Delightful Duluth

Sometimes getting away with your family in a different setting for a couple short days can be a bonding, refreshing experience…just what the soul needs. We just got back from visiting Big Boy up in college in Bemidji, MN and then made a quick decision to visit Duluth on our (long) way home. I’m so … More Delightful Duluth

Vintage Fabric Wreath

We’ve had your typical gloomy, rainy, springtime weather here in MN. I decided that to lift my spirits, I’d look at some happy vintage fabric…and I maybe wanted to empty a bin and finally create a couple of the ideas that have been floating around in my head for a couple years! …yes, years.

Reuben Sandwiches

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve got a little Irish blood running through my veins, so I’m wearing green today! And one of our favorite meals to make on this St. Patrick’s Day are Reuben Sandwiches. We love ordering them at restaurants, but have learned that our home made version is just as good, and … More Reuben Sandwiches

Thank You, Quilters

We’ve got a new family blankie at our house. It’s a handmade quilt I scored at a church sale for $4. And I’m feeling extra thankful today for the talented woman (I’m assuming) that spent her many hours creating this perfect combination of function and beauty.

Get Some Greenery!

Pantone Color Institute has announced that “Greenery” is it’s color of the year. Since it’s the first full week of March and we’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it would be fun to have a whole week devoted to the color green: green decorating, green food, planting green and making some green ($).