Learning as I go

So I finally FINALLY finished the peacock embroidery that I started over Labor Day! Hooray for me! It’s not that it was crazy complicated (although I will admit that it was a tiny bit ambitious for my like what? 4th time embroidering? ah well…) but embroidery requires 2 things, time and good light, and I…

Embroidery…we may have found a winner!!

Back in the end of June, we were getting ready to head up to the family lake home in Northern Minnesota for a week.  This vacation is always very low key- we sleep, read, fish and eat…not much more than that!  A few days before we hit the road I was shopping at Aldi (bless…

Paper flowers

so it has been awhile since my last post…work has a way of ramping up at unexpected times, so while I actually played around with paper flowers several weeks ago, this is the first opportunity I have had to actually write about it.  Making paper flowers was actually pretty fun, and I  had something pretty…

I tried Geo-Caching and all I found was poison ivy…

I had never heard of Geo-Caching until a few weeks ago. It sounds like something to do with rocks, but in fact it is, according to wiki an : ‘ outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, at…