Monthly Archives: April 2013

Beauty In My Parents Home

Here is a peak at a few beautiful details of my patents home

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New Potholders (in the dream stage)

Our potholder situation at home is not great. Except for the quilted pair I made three years ago, all of our potholders are too thin. You can feel the heat from the pan right through them, and that is no … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s Bird Quilt

Hanging in my Mom and Dad’s house is a quilt that my Mom’s Mother made. She created this quilt when she was a young woman, I believe in high school. The quilt has one square for every state in the … Continue reading

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Squash and Beans

Just before I left I planted several varieties of beans and squash indoors. They are vigorous growers, especially just after the seed splits. I can see from my husband’s pictures of the greenhouse that they have sprouted already.

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Shelf Greenhouse

My husband got me a shelf greenhouse this spring. I have wanted one for years. This year the local store had them on sale. While I’ve been gone he set it up on the sunny side of our porch. Here … Continue reading

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Busy Visiting

Even though I have tried to make this trip very low key we have still been seeing a lot of people. Here we are at the end of our busiest day yet.

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Egg Gathering Apron

Years ago I made a prayer flag for our chickens. It was an inspirational flag for the ladies and it hung in their coop. A hand stitched square of fabric with a beautiful egg pattern on it. After hanging in … Continue reading

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