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19 12, 2009

Home Spun Holiday

By |December 19th, 2009|random|11 Comments

My friend Natalia is hosting this fun event, and I’ve been trying to sit long enough to enter all week!Part of my issue is the usual messiness of our four busy kids, and I’ve not taken any pictures of our tree – until tonight. Just for you! You can see our stockings and […]

18 12, 2009

Meet Vicki!

By |December 18th, 2009|guest post|7 Comments

Thank you so much for all your lovely comments on my blogging milestone! I’m not going to be able to respond to you each individually – but know that your comments mean so much to me – Thanks!

Vicki is a blogger friend I met a while back, and I wanted […]

17 12, 2009

Four Hundred, Four Hundred!!

By |December 17th, 2009|give away|360 Comments

That’s my post tally — 400! They add up SO fast – let’s celebrate with a giveaway! A set of 8 Meadowsweet Fat Quarters has been donated by Quilted Treasures! I love the colors and beautiful prints in this line! You may have the group shown or pick your favorites […]

16 12, 2009

Dear Santa,

By |December 16th, 2009|give away|9 Comments

I’ve been a good girl this year! Your elves at FatQuarterShop are busy making wishes come true and I wanted to be sure to let you know a couple of things I really want, and kinda need!I just love the colors and graceful prints in the Dolce collection – I put links in the […]

15 12, 2009

Monday’s Highlights

By |December 15th, 2009|Me, My kids|20 Comments

Sophia, Owen, Emmalie, and GabriellaOf course my snow bunnies are big part of my highlight! And of course the reason for my constant running to and fro. The day started with a student council meeting for Ella, a half-hour before school starts, then a coffee for me. We stayed in the car […]

14 12, 2009

A Notion or Two

By |December 14th, 2009|a Notion or Two|12 Comments

I am officially done with my first quilting bee!I made this block for Dana, you do know Dana right!? She sent lots of blue fabrics and ask that we make any block with a bit of each fabric in our block. Well, I got blue – she sent out the rainbow of colors.I […]

12 12, 2009

Scrapbox Desktop Winner Announced

By |December 12th, 2009|give away, My kids|5 Comments

Check the post here to see if you have won! Many thanks for all the clicks!It’s snowing again here, and has actually warmed up, hooray! I still have no voice but I can tolerate 30F much easier, and the girls will play outside for an hour at least today :) There’s a […]

11 12, 2009

4 Ways to Stay Warm This Winter!

By |December 11th, 2009|Me, My kids, random|28 Comments

We have had a week of frigid temperatures, I’m not complaining really, but I have to stay warm! So here’s a fun post for you –1 – Wear your warmest down jacket, over your second warmest down jacket, with a scarf from mom too.When we first moved here from Southern California, I needed […]

11 12, 2009

Sew & Tell

By |December 11th, 2009|a Notion or Two, sew-n-tell, SewConnected|21 Comments

I have been doing a little catch up this week! November’s bee blocks are ready to go in the mail finally. Before I forget I also want to tell you that I also have a post on Natalia’s blog today! Go learn a little bit more about me there :)This block […]

10 12, 2009

Last Chance & A Little Help Please!

By |December 10th, 2009|give away|2 Comments

Tomorrow is the last day to enter to win from Scrapbox – the current click count is at 7671! That’s where the help is needed – please help by clicking over to their homepage. Every click helps to reach the goal of 12,000, and an amazing desk for a special charity. For […]

9 12, 2009

Meet Candy!

By |December 9th, 2009|give away, guest post|40 Comments

A guest post for you! I totally admire Candy’s sense of color and style, and wanted you all to meet her – enjoy!

ETA: And the winner is — Mombrose aka Heather!
Amazing art! So beautiful! :) I love the Ocean Surf Scarf colors! :D They are all so beautiful but […]

8 12, 2009

Do It Now

By |December 8th, 2009|Me|30 Comments

It’s assumable that I repeat this phrase to my kids daily (I do), but I also find myself telling me – Do it now!This is true of the 2 baskets of laundry waiting to be folded, the 2 hampers full waiting to be washed, the dishwasher that needs to clean more dirty dishes, and the […]