The Lunar Chronicles – A Review

The Lunar Chronicles are a series of 6 books written by Marissa Meyer.  The books take place in the distant future (100+ years after the 4th world war).  The 4 main books in the series: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter are retellings of the traditional fairy tales Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Snow Read More …

Project Quilting – Trees

I’m so excited to finally get a chance to participate in Project Quilting. This is it’s 6th season, but I just discovered it at the end of last season, so I didn’t get a chance to participate. The idea behind project quilting is to complete a new quilting project each week. The first project theme Read More …

Winter Mini Quilt

I really thought I was done making Christmas projects, but, last week I ran across the Dresden Forest Mini Quilt by Leigh Laurel Studios. It inspired me to make my own version of a forest for our wall, and knew I had to make my own version. I love that it will also make a Read More …

Winter Wear

With the Polar Vortex heading south, things are going to get pretty chilly here this week. And with the cold weather, I start thinking about layering clothes. Particularly what jackets and coats will work well with my clothes. Having a good work coat in my closet is always important to me. The first nice coat Read More …

Stocking Wreath

I found a great wreath idea on the Midwest Living site last year. It’s a spring wreath using an umbrella, but it gave me the idea to make a wreath from a stocking. My wreath is currently hanging out  on my fake ficus tree at work, but I’ll take it home when the office closes Read More …