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Carla
London, Ont. Canada
One line biography... Not possible. Read on...
Interests: My passions: My family, sewing, patchwork, quilting, photography, reading, and when I find the time, sleep.
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*** This week has been a very busy, but absolutely gorgeous week! The weather has been amazing & we thoroughly enjoyed it by spending lots of time out & about!! Last night we had a wicked "summer thunderstorm", which is a little strange in February mind you, it was actually... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at My Happy Haven...
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On my "to do" list today: Edit & email photos from last weekend! I'd like to have these fully edited & emailed before I go to bed tonight! 2 custom Slimline Wallets - one is full sized, one is a mini slimline. I need to balance our budget, finish my... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at My Happy Haven...
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*** It's 18c outside, the sun is shinning brightly, the skies are bright blue, and it is absolutely beautiful!! It's been like this all week, and I'm soaking it in!! As are the kids! Mya literally lives outside when the weather is nice, she'll stay out morning till night, only... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at My Happy Haven...
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*** In the wise words of Ferris Bueller, "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." Enjoy your day! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at My Happy Haven...
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So far, so good with my Instagram challenge and I'm enjoying making new projects from my nice collection of sewing book! I had this little hexie panel sewn together and waiting for a new home. I had no idea what I was going to do with it at the time... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at My Happy Haven...
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*** Bring on the sun! Looks like this snow we received over the last 2 days will be long gone by Monday!! Woot!! Maybe the groundhog was right this year... at least for Ontario. *wink* With the weather looking fabulous next week I'm going to get in a few things... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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Today has been a very long day... this morning we did the girls HS'ing, this afternoon I had running around to do (Canada Post, Pet Store, Grocery Store, etc) then back home to clean out the fridge, put away groceries, make dinner, and start in on my customs list for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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**** Today I am 43 years old... here I am bright and fairly chipper for not getting enough sleep. So far, so good! I'm adjusting to "my new nose" better now too... a bump that was never there before, but I'm not nearly vain or self concious enough to get... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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*** Roses are red, Violets are blue, Zandy Cakes is amazing, And simply can't be beat! Xoxo *** Ok, granted I'm not a poet... however, the truth remains, Jennifer from Zandy Cakes is simply AMAZING!!! Most of my readers know that we have numberous food allergies to deal with over... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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Hello everyone! I have been feeling a bit under the weather the last few days, my stomach hasn't been the best so I haven't been eating very much at all, which has made my energy levels at next to nothing. Today doesn't seem as bad thankfully, so I'm hoping that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
I know, right!? *Blush* Then if I don't get to it I don't feel so bad cause I've done so many other things.. hahaha!!
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2017 on Tuesday 'To Do' list.... at My Happy Haven...
I actually had a good go of it too!! Very productive day! Yay me!! LOL!! Your day sounds pretty productive too though, Jane! Hope your wrist is feeling better soon!! Xox
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2017 on Tuesday 'To Do' list.... at My Happy Haven...
Me too... so I keep thinking I missed a bill or something... LOL!!!
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2017 on Good things... at My Happy Haven...
I have. Numerous times. She keeps coming back... but I'm 100% certain its the same person.
You're welcome, I hope it helps! :)
I hope it helps, Ann! :)
Thanks Heidi! :) It is a pretty print, everyone seems to love it... !
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**** Note: this is simply a *mini* tutorial for how to get "pointy" corners on your zipper pouches. I'm assuming that you already know how to install a zipper, but are just having issues with your zipper corners! 1. Cut tabs for the ends of your zipper. I like to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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And it's really only meant for one person who likes to go by many, many names on my blog, but the most popular names that this ONE woman chooses to use most often are: "Maggie", "Megan", "Terry", "Tammy", along with a few others... Now, you can obviously tell that by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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My desk planner, "Day Designer"... *** Good Morning! It's another cloudy day here with a grand high of -7c this afternoon, cloudy, grey skies, icy roads and snow is supposed to fall. Most of the snow is gone once again as it rained literally all day yesterday! I'm taking inventory... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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*** Tuesday 'to do' list... Girls Hs'ing Patchwork pouch & matching keyfob Custom Camera strap with pocket Balance budget - we're over this week. *sigh* Call my gma Clean & scrub upper bathroom Deposit 2 chqs *will probably balance me out. Call library to renew books as it won't let... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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"Don't forget you are loved" - A little note in the couter paper bin at Service Canada today! **** That totally suits my day, as it was a busy one! I was out today doing a bunch of running around until almost mid afternoon. I had to go to Service... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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**** Good morning! We are having a snowy weekend here, a few days ago we had no snow at all, but it seems like winter has returned along with -20c temps. Brr!! So instead of freezing outside, I've been keeping myself warm & busy at home with my new "Mischief... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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*** Every Thursday is payday for Dh so I do my budget crunching, grocery shopping, running around & menu planning for the week! This week we have $335.00 for the week which is once again for a family of 6 since my oldest is back home again! I'm expecting the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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I feel like my blog has taken a backseat to everything else lately as I've been so crazy busy and blogging takes time, time that I usually don't have. Usually a half decent post takes me upwards of an hour... or sometimes longer depending if I'm adding links, extra photos,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at My Happy Haven...