being a grandma…

I really never thought of what comes with the reality of being a grandma. As I reflect on the grandmas in my own life, they were both very different as were my mom and my mother in-law. Both my grandmas were stay at home moms, one with a smallish family, and the other one a … Continue reading being a grandma…

little pretty bags

I found a cool little Lollipop Bags pattern in a quilt shop last fall and so far have made probably a dozen of them and given most of them away as gifts.  I simplified it by not adding the handle or rosette. I love the contrasting triangle, it just gives it that little extra a little bag needs. They make … Continue reading little pretty bags

picking fabric

It will soon be my grandson’s first birthday and I have a quilt to make!  I had some ideas running around in my head and finally figured out what to do. It obviously had to have ‘farm stuff’ in it, so I looked on Pinterest and in my quilt books and came up with a … Continue reading picking fabric

Leap Year

We all like the idea of having more time given to us and today is actually 24 hours of just that.  Leap Year, a day that is given to us every 4 years.  I really have never thought of Leap Year that way, I do have a friend who’s birthday is Feb. 29 and I … Continue reading Leap Year