Popularized by Rhonda Dort, who uses the layout in her classes, the Communique Quilt Layout works for both featuring large fabric and panel pieces, as well as a basis for multiple block designs.
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I'm Andrea, a web developer living in rural America with her husband and daughter. I'm excited to share my life with you as I explore some of the great things about living in the middle of nowhere. Be sure to check out the blog below to see a few of the things that are speaking to me right now.
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The annual church picnic is tomorrow. I’m on the list for dessert, so I’m planning to make some Cherry Delight. It is a quick, easy dessert that goes over well at cook-outs and pot-lucks. Ingredients 1 angel food cake 8 oz.. cream cheese 3 T powdered sugar 2 pkg dream whip (can be replaced with cool…Read More
The Gibson County Relay for Life was last night through this morning. As I have for the past 8 years, I went out to help Dave Kunkel Sound Service with the gig. It’s always nice to have someone else there, when you are running the sound board + the computer. I had a pretty good…Read More
Today’s recipe of the day is one of my favorites, though I don’t make it near enough. My husband actually makes this more often than I do. It works quite well in a dutch oven, and so he often makes it when he goes to the Booneville Antique Gas and Steam Engine Show. Ingredients 2…Read More
I saved the life of a baby chicken today! My neighbor, Bob, sells eggs, and because chickens produce best in their first year, he gets a new batch of chickens every year. This year’s batch of baby chicks just came in the mail, and of course I had to go see them. I decided to bring my…Read More
This is the pie dough recipe I use. I find that it is much flakier if you are willing to use real lard instead of Crisco. You can purchase lard in buckets and sticks at most large groceries. Don’t be concerned if you use your own lard and it has a bacony smell, this bakes…Read More
My husband and I have a garden, but this is our first year to grow zucchini. It’s not quite ready yet, but I wanted to try my zucchini bread recipe before we started getting a bunch ready in the garden. Fortunately, I was able to find some nice fresh ones at the store to test…Read More
So, today it took me a half hour to get a bottle of water. Yes, I know, it’s simply a bottle of water… this should NOT be difficult, yet it was. This afternoon, I went to take some photos at the nun chorus rehearsal for the Gibson County Theatre Company production of Sound of Music. I…Read More