Adventures

The Chiropractor Demands Flats

As many of you know, I love shoes.  I absolutely adore them.  Having a great pair of shoes always makes me feel fabulous.  However, my chiropractor seems to disagree with me about how amazing some of my shoes are.  For some reason he seems to think that my 3 and 4 inch heels are a…

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A Girl and a Gun

I took a little time out to watch some trailers for upcoming movies the other day, and found one for a documentary that should be coming out soon. The title? A Girl and a Gun. My husband and I both own guns, we even have conceal and carry permits, tho I have not had much…

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The First Day of Summer

Today is officially the first day of summer, which means it’s also the first official day of the Summer of No Pants 2013.  I did up all my official SONP2013 sewing projects before the start of summer, but now it’s time to wear them. I am taking on the almost impossible goal of not wearing…

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Impromptu Progress and Features

I’ve got a couple things to share with you today.  First, I’ve made quite a bit of progress on my QAL quilt this week.  I’ve got all the fabric for the front cut out, and I pieced together all 12 of the blocks with the large solid center. I really think I’m going to love…

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In the Yard

It’s finally warmed up enough outside that flowers are blooming and we could start our vegetable garden. I’ve got exactly one bloom on the rose bush I started from grama’s rose bush a couple years ago.  The plant is still small, but it really seems to be thriving, with lots of new growth this year. …

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Flowers are Blooming

The flowers in my garden are starting to bloom.  It’s really nice to have all the color out in the yard. I’m hoping for lots more roses. I even have a few irises left, tho they are going the way of my allium.   But I really, shouldn’t complain about that.  I’ll have plenty of…

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Cold Vengeance – A Book Review

As some of you may know, I am an avid reader – at least some of the time.  There are periods when I go months without reading, but in the end, I always seem to pick up a book – and then I can’t stop reading again.  My most recent read is the book Cold…

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Crazy Quilt Block Sew-Along

I’m so excited that Sew Can She is having a Crazy Quilt Block Sew-Along! It’s a great excuse to learn the technique, if it’s new to you.  And there are prizes involved from some great places like fat quarter shop, the sewing loft, and fabric worm. Make sure to get involved with this sew-along if…

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