Selfish Sewing Week


So apparently next week is Selfish Sewing Week.  That means doing sewing for you and not for other people.  I sort of find this funny, because I always sew for me.  Maybe if I had kids I sewed for, like … Continue reading

Rainy Days


It looks like rainy days are here again.  The weatherman is calling for a chance of rain every day for the rest of the week. On the plus side, rainy days like this put me in a mood to sew, … Continue reading

Graphic Prints


For those of you who don’t know, this week was New York Fashion Week.  And while there were many styles on the runway, one look really stood out to me.  It was the use of bold graphic prints, mostly in … Continue reading

Art Exhibit – David Rodenberg

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One of the perks of being the webmaster at my university is getting to go out and take photos of lots of the events happening on campus.  And that includes exhibits at the university’s art gallery.  The current exhibit is … Continue reading

Crazy Quilting & a Giveaway!

sharing my quilts

I had the great honor to meet the wonderful and amazing Gloria McKinnon last week.  For those of you who have not heard of Gloria, she is an Australian native, world renowned quilter, owner of Anne’s Glory Box, and author … Continue reading

Crazy Cat Lady Dress

cat dress

It’s no secret that I love cats.  If it weren’t for my husband, I would already be a crazy cat lady.  Right now he thinks that having Mouse in the house is enough. I certainly think there should be more … Continue reading


day lilies

This time of year is beautiful in my yard.  All the lilies are blooming, and my butterfly bushes are still going strong. Oh, and did I mention that they’re full of butterflies? What do you see when you look outside?

Fair Week


Last week was the local fair.  It was a super busy week for me.  I spent every night out at the fairgrounds as the official photographer.  It’s always a lot of fun, even if it is a bit stressful running … Continue reading

Play Things

wooden tractor

Today’s photo-a-day inspiration from The Idea Room was Toy.  What a fun inspiration.  There are tons of cat toys around my house… and even a few of my old toys (and Matt’s).  I love using my old toys and books … Continue reading