I am fortunate to have many wonderful childhood memories, but one of my favorites to reflect on was the Christmas when I got my purple bike. We lived in a warm climate and a safe neighborhood where kids often peddled around from dawn until dusk. I took full advantage of that freedom and would spend… Continue reading A Perfect Gift
Throughout my journey of learning to love and design quilts, I've learned three key things: 1)The more accurately I cut my fabric, 2) the more easily my quilt goes together, and 3) the better it turns out. But cutting hasn’t always been the easiest part of my quilting process. I've had to do a lot… Continue reading Cutting Up!
I knew that Houston, Texas would hold charm in abundance, but it caught me by delightful surprise at how beautiful such a big city could be. There are so many amazing green spaces, and sweet little pocket parks tucked between towering high-rises and along more suburban routes. Our gorgeous Memorial Park boasts walking and biking… Continue reading Green Spaces
Traditions are powerful things. Today, I was baking my family’s most traditional holiday cookie. While I carefully rolled the dough, cut the shapes and baked the cookies (which still require frosting and sprinkles), I was thinking about the fact that there has never been a Christmas in my life without this particular treat. The recipe… Continue reading Traditions
I don’t know about you, but I take great delight in finding out what funny national holiday it is every morning. Our local newscaster usually mentions it, but it’s an easy internet search if I miss the announcement. There are days that make me laugh (National Kiss A Wookiee Day, June 15th!) but there are… Continue reading Free Wreath Pattern!