Category Archives: Family

My Fake Wall

Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together? Several months ago, we had the opportunity to buy some Ikea storage closet units from one of David’s coworkers. They have great storage ability, but they did not have any … Continue reading

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Day to Day

I started this post last Sunday, so this is a little late. I hope all of the Mothers out there of 2 and 4-legged babies had a great day. My Mother’s day Sunday was a beautiful day in the Houston … Continue reading

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Finally a Finish

Tuesday afternoon I met my friend Mary over at the retreat house for lunch and while we were there the inspectors came to do the final walk through. We got approved and I have to say I was very excited … Continue reading

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Incentive

It is nice when incentive equals deadline or maybe it is the other way around. Friday I got in some sewing time and worked on my half-squares for Miller Manor, I got them all stitched and cut, David was kind … Continue reading

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Production Time

I couldn’t sleep Wednesday morning, so I got up and decided to cut out a kit and maybe I’d get it sewn up. At least, that was the plan! While I was in California in January, one of my purchases … Continue reading

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Remember Me?

Well it has been a while since I last blogged and I lot has happened in 3 weeks! Sorry for the long post, I have a lot to catch up on. David and I went with another couple, Mike and … Continue reading

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Building Updates

Progress is slow, but steady. I had hoped it would be finished by the end of March but not so much. John got the bead board installed in the half bath and I decided what color I wanted on the … Continue reading

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Giddy Up

It has been a wild week, but maybe that is my normal. Ha! I had another rodeo day shift on Tuesday and I took my Primitive Gatherings, My Crazy Life to work on. Slowly but surely, progress is in the … Continue reading

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Have Thread Will Travel

I want to say that I love a portable project, especially when there’s a great possibility of sitting and a slow day of not being able to do anything. Friday I had a day shift and that normally equates to … Continue reading

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Little Strides

Isn’t it just the luck when things are going well you have to stop because you don’t have time to finish what you’re working on? Over the weekend while I was at the retreat house, I was plugging away working … Continue reading

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Yard Spring Cleaning

David and I went over to the retreat house yesterday and did some yard work. He did edging, mowing and blowing and I did some bed work. I had done some dead heading but decided to do more. I was … Continue reading

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Just One More

How many times do you say that? Whether it pertains to one more bite of food, one more cup of coffee, one more lap around the track, one more mile or even it is about one more yard of fabric, … Continue reading

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Where to Start

How was your Valentine’s Day? Did you get candy or get to go out for dinner? I decided to cook dinner instead of us going out. I fixed a pasta shrimp dish that was I got ideas from while shopping … Continue reading

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Sew on the Go

I hope you had a good week and weekend, was it productive enough for you? Tuesday afternoon I reported in for “Granny duty” while Josh and Angela were in California for her work related training. I got to drive to … Continue reading

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Catching Up

There’s been a lot going on, and just when I think things are going to slow down a tad, I think things have sped up! Have you been staying on task getting your projects to where you want them? I … Continue reading

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Soar to Sore

Saturday David and I planned to go over to the house in LaPorte and do a little clean up in front of the construction. It was an overcast and pretty cool morning and driving up, I must admit I felt … Continue reading

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Looking for Normal

Wednesday morning it was time to leave our place in Palm Springs and go to see more of San Diego. As we left it was nice to see the snow topped mountains, it was pretty cold while we were there … Continue reading

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Rainy Vacation

The song says, “It never rains in California”, except when I’m there. Ha! We arrived on Wednesday, arrived in San Diego and it sprinkled after we got to Palm Springs. On the way we stopped off in the town of … Continue reading

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Lists

Are you a list maker? Some how 2016 ended and I forgot to get my 2017 planner refill! I’m not sure how that happened but it did and I felt a little “naked” not having my “list Bible” with me. … Continue reading

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Conquered Kiss

Well I did it! I finally got the “kiss” tag stitched down and wrote on the tag. Now really – just how difficult was that? Not near as much work as it took me to procrastinate all this time. Ugh! … Continue reading

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Last Day of 2016

This year has been a great year, some good things and some bad things. Some I wish I could do over and of course there are some things I wished never happened, but they did and life just takes a … Continue reading

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Presence of Family

I know it has been a while since I’ve posted so I thought I would share some of my family time. How was your Christmas holiday? Did you get to enjoy your time with friends and/or family? We had a … Continue reading

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Thankful

I know it has been a good while since I’ve written so instead of doing a long blog post; I will just do a little story. I hope you all had a great thanksgiving last week and got lots of … Continue reading

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Over the Top

Well I’m over the top excited to report that I have a few new finishes! Wahoo! There’s nothing like the feeling of satisfaction of being able to finish some of my projects. I’ve been working on my quilt bindings and … Continue reading

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Family and Friends

Friday, October 7th, Kynlee turned 3 and the big celebration was Saturday. It was fun watching the kids play and seeing the grand-kiddoes grow up. She had a great party and enjoyed getting a bunch of clothes to play “dress-up”. … Continue reading

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National Nice Day

This day in 1985 I gave birth to my second son, Kyle Andrew. As most newborns are, he was so lovable and sweet, but he wasn’t so little, he weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces. He was a good baby and … Continue reading

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Flop or Finish

Last night was the Baytown guild meeting so I thought I would do binding while I was at the meeting. I wanted to finish my Red Heritage Star quilt, pattern by Red Crinoline Quilts. I got my binding, sleeve and … Continue reading

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As the Spool Turns

I love play on words and if you know me, you know that I do love the sound of the sewing machine – well really I love the end results. Last Tuesday, the 20th I flew to Florida for a … Continue reading

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Reunion Review

Sometimes I wonder if I’m a glutton for punishment, I do like to be busy, but I do have a tendency to bite off more than I can chew. Last weekend we had our first ever Bible family reunion. David … Continue reading

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Cooking and Sewing

Today was a grocery shopping day and a cooking day. I prepped for our family reunion that is this weekend in Corsicana. We are staying at my cousin Tanya’s house. It looks like we are going to have a full … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday

I sure feel like I’m one happy girl and on top of the list – I’m home! I’ve gotten to go a few places since I wrote last. First David and I were invited to join the Winfield’s and two … Continue reading

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