Category Archives: Cottage

Where did all the Blueberry Crumb Bars go???

Up North Michigan Farmers’ Markets are just started to bust with the summer’s produce, so when we went on Saturday I bought one of everything! The blueberries are especially large, this year, and bursting with a beautiful sweet flavor. On our way home we … Continue reading

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A Little Birdie told me….

Little Amelia, and her mommy, came to visits us, at the cottage, and I got the opportunity to try this little linen dress on her. It is still quite cool up here, so I was glad she had tights and a … Continue reading

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“Take a Hike” quilt

A couple of summer ago, after seeing some of Ann Lovelace’s art quilts, at art fairs, I became fascinated with her style of Landscape quilts. How realistic these fabric scraps could represent a place so familiar is mind-blowing. So way … Continue reading

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Love You Vibes are in the Bag.

Busy, busy, busy around here. We moved up to the cottage for the summer, planted the deck garden and also a couple of little plots at the community garden. Krystal and her husband were able to get up for a … Continue reading

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Fall in Northern Michigan

Considered by many to be the most beautiful place in the country. I can’t disagree. Particularly in the fall. How fortunate we are to have such a beautiful, sunny day, yesterday. To take it all in. Taking deep breaths to fill … Continue reading

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Happy Thoughts make Happy Quilts

A fire to take the chill off and quilting to keep the anxiety down. Watching the Tigers vs the Yankees, Game 3. No debate frustration will live in this quilt! Go Tigers!!!

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Summer Supper

sounds so much better than Meatless Monday, don’t you think? We popped up to the cottage, for a couple of days, and on the way picked up some Michigan sweet corn for a deliciously, easy dinner. We were delighted when we … Continue reading

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