Category Archives: Holidays

A finish for Christmas!

I’m so happy I finished this quilt… especially since I started it in July and was thinking it would be done well before Christmas. The BEST part is that I had all of these great scraps that were perfect for … Continue reading

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Rules for a successful holiday

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Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day! I don’t know about you, but for me Valentines day is always a little frantic.  Someday I hope to enjoy a pleasant, leisurely Valentines day, but I have a feeling that won’t be for many years. I … Continue reading

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Valentine Bunting

We’re having fun writing lots of love notes around here lately.  I wanted to add a little something to the shutter I have sitting behind our mailboxes.  A red heart bunting was in order! This was a quick, simple, no-sew … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Valentine’s Day

Our Valentine mailboxes have been unpacked, and all ten of them are lined up in the family room.  Regardless of your feelings about the holiday, it is not something that can be avoided if you have children in school.  I … Continue reading

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Favorite Vintage Valentine

I recenlty went through some vintage valentine images that I have.  I came across this which I think is quite funny.  So here it is to share with you, I hope you can have some fun with it! E

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I’m Decorated!

It is so unlike me to have decorations up for a holiday other than Christmas.  Because I am nurturing love and hope this year as part of my personal goals I decided to get my Valentine’s decorations up when I … Continue reading

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Dangerously Delicious Peppermint Dessert

One thing I LOVE about the holidays is peppermint ice cream.  Why can’t we have it every other month of the year?  It is my all time favorite.  So this year I altered a dessert that I love to go … Continue reading

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first finish of 2013

I finished my first quilt of 2013 last week. I started the blocks in 2012, so it was a matter of putting it together with the sashing, doing the quilting and binding. It’s a baby quilt, so it’s not that … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas.  It is a cold snowy night and I’m about to snuggle into my bed with sweet dreams.  On a night like this I feel only gratitude and joy. May your day tomorrow be filled with everything that makes … Continue reading

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