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My Magnolia Tee

My Magnolia Tee

I've been buying pdf patterns online for several years now as opposed to buying from the big box stores. These patterns are designed by small business owners who sell their designs online. I have found some wonderful designs that I hope to one day make all of although...

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Recipe – Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

Recipe – Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

I have been spending way too much time on Pinterest lately looking for delicious recipes. I found this one on several websites which had several different versions as to how to fix this so feel free to experiment as different people add different things to change it...

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Bedroom Renovation in the RV

Bedroom Renovation in the RV

Last year this time we started renovating our 2017 Montana as I had had enough of the dark dreary look that to me made the RV feel smaller than it already is. At the time we had been living in a house that we bought in October 2018 after having lived in an RV for 3...

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Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

I found this terrific recipe on Pinterest and couldn't wait to try it especially since there are only two ingredients. It is absolutely the easiest recipe I have ever attempted and I was more than pleased with the results afterwards. It literally only takes 1 box of...

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Made By Me Backpack

Made By Me Backpack

I just finished up my first Begonia Backpack, a pattern by Blue Calla Patterns. It was easy to make and one of my favorite patterns now. I can't wait to make several more for the grandkids. I already have the fabric for one granddaughter. Just need to purchase for a...

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My New Jelly Roll Slice Rug

My New Jelly Roll Slice Rug

A few months back I made my first jelly roll rug in an oval shape and got real excited about the possibilities of this type of rug and wanted to try my hand at another version. I had two rugs in my kitchen that blended into the new floor as they were just about the...

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I Sewed a Pair of Iris Shorts

I Sewed a Pair of Iris Shorts

I came across a great pattern for shorts by Sonia Estep Designs. The pattern is called Iris Shorts. They are easy to make and you can add the pockets or not. I prefer pockets which is one  of the main reasons I wanted to make these. The pattern comes in 3 different...

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July Weight Loss Update

July Weight Loss Update

Here I am at the end of the last month of my nine month program asking myself how did I make it? The answer...lots of will power and strength. I'll be honest when I started I had no idea if I would make it to the end or not, but here I am and happy to say I lost 48...

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Janome HD-3000 Sewing Machine

Janome HD-3000 Sewing Machine

On June 7th I ordered a new sewing machine. One that I had been eyeing for quiet some time, but never had the courage to purchase. Circumstances finally give me the incentive to purchase, but unfortunately it would be several weeks before it would be delivered as they...

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