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A Christmas for Sewing

singer featherweight

My husband gave me the best Christmas present I could think of, and better yet, I wasn’t expecting it.  He bought me a Singer Featherweight sewing machine! There’s a little damage to the cord that Matt wants to fix before … Continue reading

Let’s Read Some Banned Books!


It’s banned books week! What better time to talk about reading?  You know that the banned books are always the best. When I recently looked through the list of banned and challenged books, I was really surprised by the number … Continue reading

Friday Favorites – Spiral Bound Sewing Books

Gertie's New Book For Better Sewing

I love reference books for sewing.  And I don’t mean the digital kind.  When I’m doing something as tactile as sewing, I love a physical copy of my instructions, which is why I am in love with sewing books that … Continue reading

Getting and Staying Organized

the chicken plushies in my windowsill

As some of you may remember, way back in March I decided that I was going to make my goal for Lent to get my house clean and organized.  I even got started on that process.  Unfortunately, life got in … Continue reading

American Gods


American Gods, a novel by Neil Gaiman is one of my favorite books in the world.  As a matter of fact, my original copy of both American Gods and it’s sequel Anansi Boys are both in pretty bad shape.  That’s … Continue reading