Monthly Archives: January 2013

Thursday:: staying warm

Cook made us something yummy to eat.

Cook makes a yummy stew

A thick stew.
The perfect comfort food!
She can’t change the weather,
but she does a wonderful job keeping our tummies full.

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Wednesday:: Reading

Today has been an extremely long day.

Reading

So, before I turn in for the night,
I’ll read one of my favorite books.

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A new bed

…arrived yesterday
and
Beccasine has already claimed it.

Becassine's new bed

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Monday:: quilts and a giveaway

Do you remember the quilt Hitty Sue was helping Marilyn with?
Well, the top is finally complete.
Would you like to take a look?

Hitty with quilt

Click here for a closer look.

This is was made using 1930’s reproduction fabrics.

Hitty with quilt

There was enough fabric pieces to make one for us, as well.

Doll Quilt

Hitty with quilt

We were happily surprised to find a small bag with enough tiny fabrics to make another small charm coin quilt.

Charm coins fabric pieces

If you would like to make a similar quilt for the Hitty in your life,
leave a comment.

Small Charming Coins Quilt

You have until Friday to leave a comment.
The winner will be announced on Saturday and the bag of charm coin fabrics will be mailed out to you.

Small Charming coins quilt

{This charm coin quilt was made with 1800’s reproduction fabrics}

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Sunday:: stitching a sampler

During these cold months,
it’s always nice to sit near a fireplace and do some needle work.

Doing some needle work

Close up of Sampler

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Good night

After a long day with Marilyn at the quilt shop

{for a block of the month meeting},

I am EXHAUSTED!

Good night

Sleep tight.

Don’t let the bed bugs bite.

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Staying warm

It’s cold and snowy, so

I’ll keep myself warm with…

Something warm & something sweat

Something warm & something sweat

…some hot chocolate & a sweat pastry treat.

{Yummy!  Eclairs are my favorite}

A perfect bedtime snack!

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