Project Parade #33

Project Parade Linky Party

Welcome to Project Parade #33 If you are a blogger and have a project you want to share then link up here and your project will be seen across 8 blogs! And, each week we will be featuring an early bird blogger. The party starts at 1o pm (eastern) so link up early and you…

Read More »

How to Start a Vegetable Garden

How to Start a Vegetable Garden

So, you've been reading more and more about how nice it is to have a small vegetable garden, but you don't know where to start. Well, I am going to break that down for you and easily show you How to Start a Vegetable Garden. The first thing you need to know is anyone can have a green thumb. It's really all about paying attention to the plants in the garden. There's an old saying, "The best ...

Read More »

QuiltCon Modern Quilting Convention

QuiltCon 2015

Sewing, crafting, and modern quilts all in one place. That would describe QuiltCon 2015. What is QuiltCon? It is a quilt show that focuses on Modern Quilts. Like most quilt shows, quilters send in their best work and then these pieces are judged by a panel of experts. There are several categories within the modern quilting genre and prizes are awarded. Modern quilters tend to see things ...

Read More »

Project Parade Linky Party

Project Parade #32

Welcome to Project Parade #32 If you are a blogger and have a project you want to share then link up here and your project will be seen across 8 blogs! And, each week we will be featuring an early bird blogger. The party starts at 1o pm (eastern) so link up early and you could be our featured blogger of the week.   This Silly Girl's Life Life with the ...

Read More »

Sewing with Knits

Sewing with Knits: A Few Projects

Today, I conclude this short series on Sewing with Knits. So far we've discussed Intro to Sewing with Knits , Details to Sewing with Knits, and Sewing a Knit T-Shirt. There really is so much more that I could say on the subject of Sewing with Knits; however, I'd have to dedicate this entire blog to that topic. Instead, I want to share with you a few projects that I've completed and then ...

Read More »

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Healthy Broccoli Cheese Soup in a Pot

I have a recipe to share with you. (Healthy Broccoli Cheese Soup in a Pot) It came about because I fell in love with a pot. Not any pot, but a new-fangled pressure cooker. I got this pot because a few weeks back I was making broth in my slow cooker and it boiled over. I was minding my own business, sitting in my office when I heard this sizzle-y sound coming from the kitchen. When I turned the ...

Read More »

Project Parade Linky Party

Project Parade #31

Welcome to Project Parade #31 If you are a blogger and have a project you want to share then link up here and your project will be seen across 8 blogs! And, each week we will be featuring an early bird blogger. The party starts at 1o pm (eastern) so link up early and you could be our featured blogger of the week.   This Silly Girl's Life Life with the ...

Read More »

Sewing with Knits

Sewing with Knits: Making a T-Shirt

Welcome back to Sewing with Knits: Making a T-Shirt. In my two previous posts we discussed different types of knits and supplies for sewing with knits. {Intro to Sewing with Knits & Sewing with Knits: The Details} Today, I'm going to take you through the super easy steps of sewing a t-shirt. You should now be ready to make your first project: A T-Shirt. I am always hearing from sewists ...

Read More »

Grain-Free Snickerdoodles

Grain-Free Snickerdoodles

Here's a sweet treat for Valentine's Day! Who doesn't love Snickerdoodles? They are fun to make and taste heavenly. And, they are hard to make gluten-free. Every attempt has been a monumental fail. Recently, Kitty began experimenting with different gluten-free/grain-free Snickerdoodle options. When she brought over these Grain-Free Snickerdoodles my memories of the ones with gluten vanished ...

Read More »

Project Parade Linky Party

Project Parade #30

Welcome to Project Parade #30 If you are a blogger and have a project you want to share then link up here and your project will be seen across 8 blogs! And, each week we will be featuring an early bird blogger. The party starts at 1o pm (eastern) so link up early and you could be our featured blogger of the week.   This Silly Girl's Life Life with the ...

Read More »

Learn how to sew with knits

Sewing with Knits: The Details

Welcome back to Sewing with Knits: The Details.  By now, you've gotten some knit fabric and are wondering, "Where do I start?" Well, we are going to start with some of the details. You know how it's always about the details. And, when sewing with knits, the details really matter. Today, we are going to talk about those details and why they are so important. For the sake of argument, here, I ...

Read More »