Work in Progress

back yard grass

This past year, I focused on the inside of the house. Cleaning the kitchen and putting down new shelf paper. Getting the craft room organized. And … [Continue reading]


At the end of  2014, it was time to pick a word for 2015. In 2014, my word for the year was Forward. I'd made great forward strides, so I chose Thrive … [Continue reading]

World’s Best Omelet

dig in to the best omelet

When I was younger, my Oma taught me how to make the absolute best Omelet. And it isn't so much about the ingredients you put inside the omelet … [Continue reading]

A Birthday gift to me

The mammogram machine

Friday was my birthday. My 36th birthday. Which meant three things. The first was that I got notifications all day long from Facebook, people wishing … [Continue reading]

Quilt Coloring Pages

free downloads of quilt coloring pages

I'm heading off to QuiltCon in Pasadena next weekend. If you can't go, or are inspired by quilts but aren't ready to take the plunge into actual … [Continue reading]

Cherry Turnovers

delicious and easy cherry turnover recipe

Making these Cherry Turnovers is easy to do! You can whip up the filling the day before, then put them together in the morning and be a sweet … [Continue reading]

How to rent a home in three days

house packed in boxes

Yes. How to rent a home in three days. I did it. Together with my husband, we spent 3 very stressful days finding a place to rent in the very pricy … [Continue reading]

Craft Room Tour 2016

paint in color order

What do you call your creative space? A sewing room? Craft Room? Office? Studio? Sewing Studio? I use all of these names interchangeably for the room … [Continue reading]

Cranberry-Orange Scones

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MeAndMyTea #CollectiveBias Happy New … [Continue reading]

Block Printing with Fabric Creations by Plaid

block stamps for fabric printing

Earlier this month I attended the Crafts and Hobby Association (CHA) annual tradeshow in Anaheim. I love going and checking out all the new products … [Continue reading]