Tuesday, December 30, 2008


Hello my friends, hehe,, did anyone go BOXING sales....well, I just happened to go to F...Land and boy what I found for little moola... flannel. Also went to W....Mart and found some nice brush plaids for little moola...hehe.......OK so I have a problem , just a little one called: "Addicted to fabric ".,, I re-organized and cleaned my sewing room (once more) and I have a little more area, nice and bright,, we brought Little Gracie to the spare room downstairs and it fits perfectly,, I had put together the stitch regulator but to my chagrin ,,, we had a missing part, so off it goes back to it place and new one has been ordered...Darn, wanted to work on my quilt...oh well, cest la vie...lol... Now I have started to cut some squares for another rag quilt (with the flannel I got), also I will have to try to use up my (just a little big) stash... before I go buy more...humm I'll have to go searching for more quick patterns...lol... I do have a new quilt book by Bonnie over at http://www.quiltville.com/ called Scraps & Shirttails (signed by Bonnie, wow) (check out her website ( http://www.quiltville.blogspot.com/) and also her blog at quiltville's quips & snips) see on my side bar.... well, I'll have to try joining a stash buster site.... anyone have any suggestions...feel free to guide me,,,I also finished my loto block, woohoo, next ...lol...til next blog... Ciao, Adios, Salute, Nighty Nite and Bonsoirs mes amis...

Block Lotto

My great finds lol...plaids and flannels


Thursday, December 25, 2008


hehe,,, ok after yesterday's big meal,,(made huge supper for Hubby's family) and then today my family (I made a huge supper,),,I think I need a Course-set ( I can make a quilt if I had a pattern for corset lol I'll have to google that or maybe someone will send me info on it, lol), humm maybe a girddle too...lol,,, this is the first year in 26 yrs that we share with our family here in Ontario.... but sad that our kids and grand kids are not with us here this year... we did however spend time with them on our webcam,,,what a great invention, the grandson's were so funny to hear and watch and they thought the same.... told my daughter that we have to do this way more often,,,good way to keep in touch, love them all , also the grand kids in Alberta so grown up, daughter sent a video that the kids made while at the Calgary Zoo lights thingy,,, wow I sure don't feel like I'm getting older lol but they all are...oh well, maybe one day they'll catch up to me :-) , Wonderful holiday, K now, we have leftover turkey (2 turkeys lol) need to see how many ways you can use it in different meals,,,lol.... Ciao, Salute, Adios, Nighty nite D... Bonsoir mes amis ..... happy stitching

Hubby and some of his family (Mindy, Aaron, Deb, Dave, Denis,Brian, Harold and not in pic is Marlene, Paul)


My mother and brother and sister (aka, princess)


Nephew Matt and friend Adele, my bros Marc and bros- in- law Gene

yes, it's a holiday pic,,,lol,,,, never see this again for another 26yrs, Princess is really doing dishes..lol,,, my mom wants a pic and she's framing it...love ya

you ask why we call her Princess

ask me I'll reveal all lmao

Wednesday, December 24, 2008


Sunday, December 21, 2008

Shh,don't tell

LOL,,, shhh, don't tell anyone but I think I have a thing for snowpeople...lol... I just walked around the house and figured this out...lol..I still have one that I really want to finish paintingand put out, they were made (wood work) by D's (Denise)'s dad,,, I have to sit my tush down and paint them ... seriously I love snowpeople do I have a problem???? would like to hear from you as to what Xmas things you like to collect LOL.... had a wonderful few days,,,visited (of course) and got some cleaning done (the truck wouldn't start) lol... I'll be sewing a bit tomorrow just to finish off the Minnesota Backroad quilt (top) then after the holidays I'll try out my new quilt frame... have to play now...so Ciao, Salute, Adios, Nighty Nite, Bonsoir mes amis.....(haven't forgotten my Thompson friend) :-) to all...

Denise's made (thanks)

PS: this left one is made of bricks cool (found at vv's)

other bought


found ones, left ones, I painted (tole paint)


Janice A made, found one


bought one, found one


bought and bough
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I made and painted Tole (of folk) painted and my mom's


D's 3 snowpeople (lost one nose will have to make another lol)

and Mom's (on the right side)


Sister Marielle made both(opps mom just gave to me lol)

sorry aka princess


I made from D's one and D's dad made as gift, awe thanks

I just made,cool eh, and I made the deers (cut wood too)


Yoyo trees we made for quilt guild xmas party

want pattern , email me I'll share


Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Productive (NOT)

