My husband the NASCAR driver….

…..well for about 5 minutes anyway! I think my husband’s love for all wheeled vehicles started with his matchbox car collection which still holds a valued place in his home office. When he was growing up he would help his father work on cars any chance he got.  As a teenager he and his friendContinue reading “My husband the NASCAR driver….”

An Obsession and a New Adventure!

Last fall when I was facing surgery and knew I would be laying low for about 12 weeks to recover, I decided to purchase a new sewing/embroidery machine.  Since I already own two sewing machines I really purchased it more for the embroidery capabilities than anything else……..except for that self-threading needle!!!!  Pretty sure I decidedContinue reading “An Obsession and a New Adventure!”

Quilts for the Triplets

As many of you know I have been blessed to be a grandmother to six adorable children, three of which are seventeen-month old triplets. They are so darn cute and so fun now that they are toddling around but I might be a little biased.  I have made all my grandchildren handmade quilts when theyContinue reading “Quilts for the Triplets”

New Patio and Firepit

We built our current house twenty years ago this November and over the years have often thought it would be nice to have a bigger patio area than the standard builder’s size that was installed originally.   Last winter we finally drew up a plan and obtained a few quotes.  We made our final decisionContinue reading “New Patio and Firepit”

Strip Quilt

Before my grand daughter Aria was born I made her a gender neutral quilt because her parents chose not to find out if they were having a boy or girl.  My daughter Kayla decorated the nursery with a cute mint/gray color scheme that I matched for Aria’s quilt. You can read about that quilt here.  InfantsContinue reading “Strip Quilt”