Thursday, July 30, 2009
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
I don't know what the heck was going on with this photo. The whole morning was a blur. I have a picture of Elizabeth giving me the stink eye and I have no idea what that was about. But you better believe I'm not showing it because she'll give me a lot more than the stink eye if bad pictures show up on the blog.
But on the not-so-nutty side, it's time to announce the winner of the drawing for Alex's book. Since yesterday was our anniversary I had Bret pick a number and Cathy M , who writes "Great quilts. I don't think I could have kept that quiet for so long. Good for you." is the winner. Cathy email me with your address and I'll get my lazy butt down to the post office!!! Thank you everyone who commented!!! I'm quite thrilled to be a part of the Alex Anderson team believe me.
Alright people. No time for dawdling this morning.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Yesterday, besides cutting into this roll, I went to see Cherry Cupcake and drop off her quilt. Babies are so tiny! It's been many years since I've held a little newborn. Yikes. But she's a sweet little baby and it was a fun afternoon.
P.S. Quick before it's too late, go sign up for the book give away here! I am going to pick a number this evening and post about it tomorrow!
Monday, July 27, 2009
Friday, July 24, 2009
This was the other photo from that day, a bunch of quilts folded up with their backs out. Not very nice of me huh? Being all coy about what I was working on. That's the life of a Celebrity Stunt Quilter my friend. Tight lips.
But today I can show off the unedited photos as the project is done! These are the quilts from her brand spanking new 3rd (I know THIRD!!) edition of Start Quilting. The book includes two projects new to this book and an appendix chock full of information on making the projects larger.
Here are all the quilts laid out the day I delivered them last year! What a project! What a bunch of fun quilts to make!
Today I'm having a give away!!! Leave a comment to win an copy of the book autographed by Alex and next week I'll pick a winner!
If you can't wait hop on over to Alex's website and order up one of your own!
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Have a happy Wednesday peoples! xo
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Monday, July 20, 2009
Last week Suzanne took a road trip and said there was no salad allowed, so I decide to give her way a try. We had a nice lunch at the Apple Farm Inn and although this burger was wonderful I'm making sure you can't enlarge this photo. It was a little too meaty graphic for the blog.
Friday, July 17, 2009
Everything I hoped it would be. In several scrumptious bites.
Have a good weekend peoples. And come back and tell me all about it Monday! xo
Thursday, July 16, 2009
I had to buy it. This is as close as I'll get to living the life of gentle beauty that Alicia lives. I saw the photos of her Blackberry Clafoutis in the morning and it was so beautiful. It's not the first time she's written about Clafoutis, she wrote about it here and here and probably more places. So now I too will have Clafoutis. Twice. And for a moment, my life will be filled with gentle beauty as well.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
I made it rain on my rain lily this morning. It sure appreciated the drink. It has 5 big fatty blooms on it right now.
Ok, more indoor stuff today peeps. I've already closed up the house, the last of the cool air blew in and it's time. It is also time to get out of this hot computer room. Keep cool peeps. xo
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Ok, lets see, what else? Oh, yesterdays lunch with green beans in the sandwich was courtesy of Nordstroms Cafe Bistro at the Valley Fair Mall. I would think all the Cafe's have the same menu, but I could be wrong. Anyway we have a long history of lunching at Nordstrom so it was fun to go back. Thank goodness she's moved on from the All American Hot Dog lunch.
That just about does it for today peoples. Hope you're keeping cool where ever you are.
Monday, July 13, 2009
Thursday our postponed lunch was back on again and we had a blast. Then for fun she came up Saturday to see the last episode of Harper's Island with us! Usually we all watch it 'together' texting back and forth.. weird I know, but super fun. So its been a fun few days people. What about you guys? Did you have a good weekend?
Friday, July 10, 2009
So peeps there you have it. Hope you all have a super duper weekend. xop
Thursday, July 09, 2009
I also loved this Butterfly shrub. Or something with butterfly in the name, I now don't completely remember. It didn't have any identifying information on it, so I didn't get it. I used to have a butterfly bush but man I cannot keep those suckers under control.
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Sunday, July 05, 2009
Pat told me I could take all the photos I want, and I did take a ton. Of course in my excitement they aren't all that great. I can't be trusted anymore I guess. There was so many wonderful vignettes and with the meeting and greeting and eating, well..
Little flag favors to take along to remind us of what a lovely time we had.
The back yard was wonderful. The weather could not have been better if she ordered it up special. I way overstayed my welcome and it was perfect outside the whole time.
Here's Pat on the right with Sharon.
Beverage station, of course I'm trying to capture all the wonderful pitchers and bowls there, rather unsuccessfully. Pat has a wonderful supply of vintage pieces.
No detail is left out with Pat.
My beverage station.. Pat had non-stop Peet's coffee going!