Monthly Archives: July 2012

Finishing Up a ‘Lil Dumpling

Last February between appointments for parent-teacher conferences I had little bits of time – just enough of them to start on a little project I had found on Pinterest a darling little zippered coin purse, inspired by Chinese rice dumplings. I … Continue reading

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July 21, 1974 – the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!

Sunday, July 21 A rather busy day! I had coffee & my milkshake (dieting…again and always) for breakfast, and then went to church with dad. The sermon was rather short today (always a plus). When I got home, Cathy had … Continue reading

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Up North and a Quick Pillow Cover

I have a lot to share – our trip AND my first sewing tutorial… Last week we packed up the car and the dog and drove the LONG trip “up north” (as native Michigan people refer to it) to Lake … Continue reading

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It was hot, so we took a walk

We have had 100 degree plus weather here in the midwest – and the outlook is for these temperatures to continue. Growing up in the GPNW (Great Pacific Northwest) I remember any daily high over 80 was a rare occurrence – … Continue reading

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