Oct 16, 2015

Quilting Marathon…I Mean Retreat

Inspiration and talent surrounded me for the past three days with at Little Eden Camp in Onekama, MI at the “Common Threads” quilting group’s Fall 2015 Retreat. These ladies are amaz...
Sep 28, 2015

Farm Day at Crystal Lake Alpacas

Every year our spinning group is invited to come to Crystal Lake Alpaca Farm to sit and spin while the public watches how we make alpaca fiber into yarn. We enjoy any excuse to sit and spin and we lo...
Sep 26, 2015

Preserving the Love Apple

Summer is winding down and it was time to harvest and can the “love apple” or better known as the tomato. This year, for the first time in a long time, we had to buy some tomatoes from our...
Sep 8, 2015

My Heart Recovery Quilt

My heart recovery quilt is finished, washed and ready to put on the bed. I made this quilt while I was recovering from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest in December this past year. I cut out the pieces for this...
Aug 20, 2015

Chip vs. The Bear

Chip, my little 15 pound toy poodle took on a black bear a couple of weeks ago. He’s a now called “Chip the Wonder Dog” because it’s a miracle he survived according to the vet....
Jul 25, 2015

Fun, Friends and Fiber

Meet my sewing BFF (Best Friend Forever), Sadie.  She loves sewing as much as I do.  She’s already got a “stash” and doing a great job of adding to it.  Yesterday we got together...
Jul 6, 2015

Life’s a Bowl of Cherries

The Cherry Festival is in full swing in Traverse City, Michigan and I celebrated the 4th of July with my favorite neice. We enjoyed the afternoon and evening at her home drinking in the beautiful...