Twas the Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, and, oh, I was weary. My stitching unfinished, my eyes getting bleary. The stockings weren't finished, the chimney was bare. And I knew that morning soon would be there. My children and husband were tucked in their beds, But visions of backstitches ran through my head. I'd stitched ornaments and... Continue Reading →

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Martha Stewart I’m Not

According to Martha Stewart, you too can have a perfect Christmas....if you are organized and follow this simple set of instructions....Hold your breath folks, this is gonna hurt. December 1 - Make homemade cookies - pretty homemade cookies are best. December 2 - Craft and make your own Christmas Cards - Don't forget the paperboy!... Continue Reading →

Re-use, Recycle and Re-gift.

Today is December 22nd and I'm stilling making a daily post in the 31 Day Blog Writing challenge being hosted by Cheryl over at Muppin.com. I’m sharing the outcome of a recent challenge offered by my PEI Modern Quilt Guild.  Our remarkable program coordinator, Liz asked us to bring an orphan block to our September... Continue Reading →

A Ghost from Christmas Past…

Here is another festive food pic for you.  Looks tasty doesn't it? The other day I opened Facebook Messenger and found an awesome message with a old photograph of a recipe attached.  It came from an old friend who attended the same Church youth group as I did about a hundred years ago, when we... Continue Reading →

A Quilter’s Christmas Carol

  DOWN AT THE QUILT SHOP Down to the quilt shop quilters go, Out comes the MasterCard all aglow. Out through the checkout with lots of stuff, All for the quilts and the tools and such. Sew-sew-sew, Who wouldn't sew. Go-go-go, who wouldn't go Down to the quilt shop Click-click-click. Out through the checkout with... Continue Reading →

The Horrible Hamlet of Halloween Hollow

In hindsight, things went from very very bad to way way worse in the above mentioned Horrible Hamlet of Halloween Hollow in October and November 2018....In all fairness it started in mid-September when a medium-sized grey and green haired granny (me) opted to take a stroll down a spooky spine-chilling path.   I posted a... Continue Reading →

Words to Live by

Today I'm sharing a short list of inspirational quotes I have come across recently....and I freely admit I found most of these thought-provoking quotes on Pinterest when I wildly searching for things to blog about. FYI today is December 17 and this is my 17th post in the 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge. On Learning... Continue Reading →

Dancing in the Dark

IMHO, Bruce Springstein is probably THE most famous rock and roll legend/star/god on earth - and so when he says he's dancing in the dark, then its certainly something I'm in favour of.  And....its crucial for kids to know its fun to dance....and its also fine to dance to a different drummer. And there you... Continue Reading →

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