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Sarum: The Novel of England and a visit to some of the places mentioned.
★★★★☆ Sarum by Edward Rutherford is an epic novel about the area of England known as Sarum. This novel, of more than one thousand pages, spans more than 10,000 years, covering the span of English history from primitive times to … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Photography, Reading, Travel, Watcha reading Tagged abd, book club, book review, book spoiler, england, london, Old Sarum, Salisbury, sarum by edward rutherford, stonehenge, travel 7 Comments
Bright and bold fabrics appears to be my favorite
Mostly just been piddling around this past week. Between getting twice weekly massages, and once a week chiropractic adjustments, I am feeling SO much better and back to walking 5 miles, every day. Only indoor walking, at this point, we still have … Continue reading
Paris The Novel
I loved this book! This was my first Edward Rutherfurd historical novel and it will not be my last. It is the history of Paris as seen through the eyes of several generations of families–aristocratic, merchant and the lower classes. I … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Reading, Review, Travel Tagged book review, books, Edward Rutherfurd, Eiffel Tower, history of Paris, Paris, Paris by Edward Rutherfurd, Paris the novel, reading, travel 5 Comments
Is it warm, yet, where you live???
The last time you saw me working with Liberty of London, I left you here. And I did finally finish it. I cobbled together a few different patterns to make a sleeveless blouse. I am not much of a blouse … Continue reading
Posted in Eating, Finishes, Sewing, Travel Tagged anna maria, blouse, eating, fabric, florida, Liberty of London, sewing, tana lawn, travel 7 Comments
I’m sure you wondered where I disappeared to. Or maybe you didn’t notice? We spend part of our winters in Florida and this year that part was March. It seems strange telling relative strangers, or relatives who are strangers(!), our … Continue reading
Posted in Favorite Things, Nature, Travel Tagged florida, nature, travel 3 Comments
4 hours to a smarter packed traveler
Per the norm… it all started with a trip to my local fabric store…. They have a second building with tons of home decor fabrics at discount prices. Rolls upon rolls of upholstery fabrics that are just a delight to … Continue reading
Posted in A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Crafting, Crazy Mom Friday Finishes, fabric, Finishes, Linkys, TGIFF, Travel Tagged amy butler, bag, Bernina 1080, Janome 6600P, review, travel, weekender 31 Comments
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
Posted in Cottage, Favorite Things, Nature, Photography, Travel Tagged art, fall, fall color, foliage, most beautiful place, nature, northern michigan, photography, travel, trees 12 Comments
How to carry your bling in style
For those who asked, I just posted the tutorial. Finally!! I needed a little gift for a friend’s birthday and I did not want it to be anything big, just a little something. And since I generally only see her … Continue reading
Posted in A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Crafting, Design, fabric, Gifts, organizing, Sewing, Show it off Friday, TGIFF, Tutorial Tagged crafting, design, drawstring, fabric, Family, friends, jewelry storage, Lotta Jansdotter, pouch, sewing, travel 18 Comments
Watching the recent Olympics games brought back so many wonderful memories of our trip to London and one memory that we won’t soon forget has to do with food. Surprise, surprise! Going into it, we didn’t realize that London’s Indian … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking, Eating, Gluten Free, Recipes, Recreating foodie memories, Travel Tagged butter chicken, cooking, gluten free butter chicken, gluten'free, indian dishes, indian food, london, murgh makhani, recipe, travel 1 Comment
My favorite way to enjoy a golf course.
A week or two ago, Peter and I went to a quilt show in Arcadia, a sleepy little town in northern Michigan. It was a fund-raiser for the local historical society and we weren’t quite sure what to expect. The … Continue reading
Posted in Landscape, Nature, Quilt stories Tagged antique quilts, arcadia, arcadia bluffs golf course, double halo around the sun, double rainbow around the sun, mi, public golf courses, quilt show, quilting style, ring around the sun, traditional quilts, travel, what causes a ring around the moon, what causes a ring around the sun 6 Comments