Category Archives: little things

Quilted Potholders — Piecing Improv

I was baking cornbread for dressing on Thanksgiving and burned my hand on the cast iron skillet as I pulled it out of the oven.  My potholder was basically worn out, not to mention it was old and nasty looking.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Sunning after the Storm?

I went out to go to the laundry room a little while ago and spotted this squirrel.  It was laid flat-out on the deck railing.  It is sunning itself?  It wasn’t very sunny when I saw it.  Or possibly flat-out … Continue reading

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Nature’s Treasures

I live in a rural area.  My father designed and built the log home I live in.  I wish I had known during the design process that I would someday live in this house, because I would have recommended a … Continue reading

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Sponge Bob Square Pants Mail!

I just saw this on Facebook and had to share it with you! Unfortunately, I can’t figure out where to get the photo of the Sponge Box Mailbox to show you. Yes, that’s right! There will be thirty Sponge Box … Continue reading

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Letters in Movies

I’m watching an old John Wayne movie right now. “Red River” shows a hand written (in cursive, of course) letter or journal throughout the scenes.  Young kids won’t be able to enjoy that part of the movie.  Of course that’s assuming … Continue reading

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Another Self Made Envelope

I had a question about addressing the envelope after my last post on envelope making.  I made this envelope to send a letter to my granddaughter.  It basically shows the same technique for making an envelope that I showed here, but this time, I … Continue reading

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Making Envelopes

Sometimes, I get a postcrossing request to send a postcard in an envelope.  I don’t know what size I’d actually need to have on hand to accommodate a 4 x 6 inch postcard, but I don’t have them.  So, when … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday

Sunday is my favorite day of the week.  I find it very relaxing and rejuvenating.  I prefer to stay home in my jammies and do whatever I really want to do. On my favorite Sundays, I watch Sunday Morning on … Continue reading

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Quick Check In

Things have been a bit crazy around here.  I had hoped to post a couple of days ago, but had a computer virus that had to be taken care of first. Today I’m taking both dogs to the vet.  Loads … Continue reading

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This One’s for YOU, Chris!

I usually forget to get a shot of my fabulous lunch.  This was actually an early dinner, but I still remembered and I even had my camera with me.  This is the Chicken Salad sandwich at The Collin Street Bakery.  … Continue reading

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