Anniversary presents

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In June we celebrated our 30th anniversary. Supposedly, 30th wedding anniversary gifts should be pearls or diamonds. Well, I’m really not interested in either of those. Instead, we decided to use some money my dad gave us, along with some … Continued

Great buys

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I forgot to mention my Great Buy of the Week! On Tuesday, my quilt guild had their annual auction/garage sale. Everything is divided into lots. Typically a book or stack of magazines is paired with 5 or so yards of … Continued

Favorite tools: crockpot

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I realized I forgot to mention one of my favorite quilt tools: my crockpot! I’ve had a nice little three quart, blue crockpot for more than ten years, which I use all the time to make wonderful homemade yogurt, but … Continued

Happy Thanksgiving

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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Hope your turkey was yummy 🙂 We had several friends over to share our meal. We ended up with ten people in all. Our dining room isn’t quite that big, so we re-arranged the house and … Continued

Ikea Hack

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Today we worked some more on those Ikea shelves that I painted earlier this week. I used Mod Podge to glue fabric to the front of the drawers and then sealed it with another layer of Mod Podge. Don’t you … Continued