Saturday, June 16, 2012


I honestly thought the Mother Ship had landed!  Today I was at our local outlet mall when I rounded a corner and saw this.....

I've been to that exact same part of the mall twice in the last 6 weeks and that wasn't there. 

I LOVE Longaberger.  Once upon a time I was a consultant.  I have a truck load of the stuff so quit buying a couple years ago but how does a person just walk on by? 

I suppose having the Longaberger products available to everyone, without the benefit of a home party or consultant, makes them a little bit 'every day' but I DON'T CARE. 

Now on to my explanation for why there are no sewing projects to photograph.....

Life is chaotic this summer.

My son has gotten very serious about his running (as if he wasn't before) but is now signing up for lots of races.  One or another of us go along as his 'support staff''.  Today it was my job.  I love going to cheer on the runners.  He won 1st place for his age group in a local 5K.  He ran a half marathon a couple weeks ago....which to the longest race. 

Aside from the world of kids, I am very involved in a couple of charitable projects that are taking up quite a bit of my time. 

And lastly, I am accompanying a group of high school students on an adventure filled trip to Central America.  Go Mom!  Keep in mind that my idea of communing with nature is to view it through the picture window.  One of our 'adventures' involves a zip line.  I have wanted to try that ever since the first time I saw someone do it on The Amazing Race.  However, I am very scared of heights.  I told the kids that if I start to look scared they are to wrestle me into that harness and throw me off the platform.  There is NO WAY I'm coming home without doing it. 

Wish me luck, safe travels, and send me for a sanity check. 


Thursday, June 7, 2012

Does everyone remember

the big bag'o'patterns?

Well, Mary has taken what she wants and added to it.  Now she's doing a give-a-way on her blog.   I don't know what she took out of the bag or what she added but if you want another go at it, hop on over to Quilt Hollow and enter again. 

Good luck and happy stitching.