Tag Archives: gifts

The Awkward Holiday List Post

For convenience’s sake, I typically put my holiday wish list on my blog. This year, I am also making some recommendations for special gifts you might like to [..]

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Dad & Janet's Quilt, & A Skirt

Tonight, we had dinner with Dad, Janet and my step-sister Emily to do our Christmas exchange. It was difficult to show them their quilt in at Applebee’s, and [..]

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Post-Christmas Show & Tell

Image-heavy post ahead! When we arrived home tonight, I checked the mailbox to see if my much-anticipated shampoo bar had arrived in the mail. Alas, it had not. [..]

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We’re mostly done with Christmas! While I still have to finish up Dad & Janet’s quilt, as well as a top-secret project for Mike’s mom, there are no [..]

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Delivering Mom’s Quilt

Having the day off, I chose this afternoon to deliver Mom’s quilt to her. I have a key to her house and picked a time when I desperately [..]

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Almost-Christmas Moment

I just whipped up some OMFG delicious chocolate truffle sauce for the neighbors. It was quick, it was easy, it is To Die For. Here’s the recipe from [..]

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First Free-Motion Attempt

Last night, I pieced the back for Dad & Janet’s quilt – hadn’t planned on a pieced back, but I ended up about 8 inches short on my [..]

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Mom's Quilt Process in Photos & Words

Mom’s quilt is finished. It feels kinda crazy to actually say that, but it’s true – the quilt is finished, and it even survived washing and drying. It’s [..]

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FedEx brought me a parcel today to make into something for A Certain Civil War Fabric Fanatic. Now I just need to decide what to do with it… [..]


This "Organization" Thing – It's Not Bad.

After searching for a time management system that was Just Right, I settled for Google Calendar. It’s not ideal, but it’s free and it’s accessible from anywhere I [..]