About, Quilts

A Year of Quilts

January 7, 2017
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2016 was probably my busiest quilt making year since I first started 3 years ago. I have made 13 quilts. I enjoy being inspired by an idea and just going with it in my own creative way.  I thought I would share each of them with you…

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Parties

Engagement Party

November 11, 2016

Our oldest daughter got engaged in October! Wanting to celebrate the occasion we gave them an Engagement Party. The theme had to be a fiesta as Mexican food is her absolute favorite. I thought I would share a few of the pictures with you.

Parties

My Nephew’s 3rd Birthday

December 3, 2016
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Oh how I love to put together children’s parties! They are absolutely the funnest (if only that was a word) party to put together. My little nephew would be turning three, and well of course, who better to give him a “Memory-Maker Party” than his Aunt Karla? So the wheels in my head began to turn. I needed a theme that would fit his little personality. Then I remembered a book from my own girls’ childhood many years ago called We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. My nephew loves the outdoors and bears so I knew this would be a hit with him. So a BEAR HUNT it was! Continue Reading…

Tablescapes

Spring Brunch

March 26, 2016

Spring is one of my favorite seasons of the year. Flowers are beginning to bloom, bees are buzzing around, the sun begins to warm the breeze, birds are singing their songs, trees are starting to put forth their leaves, everything is coming alive again.

I can’t think of a better time to host a brunch and celebrate this new season. My table is simple enough so that anyone can pull this off with almost anything you have available in your kitchen.

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Travel

Chinese Lantern Festival Outing

December 25, 2015

Being back in North Carolina has its advantages this time of the year. One being that December isn’t freezing cold with lake effect snow flying all around; and two, having to bundle up like Ralphy’s brother in The Christmas Story just to go outside.

Nope, December in North Carolina may be chilly at night but nothing that a jacket and cup of hot cocoa can’t fix. One thing for sure you can still enjoy outdoor outings. Continue Reading…