This bag is called “The Day Out Bag” in the book Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders: 101 Sewing Projects Using Cottons, Knits, Voiles, Corduroy, Fleece, Flannel, Home Dec, Oilcloth, Wool, and Beyond, but from the moment I saw it I thought “duffle bag.” I had it picked out before I saw that it was designed by the same […]
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I have come to realize that I may not be able to write as regularly for a while, since my mom was diagnosed with aggressive and terminal brain cancer a week ago. It is a serious situation, obviously, but we as a family are still having good moments of laughing with Mom, as well as […]
It is so easy to make oven roasted zucchini: 1. Preheat oven to 400°F 2. Choose a zucchini(s) of small to medium size, that is still firm all the way through. That is, that has not developed the seeds and surrounding pith in the center. 3. Wash it. Cut off the ends. 4. Then, dice […]
The tie ends of my swim suit top tickled my back as I swam. With the daytime temperature approaching 100°F, I had opted for a two piece swim suit for my pool time. It was going to be a perfect day for a relaxing 20 minute workout, as I pretended I was on a tropical […]
A few days ago I wrote about our latest project in the swimming pool area, which unfortunately for dear husband, involved digging up a main sprinkler line while a stamped cement patio extension was poured. He amazed me once more with his creative method to temporarily patch the sprinkler pipes during it all. I invite […]