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A quick trip into “the” city!

We are going to visit my mom in the next couple of weeks, but first my Hunny had a business trip that would take him through NYC and Philly. Since the kids and I were all off of school we decided to go with him for the little get away. On the morning we left…

a flea market find and a summer treat!

Last weekend we went out estate sale and flea marketing; I got a couple of awesome things, but I am holding off on sharing a few of them because they are waiting for makeovers! I decided to share my favorite find of the day though, a vintage milk glass necklace with a silver and amber…

silk painting

This week in my craft class we are working on silk painting samples; the end sample won’t be a pretty scarf or anything, just a technique development piece. I divided my sample into 4 different sections and then drew a picture to put on to the silk (I decided on a sort of gothic style…

My Summer Craft Class has Eaten My LIFE!

I am currently in the middle of an accelerated craft class this summer, we are fitting 16 weeks worth of work into a little less then 5 weeks and the pace is killer! So far we have worked on embroidery samples, (I don’t have a picture of my sample because I forgot to take on…

A super busy week!

This week was super busy at our house, it was the first week of summer for the kids, we had Father’s Day, we had friends over for diner (we had to dust the neglect from being so busy during the school year off of the whole downstairs) and I sewed like a mad person! The…

The house – Laundry room redo

When we moved into this house it needed to be completely redone, it had been a foreclosure and everything was very builder’s grade and dirty. Paul deployed only about a week after we moved in, so a lot of the remodel was done while he was away and I was trying to fill my time!…

Berries for diner!

We picked a bunch of black berries the other night, and decided that we needed to do something a little different with them (we have been eating a lot of berries!) I decided that it couldn’t be that hard to make up a syrup recipe (I could have googled one, but I didn’t want to…

Happiness is……..

Today I had an awesome afternoon! I got to go to lunch with a friend, do a little sewing, and spend some time tidying around the house. The kids are still at school until the end of the week so I am still alone during the days, but as of this Friday we will officially…