Monthly Archives: January 2015

Foundation Piecing

I took a class in foundation piecing last August and did not finish anything in the class, finally picking it up again last week. I finished the small house that I started in the class in under 10 minutes, and … Continue reading

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Just for fun

Sometimes you have to take a step back and do a little piece just for fun. My son offered to design a quilt for me, and I asked him to do it in purple and yellow, in preparation for a … Continue reading

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Elegant Quilt

This quilt follows a pattern put together by my friend Ruth Bourke, who also gave me the fabric. It’s really lovely fabric in crazy patterns, I never would have used it without the push! Sometimes it’s good to get out … Continue reading

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Baked French Toast

Today I had a half of a baguette that had gone stale. I remembered that I had found an excellent French Toast recipe years ago and managed to dig it up. It’s even better than I remembered! 3 tablespoons butter … Continue reading

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Lemon Carrot Cupcakes

This is a recipe that I’ve wanted to try for a while. I never put carrots and lemon together in a cake, and have a particular fondness for lemon in desserts. The frosting has lemon too, and turning it orange … Continue reading

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Start the year

Start the year the way you want to finish it. Now’s the time to set priorities for the year! I struggle with this blog because I don’t want it to be too personal, I just want it to be for … Continue reading

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