Monthly Archives: December 2008

Up to not much good

I have been stitching & finishing – I just can’t show pics yet. 1, hasn’t been received yet. 2, hasn’t been mailed yet. 3, isn’t quite finished yet. But almost! I hit a snag today (which I was going to … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, General Rambling, High Maintenance, Houses of Hawk Run Hollow, Winter Neighborhood RR | 8 Comments

All kinds of crazy

First trying (and failing) to stitch and finish something starting at 7:30 this morning to have it done by noon. I did get it finished, around 3, but not in the way I had originally planned. I could bore you … Continue reading

Posted in Reading, Stitching | 9 Comments

Keeping my head above water

Things are getting finished! Woo-hoo! I backed it with a plain cream flannel to make sure it’s cozy. I think this one turned out better than the Christmas one I kept for myself; except for the pom-poms, nothing is topping … Continue reading

Posted in And They Sinned, General Rambling, Quilting, Stitching | 9 Comments

A little bit more accomplished

The Christmas cards are signed, addressed & stamped to go into tomorrow’s mail. I finished hand quilting GB, now I just have to get the binding sewn on. And while I didn’t get the borders put on Merry Trails, I … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, Quilting | 6 Comments

All Buttoned Up

We’ll start with Crabby and move more and more off topic as we go… Obviously still in need of a wash & iron, but it is done! Made progress on the in-laws Christmas gift: Those two hours I spent down … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Crabby All Year, DIY, General Rambling, Mirabilia, Mirabilia RR, Quilting, Stitching | 13 Comments

And the winner is…

Kendra you win (look for an email from me)! To everyone who played and didn’t win. I’m sorry! It was dh’s fault! 😉 Thank you to all my readers, it’s a good feeling knowing that I’m not just talking to … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, Stitching | 12 Comments


Hey ya’ll I’ve been ranting & raving here for two years now. Seems like longer doesn’t it? Since it seems to be the thing to do, I’ll celebrate by giving something away. All 4 charts for Crabby All Year. 1 … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, Stitching | 23 Comments

Pecked to death by ducks

It’s just been one of those days. One annoyance after another. 1. My car is “fixed”. Yes they did it for free. But they had to fix it for free. 2. The changed who can use a room at the … Continue reading

Posted in Crabby All Year, General Rambling, Stitching | 2 Comments

There's just something about pom-poms

I love ’em. Is it because of all the wonderful pom-poms my great-grandmother put on the top of every hat she made me? (When I was little she made us great-grands a new sweater & matching hat every winter.) Is … Continue reading

Posted in Crabby All Year, Quilting, Stitching | 7 Comments