Every year, we have some go-to recipes that, when they happen, really mean holiday prep is getting real. Some of these are for snacking, some are for beverages, and some are more hefty, for meals. The more unusual and tasty, the better! I thought I’d share some of these with you, because I love […]
It’s cold. The weather stinks more often than not. I always start talking about moving down South in February, every year, despite having lived Up North for the last twenty years, since I left my home in Nashville to go to college at the University of Michigan. Did I really just write that? Wow. Twenty […]
Yeah, I know you probably already have your Thanksgiving meal all planned out, but just in case you’re looking around for other recipes to round out a meal that can sometimes get to be … the same-old same-old, here are some of the things we like to rotate in: aligots, a cheesy french recipe for […]
Just sayin’. This is my fella’s recipe. Have a beautiful summer weekend evening!
I learned this only *after* washing a flat and a half of berries with a strainer! This way is much, much easier: 1) Fill giant bowl with your berries. 2) Fill giant bowl of berries with cold water. 3) Watch as berries float to the top, and swish them around gently with your hands, making […]
My little boy is in kindergarten this year, and they made a little book for Mother’s Day that had fill-on-the-blanks about us. Here is my absolute favorite: And this one: He’s the one in the birthday hat to the left–his birthday is coming up, so he’s plotting what cake he’d like this year. Two of […]
Back in April, I went to the New England Quilt Festival to take some classes and learn new things. I also got to hang out with a bunch of really great people and laugh like crazy–Angela, Melissa, Lisa, and Theresa–and have some great food and great drinks. Good quilting, good company, good eats, what could […]
I’ve been really busy these last few weeks, publishing my for-sale pattern, getting another pattern ready for the Summer issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited, preparing for my talk at QuiltCon, heck, prparing for QuiltCon AT ALL (have yet to do anything for my classes, eeeeek!)… but I am also a stay-at-home-mom with a 2 year […]