What a difference a week made. Sunday we were able to have Sophie's birthday cookout with burgers and hotdogs on the grill. As long as we were in the sun we were comfortable (all except the great grandparents. One still had her winter coat and gloves
This is from my bedroom window today April 16. Not snow this time, but sleet and ice. Everything is shut down because the roads are so treacherous. Even church was canceled this morning. Not once has it been closed all winter. But now when spring is
Opening day of our local baseball team last evening. We must be crazy. Or loyal fans. Two days ago they had to clear all of the snow off the field and seats. Even dressed warm and wrapped in blankets, my toes were frozen. Despite it only being 32F we
This is what I woke up to this morning. If you look at the trees in the distance that look blurry, it's because it is still snowing! Very unusual for this time of year. I remember as a child asking my Dad if there was ever snow on his birthday(6 April
I would like to ask for prayers for my husbands nephew. He and my husband are very close. About a year ago I had asked for prayers for him when he had a pancreatic cancer scare. It is not a scare anymore, but reality. He has had a pretty ruff year alo
I want to thank everyone for their kind words and prayers on the lose of my sweet Abbie. It seems pretty minor compared to all the trials others are going through right now. But I have made it back into my sewing room today - I haven't accomplished muc
My heart is breaking. Little did I know when I read about Gracie yesterday, that I would be doing that very thing this morning. My faithful companion of 16 years Abbie (my dog) woke me up this morning crying in pain and unable to walk.......
This question is for those who have a multi-needle machine. My husband surprised me today and asked me to get all the information I could about multi-needle embroidery machines- Pros-cons. What can they do that is an improvement over my Husq Ruby? I hav
Back to wonderful cuties for more suggestions. The local artisan market that I belong to helps support families that are dealing with Alzheimer's. They are holding an auction to help fund their program and are asking vendors for donations. I have been
Question/advice. I have a client that is making this quote into tabletop banners. In making this one, I used three layers of lightweight tear away stabilizer. It came out with just a little puckering but took forever to take the stabilizer out. I thou
Last week we were covered in snow and temps below zero. School was canceled one day because it was so cold. Today it is 54. The snow is almost gone and the creek has overflowed leaving a pond in my front yard. You can also see across the road were it
I have two dilemmas. Not really sure if I should say something or just let them be. The first involves co-workers of my husband. One of the women he works with is selling the "buritto" pillowcases. So far three of the women who bought the pillowcases
I have a question as this is the first SS that I have participated in on this site. When I send the gift, do I put a card in revealing who I am or does it remain a secret? I've participated in others that do it both ways. Just wondering.