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Room Amenities

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

We have pretty much decided upon using Gilchrist & Soames for room amenities: soap, shampoo, body lotions, etc. Their packaging is impeccable and I love the products. Fortunately we were pointed in the direction of Gilchrist & Soames by my in-laws, and this week, we are about to place out first order. At this point […]


Monday, October 4th, 2010

A few weeks ago I stopped in the local thrift store and found an unfinished piece of needlepoint. When I looked carefully at it, it was easy to see the frustration the former owner likely felt. Having worked the serious detail in the center — the violets — the person proceeded to do the (boring) […]


Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Lots to report, as you can see it has been a while. Never intended to allow such time to slip by between posts, but life does happen. The days fly by. Lots of exciting things have happened and I promise an attempt to catch up within the next couple dozen posts. I’ll start simple. The […]

Flower Basket Thread Crochet Appliqué

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Vintage crochet flower basket appliqué for creating a decorative pillow. Pattern included.