Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Urge To Purge

After having everything shoved to my sewing studio over the holidays to make room for LOTS of family on Christmas Eve, I needed to sort through all my fabrics! As I did, I got the urge to simply sew 5 inch squares together from 4 of the 6 charm packs I found that had originally been bought by "Quilt In A Day" a few years (?) ago!

No rules, no certain pattern, just sew charms!

Loving it and the hum of my machine working makes me very happy!

I am glad I had the foresight to buy matching border fabric, so this will be done quickly, and I still have enough fabric to make a donation baby quilt, or a baby quilt for someone!



Thursday, December 25, 2014

Christmas 2014

This just proves that God has a freak sense of humor:




















Wednesday, December 17, 2014

54th Birthday

Oh my, did I get spoiled for my birthday! We had a "taco night" with family all around!

My 3 kids got me a flatscreen TV for our bedrooms (apparently having a 60 lb TV with a 17 inch screen is unthinkable) but this JVC TV is awesome!

My husband overdid it this year, I got flowers, 3 pointsettia plants, an ergonomic chair for my sewing studio and another dinner with just the two of us at "The Ranch" ---yummy!

Got this awesome note from Amanda:

Saw her apartment decked out for Christmas:




Yes, I made the stockings!

Had a great day Christmas shopping with Melyssa and Jana:














Sunday, December 14, 2014

More shopping

Got To go to the commissary with daughter #1 and buff sister-some great deals, and good times!



Amanda's Apartment

I feel like my baby girl is so grown up! She is loving her new apartment and roommates! I made a little something for the roomies:

Personalized stockings-made with my original pattern!



Their apartment is super Christmasy!

Love it!


Annual Sister's Shopping Day

It is a tradition that the first Friday of December the sister's get together and shop! This year's trip was so, so nice!

Nice small gift exchange, nice shopping, nice drinks and appetizers, more shopping, nice dinner, then Home to play cards!