Monthly Archives: April 2014

Switching Gears

While I was getting ready this morning The Today Show did a segment on “Love your Selfie”. It is a pretty powerful message regarding how we should be “more than a picture”. If you get a chance to go back … Continue reading

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Are You A Designer?

I got up a little earlier than I normally do this morning just to make sure I was able to accomplish what I wanted to today. I guess by now, you may have figured that out about me – I … Continue reading

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It’s a Win

How has your day been? I hope you had a good Monday! I had two health care appointments today and on my way home I had the tastiest BBQ turkey sandwich. I stopped at Goode Company on Kirby Drive and … Continue reading

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To Sash or Not to Sash

I wanted to share what my little daisy like flowers looked like – aren’t they cute? I also have a bloom on the Gazania plants; they all look good so far. ☺ I did get to use my “supervisor” hat … Continue reading

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One Thing Leads to Another

I can’t tell you how many times I go to do one thing and it usually takes me in several different directions. I hope I’m not alone! ☺ Yesterday David went to Home Depot and I asked him to get … Continue reading

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What Inspires You?

Last night, as we went to bed David asked me what my plans were for Friday? I was so excited to say that I didn’t have anything planned and I was going to hibernate in my room and sew like … Continue reading

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Oh What to Do?

I forgot to share one of the tips that Cynthia Regone mentioned last night, when doing a swap, she says to always expect to be disappointed. The audience chuckled, I know I sure have been, but she was really creative … Continue reading

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Let’s Swap

Today was a great day, I got to go fabric shopping and then I went to get a much-needed pedicure. Later David and I went to meet an attorney to get our wills drawn up. It was good to get … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure & Hunt

This weekend I have participated in a couple of treasure hunts and I’ve sure had a great time. Saturday morning, Cathy picked me up and we went to Mont Belvieu to shop an estate sale, she was a member of … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle!

It has been a while since I’ve gotten to sit and sew and today was finally the day I got to sew for a few hours. It seems like this week I’ve had to handle different piddly little issues, anywhere … Continue reading

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Finishing Touches

One of the little blessings I had last week during the retreat was that I met Jill, and while talking to her she offered to by our wedding “director”. She had just met me and didn’t know any of the … Continue reading

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Katie’s Wedding Day

It has almost been a week since Katie and Joseph said, “I do!” It doesn’t really seem like it has been a week – but then again it does. Monday was my first “almost normal” day and I love “almost … Continue reading

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Pre Wedding Day

Wednesday, April 9th was the big rehearsal day and packing day for all the decorations. Katie wanted rustic/western décor. Bennie had borrowed a couple of big barrels, a wagon wheel, sheave, and old plow and an old yoke. He also … Continue reading

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Turning Twenty Hits Baytown

I’m really backed up on my blogging. It has been one thing after the other and I’ve not had enough time to catch up. Sorry for the late posting! Monday, April 7 the Baytown Quilt guild hosted Tricia Cribbs and … Continue reading

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England Design Retreat Recap 2014

Wednesday we packed up and headed east to Kountze. Cynthia and Julie packed up a little earlier than I did and I picked up a retreater flying in from San Francisco. We ended up getting stuck in rush hour traffic … Continue reading

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Remove One Way Thinking

(This was to go out Wednesday, but there was no internet service in Kountze, sorry for the delay) Saturday night Kylee spent the night with me and Sunday morning I decided to make a chocolate sheath cake for David’s Texas … Continue reading

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April Fool’s 2014

The first day of April! With each day passing it seems like life seems to be slipping into the vast sands of time. Today is our wedding anniversary and we are celebrating 8 years! In 9 days, Katie will be … Continue reading

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