Category Archives: Outdoors

Bennett and Daddy

Yesterday was Bennett’s 2nd birthday; we drove to Tyler Friday night after I closed the shop for his birthday party Saturday morning. Bennett has a new best friend, Mickey and Minnie Mouse. He had a swimming pool party and had … Continue reading

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Arbor Day in LaPorte

I got my True Blues, Vintage Revival finished on Monday! Wahoo! It was sure tricky getting all those points matched up but while working with the rows, I finally figured out a little trick that eased the trouble of those … Continue reading

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It Got Hot!

Well it sure got hot rather fast, a lot faster than it does this time of year. Maybe it is a little payback for our lovely spring we had that lasted longer than 1 week. Ha! Our plants at the … Continue reading

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On a Roll

Did you all have a nice Mother’s Day? Mine was very nice; Saturday we drove up to Tyler to be with Mom and it ended up that ALL 4 of us kids were able to spend Mother’s Day with mom. … Continue reading

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Squirrel-ville

We got to have nice retreat last weekend. I had several projects planned and bounced around on different ones. I worked on my Red Crinoline Quilt, Bristle Creek Farmhouse block of the month. 4 of my blocks! After that I … Continue reading

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Hello there!

I just wanted to say I’ve been missing you and thinking of you, but it’s the mere fact that things are going by faster than I can keep up is a huge understatement. I’ve done a few updates at the … Continue reading

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The Big Thaw

We are finally thawed out here on Friday. When I left the shop Thursday the ice was finally melting from Tuesday’s sleet show, it was sure strange for the past few days to have had ice on the roof tops … Continue reading

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Twenty Eighteen!

Another year, it is hard to believe but it is here! I for one am glad to see 2017 “in the books”. There were a lot of things that happened last year, some good and some bad and that is … Continue reading

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Maybe Back to a Routine

How are things in your corner of the world? Hurricane Harvey has certainly left its mark in so many different areas of Houston. I know some of you didn’t fair so well with Hurricane Harvey and then some of you … 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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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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March Winds

I catch myself coming and going, I guess going more than I care to admit, but I stay pretty busy. I hope you are enjoying your spring! I did get to shop in the fields during Warrenton Antique days, I … 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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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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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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Coming Together

United we stand, Divided we fall, if our backs should ever be against the wall, we’ll be together, together you and I. I love the words to that song and I love the idea of unity. I really do feel … 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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Golf to Hurricane Matthew

David and some of his golf buddies planned a weekend getaway but there were only 3 guys to attend so they ended up asking the wives if we wanted to join up. We originally had 3 couples that were going … 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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Little Things

Here lately I’ve heard this comment from a couple different people – “the devil is in the details”. For some reason I’ve picked up on this being said and I’m not sure I understand or if it really pertains, but … Continue reading

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Temps Dropping a Little

It is great to feel that the temps are dropping a little, but I’m ready for them to drop a little more! I barely got unpacked and off I went again. Thursday and Friday I decided to go antique shopping … 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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Love Them

I do love me some Red Crinoline Quilts! While we were at Camp Blanding in Florida, Paula and Mary Ellen were there designing and working away – some projects for their new book and some already kitted projects. After reading … Continue reading

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Crazy Days of Summer

At the end of June, I ended up flying to Little Rock to see my son, Brok and his family. It was a bit of a random visit and after looking over their calendar and my calendar this was the … Continue reading

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In The Details

Are you a details person? Do you notice little changes? I sure do, sometimes I wished I didn’t but then there are times that it’s a good thing. I love the details on the new antique sideboard I got. I … Continue reading

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New Obsession

I had hoped to post long before now but life has been pretty hectic, but all good. First on the agenda was to hang a few quilts – so we did! I hope you like the updates! We celebrated Katie … Continue reading

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