12 09, 2014

National Sewing & Quilting Month with Fat Quarter Shop!

By |September 12th, 2014|Celebrations, learning to sew|1 Comment

Happy National Sewing Month Friends!

I’m celebrating with my friends at Fat Quarter Shop, they have a fab new pattern that’s free just for you! Be sure to use #colormyheart when you share your version of this quilt online. I’m loving the rainbow version, but can definitely see it done up in any charm pack!


I love […]

21 06, 2012


By |June 21st, 2012|Celebrations, My kids|9 Comments

I know, things have been quiet here…I have my reasons, and one of them is this little guy!

Owen is five today – it hardly seems possible, yet I am so thankful for the joy that he brings to our lives.

Hope you are having a great week!




5 12, 2011

Adding Handmade to Our Holidays – Tiny Garland Tutorial

By |December 5th, 2011|Celebrations, Tutorial|10 Comments

Hi friends!  I hope you had a good weekend!  As usual our family kept us busy, and I managed to sew a bit too – all in all a great weekend!  Part of the day yesterday was designated to putting up the Christmas tree, and adding holiday touches around the house.  The kids pretty much […]

21 06, 2011

Owen turns 4!

By |June 21st, 2011|Celebrations, My kids|21 Comments

That’s right – my baby is 4 today!  Hard to believe, and he’s grown up on this blog, I thought I would share a few pictures  of his journey to boyhood.  It’s been a fun adventure!

He was such a happy baby, these pics represent his first year.  I’m shocked at how young the girls look […]

2 06, 2011

Beginnings and Birthdays

By |June 2nd, 2011|Celebrations, work in progress|16 Comments

The beginnings of my Wonderland quilt:

After a full day of celebrating Sophia’s birthday, I stayed up late sewing…Joe thinks I *might* have a problem!  It’s so soothing to me, sew, press, trim, repeat…more on that later.

Sophia turned 6!

She had a fun day being the center of attention and loved every moment of it!

Letting her sisters […]

4 08, 2010

Arizona in Photos

By |August 4th, 2010|Celebrations|5 Comments

We got home late last night, I’m just getting the kids moving, laundry going, and have a bit of time to share our weekend with you!  This post is very picture heavy so I decided to put them all in a slideshow.  I hope you take a minute to look through them – our kids […]

2 06, 2010

Still In Progress…

By |June 2nd, 2010|Celebrations, work in progress|12 Comments

My Tuesday was like a full Monday!  Celebrating Sophia’s birthday made for a fun day thou :)  All that to say, I didn’t get to work on my design challenge quilt more, BUT I did take a couple more pictures for you!We were given a page from a seed catalog, and told to select one […]

22 05, 2010

Happy Birthday to Me & You

By |May 22nd, 2010|Celebrations|78 Comments

Each time we come together for a Festival I am overwhelmed by the response!  You all are so amazing – thank you for sharing your quilts and more importantly your stories that go with them.  I’ve had comments from some of you that started quilting or blogging (or both!) due to the inspiration found in […]

13 05, 2010

Madison Bag & a Big Birthday

By |May 13th, 2010|Celebrations, sewing|16 Comments

It’s been such a full week!  Thanks so much for your response to my first pattern, and the Blogger’s Quilt Festival! In the mean time, I finished my Madison Bag for myself – and almost forgot to show you.I love the finished product!  Getting there, was a little sketchy, but the size and shape are […]

14 02, 2010

Happy Valentine’s!

By |February 14th, 2010|Celebrations|9 Comments

I know that not everyone celebrates Valentine’s day, so to those that do – Happy Valentine’s!  I hope that all of you are loved and blessed! Joe surprised me with these flowers on Thursday – he wanted to get them before they were out :)  I am so very thankful and blessed to share my life […]

7 01, 2010

My Birthday Girl

By |January 7th, 2010|Celebrations|16 Comments

Thank you for the birthday wishes for Emmalie!  She had a great day being the center of attention and extra treats too :)  I’m behind (again) (as usual) in responding to comments, but I’m so glad that you are excited about quilters from the Quilt Festival being featured regularly!  I’m looking forward to it!  I’m […]

28 12, 2009

Life is Full & I Am Blessed!

By |December 28th, 2009|Celebrations|14 Comments

I ended up taking more of a break than I had planned!  I have been soaking up the memories with our kids, and loving every moment.  I will admit that bedtime is still my favorite time of day for the kids – I’m wiped by the time they snuggle into bed!Christmas morning is a favorite […]