We walked by the paint your own pottery shop one day and ended up inside. It was a magical spontaneous afternoon activity. My girl stuck with it for a REALLY long time, so that made the cost of ̶... May 19, 2015 5 Comments
A week ago the weather was beautiful, so my husband and I decided to take a drive. We ended up at a place I’ve been wanting to visit for awhile, the Faribault Woolen Mills.
Faribault Mills have... Mar 24, 2015 No Comments
A friend of mine suggested a field trip to the Makery in Los Altos, CA,
It is the marriage of a high-end craft shop and a high-end fabric store with project areas thrown in to boot. There are finish... Sep 22, 2014 No Comments
A little while back I posted about the jelly roll that I wish I bought last summer. This year it was time once again for the pilgrimage to Minnesota and a visit to the Red Pine Quilt Shop. I was recou... Jul 21, 2014 No Comments
Over the spring, I was asked to work on the costumes for our school’s production of Snow White. I was thrilled to do it. The principal of the school is a fan of Project Runway and saw “My... Jun 30, 2014 2 Comments
My barge and biking trip to North Holland last week included a trip to the island of Texel. Located off the upper tip of the Netherlands in the North Sea, Texel is home to fishermen, tourists on seasi... Jun 06, 2014 1 Comment
This has been a wonderful week in Amsterdam. The days have been warm and sunny, a rare treat here. Here are a few snapshots from our adventures.
A pig made of denim at the Amsterdam Fashion Institut... May 28, 2014 1 Comment
There is a French Antique store in Sonoma. Over the holiday weekend they were hosting a very special flea market in the lot next door.
The had French music wafting out, and the well heeled tourists, ... May 27, 2014 No Comments
We just returned from Disneyland. What a PLACE! I knew my daughter would love it. And it lived up to our every expectation, and more.
I had heard about the “hidden Mickies” everywhere, so ... May 22, 2014 1 Comment
We are having our first Disneyland adventure. We brought SO many princess dresses (obviously). Among them, we brought the Belle towel dress that I made.
This was worn as a cover up when we went to t... May 15, 2014 No Comments