies for gifts, I am ready to start playing with paint […]

Stamping on Fabric: Mixed Media Purse

Stamping on Fabric: Mixed Media Purse

Birds Surprisingly, I heard birds singing today. It was a balmy 70 degrees outside, I noticed new blooms on my rose bush and it doesn’t seem at all like fall. The only thing I have left to do in my garden is dig up my […]

A Few Ensembles and A Trip to Pittsburgh

A Few Ensembles and A Trip to Pittsburgh

Dressed In Her Best At the start of the year I made the goal to sew at least one outfit per month for my daughter. I have surpassed my goal so far and have had a lot of fun trying out some of the newer […]

My Son, Artist and Seamster: In His Own Words

My Son, Artist and Seamster: In His Own Words

My Son, the Tailor If you follow my blog, you have heard me talk about my youngest son before. Recently, he asked to sew. It took me most of the summer to get around to fixing my machine but once I did, he took right […]