Places We Go category

  • Icelandic Yarny Goodness

    I’m just back from a winter trip to lovely Reykjavík, Iceland. It was full of Christmas coziness, warm thermal pools, sparkling lights and, of course, wool. Iceland had the biggest December sn...
    Dec 11, 2015 5 Comments

  • Minnesota State Fair 2015

    Labor Day Weekend is over and the Minnesota State Fair is done for another year. It was a great year for entries in Creative Activities and I took lots of pictures to share with you. (For things I cou...
    Sep 10, 2015 15 Comments

  • Savile Row

    I had a day on my own in London on our recent trip (lucky me), and I had time for a little walk around. I realized I was walking past Savile Row and I started singing the song from Annie. I took a det...
    Sep 08, 2015 1 Comment

  • Knebworth Selvedge and Vintage Fair

    While visiting family in England, my husband found this “Vintage Fair” and we decided to go. They don’t have “flea markets” there, so we went with an open mind. The scen...
    Aug 12, 2015 4 Comments

  • Long Weekend in Chicago

    It is a traveling summer for me. I will spend almost no time in my own bed in July. I am a lucky girl to have so many places to go and so many people to see, but the schedule is tight, that is for sur...
    Jul 29, 2015 2 Comments

  • Shady Hollow Flea Market 2015

    I visited Shady Hollow Flea Market last year. It is now an official date for my husband and I. Let’s start with the “man things”. Here is my favorite guy, looking at old plates. An...
    Jul 14, 2015 No Comments

  • Painting Pottery

    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

  • Faribault Woolen Mills and Planning for a New Bag

    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

  • Makery, Los Altos

    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

  • Quilting: The Jelly Roll

    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

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