A Leafy Package

  Fall Maple Leaf pattern on Etsy   Last week we had a couple of nights with clear skies and they were moonless nights too.  Naturally, I spent the extra time I had outside with the telescope.  I am glad I did, because since then it has been too cloudy or hazy for stargazing.  Now I am back indoors again tending to my other interests.  The night sky reminded me.. Read More

It’s All In The Clouds

It was really overcast a couple of days ago.  For some strange reason, the cloudy, cool weather gave me a huge urge to bake.  I gave in and became a mad baking lady.   I kicked off the baking session with these easy scones.  We treated ourselves to a couple of warm ones that afternoon with butter and jam.   I sometimes like to eat them with just butter and sprinkled sugar… Read More

Scrappy Pillow Tutorial

Last week I showed this pillow very briefly and I mentioned sharing more about it this week.  It was a very last-minute project, so time was of the essence  Aside from the time it took me to do the hand quilting, it took me almost no time to put this pillow together.   I know you have plenty of scraps lying around and I hope to inspire you to make one.. Read More

Black Cat Crossing – Charlie’s Adventure

    This is  Charlie.  Contrary to everyone’s belief, he has a sweet tooth that would rival anyone.  He would do anything to get a lick of ice-cream, watermelon, sweetened cream, or anything else sweet you can think of.   One day he learned that on All Hallows Eve,  if he puts on a wizard’s hat and a bow tie and sits very very quietly amongst the Jack-O-Lanterns, magic leaves.. Read More