So my children were having “superhero” day at daycare last week.  Bring a superhero outfit she said.  Where does one find a superhero outfit in the middle of summer? The week before that was summer Halloween in the park.  It is hard to find costumes when it is not really Halloween.  A superhero though?  I … Continue reading

Say goodbye to 2013

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas.  If you are in the GTA I hope the crazy ice storm didn’t put too much of a wrench in your holiday plans.  I know for us we had no luck finding any salt since before Christmas and have ice everywhere.  Everywhere we went (daily) was sold out.  … Continue reading

The blocks are coming

We are on the final round of the quilting bee and it is my round.  I have requested my block to be the garden fence block.  I just love the look of this block and the whole quilt when it comes together.  I am using these blocks to make another quilt for my kids.  Not … Continue reading

4 Blocks for the Bee

I had posted my works in progress about 2 weeks ago.  On that list were some quilting blocks that I had to do for a quilting bee I am a part of.  The finished quilt is being donated to the BC Children’s Hospital.  This quilt project came together through a forum I am a part … Continue reading

Fabric in the mail

Just a quick post to share a little something I got in the mail today. I haven’t read through the instruction yet but since there are 4 different “red” based fabrics I assume I have 4 blocks to make.  These blocks will then be sent back as part of another quilting bee I am participating … Continue reading

Works in Progress??

I have a slew of things that I am working on/need to do.  I just have a hard time finding the time and I am still on mat leave (for only one more month 😦 ) Time will be a little more scare once I return to work. So things to do/in the works… 1. … Continue reading

The Easy Quilt

I did a 2 day class to make the “easy” quilt.  A crib size quilt for my oldest son.  I needed to find some fabrics to go with the blue, orange and grey colour scheme of the room.  My inspiration for everything for the room comes from the feature wall. I gave a sneak peak … Continue reading

I’m up next!

So I finally finished my blocks for the latest round of the quilting bee and mailed them off.  The person wanted a basket weave block and the conditions were that each person had a different colour scheme.  Mine was blue.  I thought I had a bunch of blues to choose from but when it came … Continue reading

So far behind

I have been really slacking off on posting to my blog which is a shame because I really do enjoy doing it.  I got a new computer for Christmas, a MacBook.  It is great, however it is my first Mac and I am so used to PC. So I am very disappointed that I do … Continue reading

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Everyone is busy with the holidays and I am no exception.  As if having a 2 year old and an 8 month old didn’t keep me busy enough!  What is worse is that my 2 year old now thinks that getting up at 6:30 in the morning is his new routine.  He no longer wishes … Continue reading

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