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A Quick Meal For Those Busy Days!

I love to feed my family a homemade meal made with fresh and healthy ingredients. Some days though…I just want something quick to make. I’m sure you can relate to a busy day during the run-up to the holidays. Today was just such a day for me. I decided to make Tater Tot Casserole. It …

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31 Day Blog Challenge

Cheryl Sleboda of Muppin.com has issued a 31 day blog challenge for the month of December and I’ve decided to take the challenge! Each day (hopefully!) I will do a blog post. I have the first few days all done and scheduled. Several more are in my head and just need to be written. What …

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Early Autumn in New England

Autumn in New England is one of my favorite things. People who don’t live here (or other places where the colors change) don’t realize that it’s a slow, gradual process. Prime leaf peeping season for my neighborhood is the first week of October (give or take a week) but we start seeing signs sometime in …

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12 Days Of Christmas – Day 6

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You won’t find these everywhere! Yardstickers are today’s special deal. Place these 36″ long stickers at the edge of your table so you’ll always have a handy measurement. Once the backing is removed it is very thin so it won’t leave a bump at the edge of the table. And they’re not just for quilters! My hubby put one on his kayak so he could measure his fish. Perfect for the fisherman/woman, handyman/woman or quilter in your life. Regular price is $2.99 but today they are only $2.24 each. Simply leave a comment on our blog or Facebook fan page indicating how many you want. We’ll respond to let you know we got your request. At the end of the 12 days we’ll invoice you and then ship it out as soon as your payment clears. There is no shipping charge, you get a free gift and you can also...

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12 Days Of Christmas – Day 5

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Today’s special deal is a great pattern to showcase some special fabrics. Octagons by Jean Boyd finishes to 51″ X 63″ and is fat quarter friendly. 16 fat quarters and some border fabric and you’re ready to put it together. Regular price is $11.00 but today it’s only $5.27. Simply leave a comment on our blog or Facebook fan page indicating how many you want. We’ll respond to let you know we got your request. At the end of the 12 days we’ll invoice you and then ship it out as soon as your payment clears. There is no shipping charge, you get a free gift and you can also add any other items from our website for no additional shipping costs! Return tomorrow to see our next fun item!

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12 Days Of Christmas – Day 4

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Up for grabs today is a colorful batik! Coastline Balis from Benartex. Lots of blues and greens in this one. Regular price is $9.80 per yard but today it’s $5.57 per yard. Yowza! Simply leave a comment on our blog or Facebook fan page indicating how many yards you want (1/4 yard increments). We’ll respond to let you know we got your request. At the end of the 12 days we’ll invoice you and then ship it out as soon as your payment clears. There is no shipping charge, you get a free gift and you can also add any other items from our website for no additional shipping costs! Return tomorrow to see our next fun item!

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12 Days Of Christmas – Day 3

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Today’s offer is the perfect stocking stuffer…a phone fan! Regular price is $4.95, today it is only $2.75   These fans work on most smart phones. It has a plug in for iPhones as well as android phones. Simply plug it into the charging port and it starts. To turn it off, unplug it. Kids love it, women of “a certain age” can’t live without it. Available in 6 different colors. You can see a video of the fans here. https://www.facebook.com/purplemoosedesigns/videos/1558819287474775/ Simply leave a comment on our blog or Facebook fan page indicating how many you want and which color you want. We’ll respond to let you know we got your request. At the end of the 12 days we’ll invoice you and then ship it out as soon as your payment clears. There is no shipping charge, you get a free gift and you can also add any other items...

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12 Days Of Christmas – Day 2

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Today’s offer is Bridge Creek Blossoms by Atkinson Designs Regular price of this pattern is $9.50, today it is only $4.00 Pattern includes instructions for 5 sizes (baby 44″ X 58″, lap 58″ X 73″, twin 72″ X 87″, queen 87″ X 101″ and king 116″ X 116″) Pattern uses 2.5″ strips for the flowers so it’s jelly roll friendly. Super easy to put together. It would be a great quickie for charity quilts or a last minute gift. Maybe in pastels for a baby quilt or school colors for a college quilt! Simply leave a comment on our blog or Facebook fan page indicating how many you want. We’ll respond to let you know we got your request. At the end of the 12 days we’ll invoice you and then ship it out as soon as your payment clears. There is no shipping charge, you get a free gift...

