I snapped this picture from my backyard last night…Mammatus Clouds. So cool!
Today is May 15th. I have to say – it feels like it should be a lot later in the month than that! I have had a dozy of a May – threw out my back, scratched my cornea and had duct surgery… At least that’s three things so much luck is bound to change! Through all that I have managed to get some of my ‘goals’ worked on and even one finished! Let’s take a look at my May goals and how I’m doing on them… for the ‘A Lovely Year of Finishes’.
The final piecing has begun! I snapped this picture before I came upstairs to have some lunch… If things go smoothly – I hope to have it pieced before I go and get Pip from the sitter… If it goes super smoothly I would LOVE to have it loaded on the quilt frame…Wish me luck!
This Fat Quarter Shop Challenge quilt HAS to get done this month though so wish me luck!
All 20 of the blocks for the ‘My Favorite Block Quilt Along’ have been posted and it’s PIECED!
I still haven’t started the May off season Pantone Project QUILTING Challenge. I do have an idea and even my ‘neutral’ fabric picked out for it…but I have not even thought about starting it. We’ll see if this one ends up happening or not…
I have to say – with all my ‘delays’ this month I’m pretty proud of what I’ve still managed to accomplish so far…
I have so many things on my list of ‘to blog’ but tonight I’m going to keep my post pretty simple.
Yesterday I opened a box from my daughters to find this lovely mug from Blue Sky Pottery.
Isn’t it gorgeous!? I admittedly did a little shopping for the girls…for me…BUT I had forgotten about the mug since I purchased it back in early April! I was so happy to see it again and was reminded of it’s beauty, craftsmanship and uniqueness. This is not my first pottery item from Blue Sky Pottery and it most definitely will not be my last! I had a big smile on my face as I sipped my coffee this morning.
At the beginning of the year one of my goals was to do more pre-blogging. I’m definitely learning this week that I needed to do that. Yesterday I was unable to use the computer due to a scratched cornea (today’s not so good either but definitely better than yesterday). And then – today, my internet provider’s system completely crashed. Luckily – my mother-in-law brought over her hot spot so I am able to catch up at least a little. As soon as my eye is healed I definitely need to do more pre-blogging.
Do you have a bag addiction problem? I know I do (and shoe, and fabric, and hoodie…it may truly have a problem…)
Here’s a great way to get a new handmade bag added to your collection. One of my avid Season 4 Project QUILTING Participants – Lia’s Handmades is hosting a ‘Secrete Tote Bag Swap’ on her blog. Be sure to head on over and see how you can join in the fun!
Check out THIS BLOG POST to see how you can join in on the fun – oh – and there are PRIZES! Sign up is open until May 29th!
I had lots of plans of things to do today that got put on hold. This morning I swooped Pip up into my arms…and threw out my back. I’ve never done this before and I hope to never do it again. I’m also hoping that I’ll wake up in the morning and feel all better…we’ll see what happens.
BUT, it doesn’t hurt too much to sit so I can at the very least do some blogging which includes announcing to you all the winner of the ‘Tula Pink’s City Sampler: 100 Modern Quilt Blocks’!
100 comments were made and some truly amazing sounding meal ideas left and the True Random Number Generator spit out…
Comment 40 as the winner!
40. lynaeve / April 22, 2013
My favorite healthy meal is baked chicken with potatoes and carrots. thanks for the chance!
Congrats lynaeve! I’ll be emailing you to get your address! I hope you enjoy this fabulous book as much as I already do!