Skirting the Issue 2013 and a Honduras Mission Trip

Did I ever tell you about my big sis? No? Well, she’s a saint.  At least I think of her that way. For many years she, her husband, and her daughter go 1-2 times a year with their church group to the poverty stricken town of Reynosa, Mexico to build homes (my brother in law…

The Garden in Early July, Part II

If you missed the first part of the stroll through the garden, click here. If not, let’s continue walking while the sun is still out :-). I have a few new items in the garden this year, which seem to be doing well, at least to my newbie eyes. My hubby has been pushing to…

The Garden in Early July, Part I

After weeks of constant rain the sun FINALLY peeked out from behind the clouds and allowed me a brief period of time to run out in the garden and give it a good survey. Most things are looking pretty good, but there are a few issues. Let’s take a stroll: The lime tree I bought…

Finished Object: Colette Patterns Hawthorn Shirtdress

I know, I know, the Hawthorn sewalong is not supposed to be over until the end of July, but, well, …….. let’s face it. This dress is gorgeous and I couldn’t wait any longer to wear it! Front View Back View Colette Patterns has been on a back burner for me lately since Cake Patterns…