Christmas Countdown!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

My favorite Christmas Memory

It's hard to single out one Christmas memory because I have so many. My mom made sure of that even when there was very little money. She raised 6 of us on her own. And when I had my own family I made sure we created our own memories.

Probably the one that stands out in my mind was the last Christmas I spent with my 3 grown sons and their tiny (at that time) families and our best friends Ron and Merriel. It was the Christmas before we moved to Arkansas. We were all gathered round the tree and distributing the gifts. My second son, Dave gave me a beautifully wrapped gift and when I opened it, it contained the most beautiful portrait of my 3 sons all decked out in their finest and framed in a very ornate gold frame. I couldn't believe it. What a wonderful thought and surprise. I just cried..........There were no dry eyes in the room except for the babies. I knew it would be our last gathering for a long time.......everyone's been 19 years and not a Christmas goes by that I don't think about that Christmas. They are forever my "babies".

Merry Christmas everyone and Happy New Year!!

Fabrics used for Lori's quilt "Holly Jolly Christmas"

December Christmas Project For Lori

This is the quilt I made for Lori for her holiday decorations.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

One of Our Families Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe 2009

Broccoli Casserole

10 oz. pkg frozen broccoli, thawed
10 3/4 oz. can cream of chicken soup
10 3/4 oz. can cream of mushroom soup
6 oz. pkg herb-flavored stuffing mix
1/2 C. butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place broccoli & soups in a buttered 1 1/2 qt. casserole dish & mix well. Toss the stuffing in a bowl with the butter & bake for 40-45 min.

Easy and great to enjoy!!

New Project for Thanksgiving!

These are my placemats for Thanksgiving. They are so cute and were fun to make!

It gives me such pleasure to be able to make fun things for my home and others.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

September Project Done

This is my September project I committed to putting it together. Now all I have to do is sandwich, quilt and bind it. That will be my project for October.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

This beautiful pumpkin table runner is what I want to get done for September. I am using some of the beautiful fabric my friend Dee gave me in the pumpkins! Can't wait for everyone to see it done!

Monday, August 31, 2009

My Beautiful Tea Towels from Cheryl

She also sent me a wonderful delicious recipe for Fruit Salad that I have already made up for this evenings meal! Yummm!

Friday, August 28, 2009

Finished August Project!!

Well this is my 11th block for the Circuit Rider Quilt I have been working on for over a year!!!

It will be nice to see it come to fruition!!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

My project for August

I will finish this block for my Circuit Rider quilt. I started this more than a year ago. Actually, I started them when Kansas City Star published them every month. I loved it and just had to make it. I think it will be beautiful when done and I will hand quilt it because it truelly deserves it.