Posts Tagged ‘winter’

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…

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Decking the Halls

Call me Scrooge, but I kind of hate decorating for the holidays.  So many boxes to drag up the stairs, so much stuff to put out, and then a month later, I just have to pack it back up. Don’t get me wrong, homes that are decorated for Christmas are lovely. It’s just so much…

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#OurProject52 – From Where I Stand

The world is a frozen wonderland…. The inside of my house is warm and friendly- filled with hot chai latte. And hugs from my husband and the cat. How do things look from where you are? Sharing over at: #OurProject52 at Everyday Eyecandy and Lipgloss & Binky

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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…

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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…

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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…

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A Good Christmas

It was a very good Christmas this year, even if we didn’t get to see everyone we would have liked. Christmas Eve was very busy. It started with a trip out to my Mamaw’s house for dinner and a little visiting before we headed to back into town to visit with some of Matt’s family…

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from our house to yours! Here’s hoping you have a wonderful day full of family and fun.

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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…

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