I was featured in a blog !!
Greetings, Lovely Blog Readers~
I am excited to report that I was featured on another Blog ! The Blogger is Margeux, and her blog is “miscellany”. She is a gifted writer who enjoys travel, food and DIY projects :) I will be featuring her in a future post, but for now, I invite you to visit her blog and read about me, over there ! What fun to connect to other bloggers who enjoy the same things you do~
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So…making dough on a Sewing Blog, you mean money ?
Bread & Sewing, what do they have to do with one another ?
Well, I’ll tell you. It all started with a hole in the ground…
Last night for dinner, we had grilled chicken tenderloins cooked on the new grill our kids built in the backyard. The grill is set in a fire pit of bricks and it swivels for ease of placement and removal of foods. The installation was 3 days ago, we’ve used it twice now and love it ! Here’s a couple in-progress photos:
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I spent a hectic but rewarding afternoon at the Library’s “How To Fair”. Various business folk participated with booths of information and make-n-take crafts in the Library children’s department. Ages ranged from K to 5th grade, plus their younger toddler siblings. There was a puppet show, friendship bracelets, pet care info, planting seedlings, cake decorating, etc. I set up a table with a sewing display and assisted older kids sewing buttons onto a cloth quilted bookmark. Younger ones glued together (their fingers and-) a paper patchwork quilt onto a bed illustration my son made. A fun time was had by all. It was slightly organized chaos. ~And unusually loud for a Library !
I love working with kids. I enjoy sewing and kids learning to sew. It’s fun to see them master a task. Their accomplishment brings such a satisfied smile of confidence and new discovery ! They also love to talk. Sewing Bees always inspire good conversations.
Let me share some of the priceless queries of the day:
Are buttons washable ? (Yes, similar to the buttons on your shirt.) Read the rest of this entry
Q: Can you name that photo ?
Car trouble, squirrels and sewing; what do they have in common ? Well, at first glance, nothing. One is a motorized vehicle, one is a small mammal and one is a hobby. Up until today, I would have sworn they were totally unrelated objects; separate entities; having nothing to do with each other; “and never the twain shall meet”. Today, I am proved wrong. Read the rest of this entry