Wine and Cherry Filets + Arugula Salad

Another one of my recent cooking adventures.  Unfortunately I can not get a good picture of food in my house.  Maybe I need to cook dinner at 8 AM to catch the right light. This meal was wonderful.  All from my new cooking bible, the Bonne Femme cookbook.  We splashed out on some good filets,Continue reading “Wine and Cherry Filets + Arugula Salad”

Finish: Vintage Star Wall-Hanging

DH recently fixed some, ahem, issues with our kitchen ceiling.  And I have been slightly inspired to redecorate it a bit – editing, mostly, to go with a vintage vibe.  There is this weird space that needed a custom-sized thingamy.  So I made a quilt, of course. I love the colors in this one.  ActuallyContinue reading “Finish: Vintage Star Wall-Hanging”

WIP: A Sea of Aqua (and red and pink)

So. Close.  I am so close to finishing all of my WIPs.  I have completed 44 projects this year, which includes 19 (!!) baby quilts.  I have two more to finish – just.two.more.  I am excited to be done.  This weekend I powered through another aqua, red, pink baby quilt.  And I have one more.Continue reading “WIP: A Sea of Aqua (and red and pink)”

Love: Louise Penny’s Novels

“Three Pines is a state of mind. When we choose to be kind instead of cutting, when we choose compassion over easy cruelty or cleverness, when we take that huge leap of faith and trust and choose to believe that goodness really does exist, starting within ourselves – then we’re in Three Pines.” – LouiseContinue reading “Love: Louise Penny’s Novels”