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12 Days Of Christmas – Day 1

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Day 1- First up we’re offering you a two-fer! A great fabric in two different colorways. Autumn Breeze by Benartex is available in either a white or yellow background. There are leaves with a sort of patchwork look swirling in the breeze. The oak leaf is approximately 3.5″ long X 1.75″ wide. UPDATE: THE WHITE IS ALL GONE. Regular price on these is $8.00 per yard. Today it’s only $3.95 per yard! Wow!   Simply leave a comment on our blog or Facebook fan page indicating how many yards you want (1/4 yard increments) and which color way you want. We’ll respond to let you know we got your request. At the end of the 12 days we’ll invoice you and then ship it out as soon as your payment clears. There is no shipping charge, you get a free gift and you can also add any other items from...

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12 Days Of Christmas!

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Christmas is showing it’s little elfish ears over the horizon…it will be here before we know it! It’s time to start in on those holiday gift lists. Whether you need to make something for a special someone or need a gift for your sewing pals…it’s time to get crackin!! Crank up the Christmas tunes for our 12 Days Of Christmas event which will start on 11/4/17. We will be offering you a special deal every day for 12 days. Some days it will be fabric, other days notions, patterns or gifts. Every day will be a super duper price. All you do is visit our website each day to find out what that day’s deal is. If you want it, leave a comment on our blog or facebook page and it’s yours. At the end of the 12 days I will invoice everyone for their chosen goodies and then ship...

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Hummus To The Rescue!

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My hubby has toddler tendencies when it comes to eating healthy food. If it’s something he’s not sure of or is not one of his favorites (he avoids the healthy stuff…) then he wants it covered in gravy or cheese sauce. While this technique will have your brain and tummy hollering YES YES YES..your waistline and arteries will be screaming NO NO NO! Do you have anyone like this in your family? It would sometimes cause friction when I tried to implement healthy options. I’m sure you can picture the toddler meltdown complete with kicking, crying and screaming…but enough about me…   Then it was hummus to the rescue!   Creating a sauce or gravy with hummus could not be any easier. You can use the prepared stuff from the grocery store or make your own. I’m lazy and the premade stuff is made with ingredients I can pronounce so...

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Batiks Go Retro Blog Hop

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It’s day 4 of the Batiks Go Retro blog hop where we get to show off the Batiks Go Retro line of fabric created by Tammy Silvers fabric designer for Island Batik and owner of Tamarinis. When Tammy asked me to make something with her new fabric line, Batiks Go Retro…I said “ehh, maybe – if it fits into my schedule” (I’m such a great friend…) Then she showed me sneak-peak photos of the fabric and I saw this one… I just had to have me some of that! I mean, just look at it. It has little 50’s style tv’s…and it’s PURPLE!!! The rest of the line was equally exciting. Well, almost…those purple tv’s are pretty darn awesome. Here are a few of the other fabrics in the line. The whole line has a 50’s vibe to it in purple, blue, orange and teal. So now I have this...

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Fiesta de Azucar – Border Option #1

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Our final border is now available. Tammy Silvers of Tamarinis did a great job. You can check out her border info here. Did you miss any of the blocks or borders? You can always go back and read about any of them at the links below or do a search on Craftsy for Fiesta de Azucar and they will all show up. Now you have some time to work on a project. Next week I’ll post the prizes that will be available…there’s some cool stuff in there! July 1st – Block 1 – Terri Sontra, Purple Moose Designs July 8th – Block 2 – Joanne Hillestad, Fat Quarter Gypsy July 15th – Block 3 – Vicki Hansen, Cranberry Pie Designs July 22nd – Block 4 – Cheryl Sleboda, Muppin July 29th – Block 5 – Penni Domikis, Cabin In The Woods Quilters August 5th – Block 6 – Tammy Silvers, Tamarinis August 12th – Block 7...

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