This one goes out to Amanda, my former pharmacy technician, who was always on the hunt for a good potato soup for lunch. I used to make a big pot of this soup almost every Sunday afternoon. When my kids were little I used to feed them leftovers for lunch. This seemed like a great … Continue reading Cheddar Potato Soup
Anyone up for a game of checkers? Owl play. Ha Ha. I am still into making table runners. Maybe because it is a quilt that I can finish within the perameters of my attention span. I had a lot of fun embroidering these owls. Or more precisely, I had a lot of fun picking the … Continue reading Checkers Table Runner
We have an old quilt that my Grandmother Winnie made. It is our favorite quilt to lay under. The backing and binding are made of white cotton that is so worn that the edges of the binding are starting to wear away. Because the fabric is so worn, it is now incredibly soft. It is … Continue reading Nine Patch Scrap Quilt
Anyone who knows me knows that I love the color green! So I had a great time picking out the fabric and shamrocks for my St Patrick's Day table runner. I wanted it to fit my 42 inch round table and using the following measurements I ended up with a 25.5 inch square. If you … Continue reading St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Table Runner
Mom got a new sewing machine! One that does embroidery! I think I may be more excited than she is! I love projects that have appliqué. I couldn't wait to try it out, so decided to make a Valentine's day table runner. I decided I would go with a gray background, and then use red, … Continue reading Square Valentine’s Day Table Runner
What is the best dessert ever? I suppose if we asked 50 people that, we would get 50 different answers. But no matter, because I'm sure I am correct when I say that Blackberry pie is the best dessert ever! Maybe I feel this way because it never gets old. I mean how many places … Continue reading Me Oh My It’s a Blackberry Pie!
I love a nice warm apple crisp! But why stop there? Why not make a peach crisp, or a cherry crisp? I have made all three with this recipe, and it works great! I do add a little extra sugar on the cherries, simply because they are more tart. This is easy to make and … Continue reading Fruit Crisp