Monthly Archives: November 2009

Show this Sunday!

Anyone have any ins with the weather Gods? Living here in the Inland Empire of Southern CA, our wethaer is usually dry, and a lot of the year very hot, so when planning a show in November with half the participants Outside, we didn’t worry too much! Well, the show is Sunday, and it’s RAINING… Continue Reading

Another commission complete

This one was for my step-sister Pam. She loved my small tote, but wanted longer handles, and her hubby needed to get her a present, so all these were taken care of! I thought it would be neat to stitch her name inside the bag – she liked it! Continue Reading


I’m so glad you made it here. This site never could have happened without the incredible help of Tara Gentile, a.k.a. Scoutie Girl. She has been AMAZING this weekend, fixing things as fast as I can chat them to her and anticipating all sorts of things I needed before I knew I needed them! And… Continue Reading

Working hard behind the scenes!

I’m a little distracted this week…I’m trying to get ready for my other big show of the season: But I’m also putting the final touches on the new website with the help of my fantastic web designer, Tara (a.k.a. Scoutie Girl)! Here’s hoping all goes well and it launches next week soon, (no jinxing here!)… Continue Reading

What’s for Dinner?

If you’ve been reading here for awhile, you know that my hubby is the chef and the family. When it’s my turn to cook, it’s leftovers or something really simple (cereal anyone?) (Please note, I am a pretty good baker, but should be our main source of eating!) Anyway, Amy from Park City Girl is… Continue Reading

Botanical Sketches

In the rush to get stuff finished for my big show a couple of weeks ago, I didn’t really get to take nice pix of my Botanical Sketches, and they didn’t even get their own post, which the really do deserve! The motif is one I’ve worked with on my Going Green Totes, Journals, and… Continue Reading

Halloween 2009

Halloween 2009

Boy, did we have fun! Pumpkins were carved:   Our 1st trick or treater was a really cute Saint Bernard named Maren: The evil dentist, his assistant and his patient get ready for trick or treating: The evil dentist then plays trombone at the Redlands Halloween celebration, some folks go all out. Phew! LONG day!… Continue Reading