Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Commissioned Mega Messenger Laptop Bag

A Commissioned Mega Messenger Laptop Bag

Here’s my latest commissioned bag! It’s a mega messenger bag, customized to hold a 15″ laptop. She really liked both my black-eyed susan and fiddlehead fern motifs, so I put one one on the front, and the other on the side phone pocket! She also didn’t want a key leash or d-rings inside, but wanted… Continue Reading

One Moment | Liam is almost in High School

The title of this post says it all…we just got a letter about registering Liam for High School – in less than a month! Holy Guacamole! Are you kidding me? The other day he came home and asked me if I could type up this “concrete poem” – which is a poem that is written in… Continue Reading

Color Choices: Teal Slipcovers

Color Choices: Teal Slipcovers

I blogged last week about the need for new slipcovers for the Ikea stools my boys use. The light green I’d originally dyed them was no match for boys eating on them constantly! One big surprise I got – the new slipcovers I got from Ikea are way too big. Although the name of the… Continue Reading

Ode to a Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

Ode to a Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

Ah, the Super Bowl! Along with the game comes the permission to eat food one normally wouldn’t eat! 🙂 Last year my hubby introduced me to the pork tenderloin sandwich…haute cuisine from his Indiana roots. Why did he wait so long, this sandwich is incredible! Pork Tenderloin Sandwich Recipe Slice a pork loin (or tenderloin if you… Continue Reading

One Moment | Recovering from January

One Moment | Recovering from January

Although I don’t want to jinx anything, I found myself joyous and optimistic last night…the first time I’ve felt like that in a long time. It was from a combination of finishing up lots of todo’s, both from my Candied Fabrics list (yay! My In Stitches article, step outs, and video is sent!) and the… Continue Reading

Come Create with Me in May

Come Create with Me in May

Woohoo! I am so excited to finally share one of the things I’m been working on behind the scenes! I’m  going to be teaching 2 classes at Create Mixed Media Retreat in Costa Mesa, in Southern California, this coming May! Last summer, when I was filming Quilting Arts TV, Pokey (the host and editor) thought… Continue Reading

Podcast Interview

Hey there! My friend Cindy, over at Mixed Grill Favorites, has a podcast interview with me here. It’s a bit long, but I had a lot of fun talking about what makes me tick. What was really neat was that she had such great questions, she made me realize new things about myself and how… Continue Reading