Category Archives: Birthday

Blue, orange, green….

I made Amelia this quilt for her first birthday. It’s called orange, blue, green…. Ha! No, it is really a St. Louis 16 and is a classic patchwork quilt design. It is also an awesome tool for teaching colors, when using solids. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Hand Quilting Blog Hop

I’m excited to be one of the stops on Sunday, Day 7, the final day, of the Celebrate Hand Quilting Blog Hop!! If you click the button below, you can go to the home page and find the links to the … Continue reading

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Honeycomb quilt ~ revealed!

And now that the birthday has finally arrived, and the gift given, I can share! My Honeycomb quilt, that I started back in July, which the youngest daughter, birthday girl, helped me to design has been gifted. It was based … Continue reading

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A Baker’s dozen from Julia Child

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” “The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded and whack the hell out of a chicken. Bon … Continue reading

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We Remember

September 2001, we had a trip planned to NYC.   We love NYC.  We love live theatre, the busyness of the city, the museums and art galleries, Central Park.  So much to see and do and never enough time.   … Continue reading

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More Birthday Goodness

The Ultimate Egg Salad enjoyed on an incredible fresh baked croissant.  Need I say more? Chop, chop, let’s get at it! Egg Salad  8 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1/3 cup mayo 1 TBS Deli style mustard or Dijon 1 TBS … Continue reading

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Morel Asparagus Risotto aka Birthday Dinner

Real birthdays are not annual affairs.  Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth. Here’s to hoping you have a real birthday today and every day! Cheers! Morel Asparagus Risotto 8 cups strong chicken stock 3/4 pound … Continue reading

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