Monthly Archives: May 2013

Around the Block

While I was on my elliptical yesterday morning, I was planning how I wanted to work up my basket blocks that I bought in the Lakeview Guild auction last year. I decided to put them on point and to do … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking?

How has your day been? Brok got off ok, one of those times when I wish I were there, but glad I wasn’t. I know I would have been crying and I was crying and I wasn’t even there. I … Continue reading

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Protect our Military

I have had another great day! David headed up a group to run the Fred Hartman Bridge, which is a 6-mile loop and then he was to bring them back here so we could serve them a pancake/sausage breakfast. Cathy … Continue reading

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Arkansas Crossroads Pattern

I’ve had some ask for more information regarding this pattern. It is basically only 2 blocks. One block is the basic 3-1/2 inch 4-patch, from which you can get these by doing strip pieces. You will need 160 4-patches. The … Continue reading

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Progress

It has been a great day here, we went to church and then out to lunch at Olive Garden with some friends and came home and kicked back. Good news, I got all the rows done and all the rows … Continue reading

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Four for Four

Friday we had a family gathering for Katie and Joseph, they are expecting another baby in October and they had an ultrasound done to kind out what sex it was. The gathering was for the “reveal”. Katie had a good … Continue reading

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Day three!

I have exercised three days in a row! Yesterday while I was on the elliptical, one on the men that has talked to me came up to me and said; “well it must be nice to be on a 30-day … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye Birdie

This morning I got up and was getting ready to go to the gym and I looked out to check on the doves. They were both gone, sad to see them go, but at least I get to water my … Continue reading

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On a Small Roll

After a good day at work, I came home and decided I had time to sew up 4 more blocks and I laid out 2 more blocks. While dinner was cooking I was able to get started sewing. The blocks … Continue reading

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Low Profile

It has been a great day here, kind of slow and a low profile kind of day. I didn’t even leave the house. I had planned on going to the Lakeview guild meeting, but I decided not to even do … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Again

Well my golden carriage has turned back into a pumpkin again. It was so nice to get away to relax, sew and have some great girl time. The country life is sure a great thing, but nothing gets you back … Continue reading

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Keeping us in Stitches

I started my day with a walk this morning, Cathy ran and I walked in her dust. I’m not sure how far I went but I did walk for an hour. I did manage to run some, but I’m going … Continue reading

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Dinner and Lovies

Here is our 2012 and 2013 group, they all came back from last year. I wanted to share our foodie pictures and 4 lovies were given out this evening. We sure have a lot of fun with this!

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The Good Life

I am really living the good life up here; we are totally being pampered with food here at the Woodbine Hotel, not to mention wonderful friends all around me. Susan Warmuth is the owner and operator of the hotel and … Continue reading

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Woodbine Sewing Retreat

It was fun day driving from Deer Park to Madisonville. By the time I left home, it was raining and it rained on me pretty much all the way up here. On my way out, I stopped off at Kinko’s … Continue reading

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Cutting it Up!

I worked yesterday and today since I’m going on a sewing retreat (long) weekend to Madisonville at the Woodbine Hotel. I am so excited I can hardly wait. Over the weekend I prepped for two different projects and then today … Continue reading

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Sunday recap!

I wasn’t going to write, but when I looked over the pictures that I took yesterday I got tickled at Wyatt, he is so good-natured. We all went to Pappa’s after church and you know most everyone has to eat … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

To most of us, this is a very special day. I have been blessed to have a wonderful Christian mom, whom is kind, loving and very patient. How does one roll up such “cornerstone” in ones life into just a … Continue reading

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Weathered the Storm

We had a wild weather night last night. I think I woke up around 3 a.m. to the winds blowing the big oak tree in the back yard like it was a little bush. I finally went back to sleep, … Continue reading

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Hit and Miss

Normally this term refers to baseball, at least for me. I’m the oldest of 4 children and the first 3 were girls. My dad loved and still does love sports, so we learned to watch it from a very early … Continue reading

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Itching to Stitch!

Sunday was a recovery day and I didn’t get to sew any. Monday was a day being a “Granny” and that evening was Baytown’s board/guild meeting. Tuesday night was “Little League” night and tonight is “Stay Home” night!!! Wahoo! I … Continue reading

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Little League Night

I finally got to go to Jaiden and Dylan’s baseball game. It seems that the last month has been plagued with bad timing, bad weather or me forgetting. Tonight, I was actually able to make a game. This was Dylan’s … Continue reading

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Mimi’s Day Camp

I got a call from Candice last week asking me what did I have planned for today and she had a proposition for me and would I mind keeping Hunter and Hailey today. Well, she knew that I more than … Continue reading

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Quilt Show Closing

We had another great show day yesterday. I was surprised by my friend, Peggy we toured the show and had a very nice lunch at the Teapot Depot Express. A very special shout out to her for driving 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Award Ceremony 2013

Day one of the quilt show started putting a few finishing touches on the decorating, hanging a few more quilts and drilling holes in some of the poles. You know it takes a village! We had a great team yesterday … Continue reading

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Quilt Happening 2013!

What a day, my hurt hurts! It started at 5, got ready and off I go to Lee College. I was very excited, but I think it was all worn out around noon. The company that we hired for the … Continue reading

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Quilt Check-in

The past 2 days have been fairly busy, yesterday working then prepping for the show. I got to start today watching Sir Wyatt. We played and then it was naptime. He is such a good baby. I just grabbed his … Continue reading

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