Alright, so I have been the last few days, out gallivanting LOL...being productive NOT,, I'm almost finished with the clue#3 for the mystery quilt, 49 square in a square,,, but the rest, lol,, not sure what I'm doing,,, I have been shopping, and cooking and baking and being a social butterfly, oh well,,, feels like Xmas is too close and I'm going in circles...I am however, visiting my favorite blogs,,and admiring what they have accomplished,,, I'll have to sit down and stitch up a storm, (not a snow one lol) we have gotten quit a bit of snow, but so mild (for me) and pretty...no great pics today, will have take some tomorrow,,,Ciao, Salute, Adios, Nighty nite, Bonsoirs mes amis,,,

Saturday, December 13, 2008


Can someone tell me "Who Said" you need to bake and bake before Christmas eh???? So now you know what I've been up to today LOL,, no more baking said the lady in black LOL...this has been several times now, that I've made kinda the same "really nummy" goodies for Christmas,, Brought the first lot of them to the quilt guild Xmas party...now doing this all over again for my Xmas eve supper (with the hubby's family) and then Xmas supper for my family..yep I'm gonna cook up a storm then I'll have to make a new years resolution (that I never usually do cause well, humm who keeps them LOL)... and diet.... or maybe I should just run on the treadmill, any ways, I have been also shopping, blahh ",,, sure is busy busy downtown and all I wanted to do is go groceries,,,, so I just picked up essentials for now , I'll have to go back and finish this in the middle of week early morning to try to avoid the bustle....lol.. I started also the mystery quilt clue# 3..... in between the backroads quilt , ok so I have to start to finish something LOL...My head is spinning and its' fun....gifts were sent out to kids in Calgary, and also in Thompson,,, I'll have to figure out how to work the webcam so we can see each other Xmas day... that will be cool... well I'll post few pics and by they way People , we are having snow again here,,,lol,,,looks like winter here , how about where you are,,,let me see ,,,,:) Ciao, Salute, Adios, Nighty nite, Bonsoirs mes amis..........

Myster quilt Clue #3


New fan in living room "NICE" lol

old in box and hubby installing new





Lights, camera, humm action???


click on this link for a little fun puzzle


Thursday, December 11, 2008


here's a link to great RUMBLE,,, check it out.....http://patsloan.typepad.com/pat_sloans_corner/2008/12/a-little-christmas-rumble-1.html#comments lets all have fun...lol

Wednesday, December 10, 2008


Ok, not sure how everyone else is getting along LOL...I'm sure busy as bees or dancing reindeer's......I"m asking if someone can PINCH ME LOL.... I am having such a great time, I'm thinking this won't last before hummm someone stops my funtastic time I'm having LLOLL...last weekend (saturday) we (my Mom and I) went to a little sewing class, thought I'd bring mom just to have a day together and sew. We made these HUGE oven mitts, was fun day, had to hurry to make it back before snow storm lol... Then on Monday evening, our quilt guild's xmas meeting / supper// fun time... Well, that was a blast... the theme was "twas the night before xmas" so , we all got into our PJ's (or maybe didn't change lol). There was gift exchange, secret sister gifts, then cool thing whomever wanted to participate , we brought in a brown bag with a handmade xmas ornament in it... they were hung in the tree, after we got to open a brown bag (not our own of course) and voila, a keepsake ornament... cool... now this has been tradition here since they started the guild...wow. great fun...Monday, I worked on my quilt , I haven't' finished it yet, putting the blocks in rows.. on Tuesday, we picked up our #3 clue for our Mystery quilt.... awe... and now getting ready for xmas and so on I'm sure everyone is feeling the same (I'm think I'm running a marathon) LOL... oh, I just had to start one thing in the bathroom (taking some old caulking off) but that lead into , well, I changed the flooring...sorry, I had promised nothing til new year, but it looked like crap...now looks wayyyy better,,,,oh I also made these really cute napkins, check out this link to it...easy peasy and fun too... http://craftsanity.com/?p=1083 thanks to Jennifer for also on her site a video on how to fold them....any hoot,,, I'll sign out for now , need to get going on sewing and more sewing LOL...Ciao, Adios, Salute, Good night, Bonsoirs mes amis...........

PPSS: click on the logo "Charms for Charity Contest" see what fun you just might have with this one.....I'm in ....

Guild President (Debbie Sarafini) and Santa


Denise Roy (xmas party co-ordinator) and me LOL

Few Lady reindeer LOL and entertainer dance deer (Doreen)

(Clair, Danielle, Pierrette)




huge oven mitts lol (good for bbq)

quilt Minnesota Backroads

Finally got the birds in the feeder, took long time before they came

flooring in bathroom
yukkky lol