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Creating, every day, with coffee always close at hand.
Interests: cross stitch, card making, scrapbooking, project life, reading, running, lifting, baking, gluten-free, primal, paleo
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Love these, Marie! Thank you for sharing! I was just thinking I needed to get my DD album together (well, at least get some supplies ready...), and start making my cards. Christmas will be here before we know it!!
Love Harry Potter and love your album! I was at the Wizarding World in February, and seeing your album makes me want to go back and see all the new stuff they added!!
Robin, all of it is so great, right!!?! Thank you! The moulding is absolutely perfect. Another one that was the first one I picked, and went, "Yep. This is the one." Have a wonderful weekend!!
Toggle Commented Oct 11, 2014 on Sleepy Hollow | Cross Stitch at a whole lotta latte
Beth, aren't all those details amazing! I love this piece! Thanks for stopping by!!
Toggle Commented Oct 11, 2014 on Sleepy Hollow | Cross Stitch at a whole lotta latte
“There is nothing like the silence and loneliness of night to bring dark shadows over the brightest mind.” ― Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories Christmas is hands-down-without-a-doubt my favorite holiday ever, but Halloween is a close second. The crisp air, the fallen leaves, the spooky... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
Thanks, Terri!!! It's SUCH a fun piece to stitch, especially on that fabric. How PERFECT is that frame!!!!!! As soon as I saw it, I didn't even look at any others - I knew that was the one!!!!!
Thanks, Robin! I love Plum Street Samplers designs - the colors and patterns are always so perfect and beautiful! Batteries are recharged! Have a great rest of the week!!!
Toggle Commented Oct 9, 2014 on October. at a whole lotta latte
so, i realized something today. ok, maybe a couple things. a) it's october, which means HALLOWEEN. i love halloween. well. maybe i just love candy. separate issue. 2) it's WAY too cold already for this time of year when i'm driving into work. my dash read 46 degrees this morning,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
Well. It's October. I don't know how, but it is. The month of September flew by so fast, and I'm already terrified that I'm going to blink and it'll be Christmas morning. September is always a busy month for me at work, which doesn't help as time flies on by.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
Thanks, Robin! Smalls are the best to take when you're on travel. Williamsburg sounds wonderful! The one and only time I was in Williamsburg was for a high school trip. I hope to get back there one day - I love all the historical aspects of the town. Hope you had a great weekend and have a great week!
How is the summer over already?? HOW??? I feel like we just got out of that horren winter (side note: i heard through the grapevine that the jet stream moved, and we're in for winters like that ALL THE TIME NOW??????? i'm moving to costa rica.), and here we are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
Hard to believe another week has gone by. Has it been as rough for you as for me? I don't even know why it was so exhausting, but it was. Happy Hour on Thursday night with some of the greatest people in the world, my band staff friends, was much... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
I have a lot of patriotic graphs in my stash. A lot. This one I've been working on here and there as I completed other bigger projects, just to keep me sane, since I picked a larger count fabric to do this on. I love doing anything patriotic. In fact,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
Jacki added a favorite at [i] LoveLife
Aug 15, 2014
Absolutely beautiful, Kal.
Toggle Commented Aug 15, 2014 on This. at [i] LoveLife
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Great tips! I also love traveling solo. I will definitely have to check out Airbnb for my next trip! My uncle told me about it a while ago, and seeing the success you've had with it, too, makes me want to give it a try for my next adventure.
Toggle Commented Aug 14, 2014 on My Best Tips for Traveling Solo at My Wanderlist
I felt the same way about Naples, Italy. I never really warmed up to the city while I was there. I don't know if it was the people, the time of year I went, or what. However, I fell head-over-heels in love with Florence, which may or may not have been because it reminded me of Southern Spain - Cordoba, to be exact - which is my most favorite place ever. I also loved Sorrento and Rome, and a little town called Orvieto (the cathedral there was made with both black and white limestone, so it's striped!), but Naples? Eh. I'll pass.
Toggle Commented Aug 12, 2014 on Copenhagen at My Wanderlist
It's hard to believe, but it's about to be mid-August. Summer is winding down, and I've only made it to the beach twice. Tragic. I do love Sundays, though. For some reason, they're less chaotic than Saturdays. At least for me, anyway. Sundays are for catching up on summer reading.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
For the better part of a year, I was working on a pretty big project - a baby gift for my friend, Becky. I gave some sneaks here and there, but for the most part, it's been super-secret-on-the-down-low. I gave the gift to Becky yesterday, so I'm now able to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
Jacki added a favorite at [i] LoveLife
Aug 6, 2014
Sundays are for pancakes. And stitching. And reading. And maybe some scrapping. And really not much else. This week, I finished two books - In the Garden of Beasts, and The Fault in our Stars. Both were exceptionally good, and not what I expected when I started reading. Now, I'm... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
Love this line!! I'm a huge sucker for Christmas paper & embellishments, so I can't wait to get my hands on all of it for my December Daily album!
This past weekend, for whatever reason, I was all about getting into the Christmas spirit. Maybe it was the cooler temps that got me thinking about my most favorite season ever. Or that July isn't over yet, so I could technically still celebrate Christmas in July. But then again, I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at a whole lotta latte
Your albums are always so gorgeous, Marie. I love seeing this one come together!
Toggle Commented Jul 28, 2014 on Alaska Travel Album: Part 2 at Stitch In Time
Pardon my lack of posts lately, peeps. It's summer, and I've actually decided to enjoy it this year, rather than work all the daggone time and not take any time off. So, I've been going places and doing things. I went to Annapolis, and had dinner & drinks at a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at a whole lotta latte