I have been taken hostage by Pinterest!

Anyone notice I have been MIA from blogging? I have a bunch of projects front and center right now so blogging about it has gone to the very back burner. Since pinning on Pinterest takes just a couple of seconds I am posting bits and pieces to my Pinterest boards. I...

Tree skirt sewing (and disaster averted!)

This past weekend I spent four days with some of my favorite women friends at my sister’s beautiful beach house in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. It was a wonderful! We spent many hours laughing, eating and solving most of the world’s problems (!) but I also...

Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce

Today was tomato sauce making day! I am overwhelmed with tomatoes and I want to make my own sauce to freeze and use later. I found a great recipe here for making slow roasted tomato sauce. One is oven roasted and the other is slow roasted in a crock pot. I tried the...

Halloween Quilt

This is the quilt that I decided to finish last weekend. I started it last year using some Halloween novelty fabric I picked up at Joann’s. All the blocks were complete. I just needed to put the blocks together and quilt. I decided to do a QAYG technique. I...

Nursing Pads – Reuseable!

I found a great tutorial to make washable nursing pads on Walking with Dancers. (A really nice “young mom” blog, by the way!) My niece asked me a couple of weeks ago if I could make some reuseable nursing pads for her. She has some commercially made ones...