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Giving Tuesday

I am fortunate to have been able to retire, early. Life, for me, is good. I have a home where I can stay and be safe. My husband and I are in good health. That is such a blessing. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Dinner Good

Sometimes you stumble on a dish that is just so good that it elevates a weeknight. I call that “Sunday Dinner Good”. It’s the kind of dish you would be proud to serve a guest. Now, I will confess, I’ve … Continue reading

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Quilting Cozy on a Rainy Day

As the temperatures start to fall with the leaves I think of cozy quilts.  And nothing says cozy like flannel!  The softness the warmth, the way it feels on a chilly winter night is such a comfort.  I just happen … Continue reading

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Fourth Quarter Plan for the Finish-A-Long

Because I try to learn from my mistakes, the list for this quarter will be shorter. The previous three quarters, I was unable to complete everything on my list. Granted, the lists were optimist at best. The first project on … Continue reading

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But I’m Not Done Yet!

Quarter 3 of the FINISHALONG has come to a close and I’m Not Done Yet!  Things I did get done are Aromatic Rings which I LOVE, and the quilting by Terry Burris Quilting is beautiful. Sharp Dressed Man which I … Continue reading

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Happy Mail

Last week I received some “Happy Mail” from my sister Terry (Terry Burris Quilting).  I send the bulk of my “quilting” to her to do because, well, she does a great job, she can help me express what I see … Continue reading

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Fabulous Friday Finishes

Yup, I’m bragging a bit.  Tooting my horn and Terry’s too!  I got this back and bound and it’s hanging in my bedroom. Sharp Dressed Man was pieced last year.  The circles are made from neckties that have been sewn … Continue reading

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Third Quarter FINISHALONG – The List

  It’s all a balancing act.  So maybe this quarter I take a more “balanced” approach to what I can finish and what I want to finish.  I’ve noticed a trend that I have a lot to carry over from … Continue reading

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“She had high hopes, high apple pie in the sky hopes”

  I am willing to admit that my 2nd Quarter List was a bit hopeful.  Did I make as much progress as I had hoped?  No.  Did I stick to my plan?  No.  In my defense I did make some … Continue reading

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Work in Progress Wednesday

Let me begin by saying it’s been quite an exciting couple of weeks. I’ll explain. As I was going into my sewing room about 2 weeks ago, I looked through the door and my ceiling fan and light were on … Continue reading

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