Photo Credit Eric Overton
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It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

(Photo Credit, Eric Overton, Dickinson Texas after Hurricane Harvey) How do I say thanks to the many people who have influenced my life this past year? With tears in my eyes, actually.  This wasn't exactly the post I had planned for today but in going through photos of 2017  I knew this had to be my… Continue reading It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

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Family and Fabric

The past few days were spent enjoying family whereas the next few days will be spent enjoying fabric! Family - Home for the Holidays, Part 1 Christmas morning found my husband and I on a two hour trip across "the great divide" meaning we went from south of Houston to north of Houston to visit with… Continue reading Family and Fabric

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Special Christmas Thoughts and Prayers for our Military Families

As everyone is enjoying their time with family I wanted to share a special thought for our service men and women, many of whom are not celebrating today with their families due to deployment. Words can not express my gratitude for their service and sacrifices for our country and my freedom. I wanted to share… Continue reading Special Christmas Thoughts and Prayers for our Military Families

Sunset two days before Christmas
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Two Days Until Christmas!

The 23rd of December, two days until Christmas! Day 23 of my 31-day blog challenge...and it's sunset already! I had planned on blogging this morning...Where did the day go! I was going to tell you all about the number 23, how it's my favorite number and how I smile whenever I see it. I'm known… Continue reading Two Days Until Christmas!

looking up into an attic
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We Interrupt This Christmas Countdown

...to clean the attic!?!!?? I know - we are certified crazy over here .... but there's a good reason to take the morning off yesterday from quilting... namely, it was predicted to be almost 80 degrees Wednesday - by the weekend about 57. Well, that,  and in less than two weeks we will have workers… Continue reading We Interrupt This Christmas Countdown

Me and Santa's Elves
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Me and Santa’s Elves Are Working as Fast as We Can!

Oh me, oh my! It's 6 days until Christmas! I need more of Santa's elves! Sewing machine humming, longarm warming up...I have to take a moment to report we've been making good progress! Besides, it's day 19 of the 31-day blog writing challenge - admit it, you'd be disappointed if I didn't at least report… Continue reading Me and Santa’s Elves Are Working as Fast as We Can!

Screen shot Snowman singing Silver and Gold
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Silver and Gold – an Island Batik Christmas

One of my favorite Christmas TV shows growing up was Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. A quick google search told me it debuted in 1964 - I dare say I've watched it all my childhood and all of our boys' younger years. As much as I like the story I do believe I'm drawn more… Continue reading Silver and Gold – an Island Batik Christmas