Monthly Archives: July 2011

Surprise bundle

Do you ever find yourself loving something that surprises you?  This fabric bundle surprised me.  I usually go for bright summer colors.  Blues, pinks, greens, aqua.  The deep, rich colors of autumn are simply a seasonal love for me, and … Continue reading

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does this color combo ever get old?

I honestly LOVE this color combo and I don’t think I will EVER tire of it.  I think this would be so cute for a baby girl quilt, don’t you?  I like fabricworm because they put together these custom bundles … Continue reading

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sorbet

I’ve been looking for fabrics for my bedroom colors and it has been a lot harder then I thought it would to find some cute ones in the right colors.  I ordered these lovelies the other day.   The prints … Continue reading

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England Swings Fabric

I’m loving this collection of fabric.   The colorway is largely red, white and blue with some yellows, greens and pinks mixed in.  It’s next in line to be cut into once my current projects are finished. See those little flower … Continue reading

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a new favorite

In an effort to save money and improve my cooking skills, we have made a commitment that we will not be doing any eating out except for on date nights. The only problem is that I only have 2-3 go … Continue reading

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homemade ice cream

Making homemade ice cream is an essential part of summer. Growing up, I remember summer nights sitting on the back deck and hearing the hum of the ice cream maker, anxiously awaiting until it was done.  It was always delicious- … Continue reading

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Lavender Lemon Frozen Yogurt

This refreshing summer treat was an experiment.  I used this recipe, but the night before I made it I poured the half & half in a jar and added 2 Tablespoons lavender to it.  I refrigerated it overnight and before … Continue reading

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Saturday mornings in the summer

yard sales. They are one of my favorite things to do in the summer on Saturday mornings. it comes from my wonderful father.  He loves finding a great deal and because he is handy he finds potential in so many … Continue reading

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Summer

A family outing to the pool.  Gentle breeze blowing my flags. Towels drying on the porch.  Ahh, summer!

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Summer Love: Strawberry Jam

A lazy summer afternoon.  Homemade strawberry jam on fresh bread. {On the amazing custom made cutting board my father-in-law gave to me.} Children happily licking sticky jam fingers. What could be better? Excuse me while we make more jam. Jennifer

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