October 21, 2014

Halloween Treats

When the kids were younger, Halloween was a huge event here. We decorated the house just as we would for Christmas, both inside the house and […]
October 5, 2014

A ‘Ghastlies’ Pouch Give-A-Way

If you have been following along, you will know I became enchanted with the little Ghastlies adorning the Ghastlies Collection by The Alexander Henry. From aprons […]
October 3, 2014

Fall vs. Winter

I like fall. I don’t like winter. At all. I like fall because of pumpkin everything, from soups to lattes to muffins. Anything with pumpkin in […]
September 3, 2014

Rec Room: Updated!

The rec room or TV room was the first room we ‘updated’ when we moved into this house back in 2006. We had only one TV […]
August 27, 2014

The winner of the Pencil Case is…

Congratulations Sue! Please send me your address and I will send the Pencil Case asap! Thank you so much for your comments. I so enjoyed reading […]
August 5, 2014

A little bit of chaos…

So whereas I thought I would be sewing a whack of ‘back to school’ goodies for the shop, I am not. Whenever my parents visit from […]
July 15, 2014

Our summer so far…

…has been awesome! We started a wee bit early by pulling the kids out of school and going to Tulum, Mexico. It’s been so long since […]
June 18, 2014

‘End of School Year’ Teachers Gifts

I really wanted to make patchwork and quilted pouches for the teachers but I remembered I made them pouches for Christmas gifts so I had to […]
April 17, 2014

New pretties…

I don’t often purchase fabrics with ‘cute’ motifs or patterns but these pretties from the Henley Studio called ‘Tempations Flowers’ by Makower UK were just a […]
April 12, 2014

For the love of warmer days…

After hibernating for what feels like an eternity, the warmer weather and disappearing snow has made being outside so refreshing. This time of the year though, […]
March 28, 2014

My perspective on ‘selfies’…

I think they are awesome. I think they exude tremendous self-confidence. I admire all those who take selfies, especially spontaneous selfies. Do I take selfies? Nope. […]
March 14, 2014

A ‘Surprise’ Trip to Vancouver

Just a few short days before my dad’s 75th birthday, we made a quick decision to ‘surprise’ him by being with him on his birthday. Timing […]