I Can See the Finish Line!!

We're almost there folks, the proverbial "finish line" is oh so close, I can almost touch it! When I first began my marathon of a project, the transformation of my outdoor furniture, it seemed like such a huge project and I was worried I was taking on more than I could actually do but this… Continue reading I Can See the Finish Line!!


So This Happened….

After last week's loss of mojo, I'm pleased to report that it's back....well almost lol!! I had a "situation" on Thursday night that has put a damper on my sewing.....I should say on my sewing/cooking/cleaning/doing almost any task except sitting on the couch lol!! What was this situation you may be wondering, what could possible… Continue reading So This Happened….



Well.... it's gone! I've looked under my desk, in my fabric shelves, behind my sewing room door but nope, it's gone!!! Have you seen it, my sewing mojo that is...cause it's gone!!! I think all my sewing at Christmas time finally caught up to me and right now I have absolutely zero ambition to sew...… Continue reading Lost!


Secret Santa

So this year we decided to "do" Christmas a wee bit different, for us anyway....we decided to do a "Mostly Secret Santa"! We have 3 children aged 30, 26 and 17 and we have always bought pretty much equally for all of them and I'll be honest....it was wearing me down! Christmas was becoming about… Continue reading Secret Santa


Busy Week!

Happy almost December....or if you're American...Happy Thanksgiving!! We have long past celebrated our Canadian Thanksgiving for the year but this weekend we do quite enjoy celebrating Black Friday! We had our annual Black Friday/Weekend Sale at Funky Monkey where all you lucky shoppers could enjoy a 20% storewide discount and believe you me, lots of… Continue reading Busy Week!


It Has Begun!!

While the calendar might tell us it's still November, has anyone seen the signs that we are indeed inching/being pushed closer to "that" time of year?!? Has your favourite radio station changed it's tunes? Did you stroll through Walmart on October 31st drooling over all the Halloween candy and then November 1st you headed in… Continue reading It Has Begun!!



Let's talk all about Sewing Machines this week cause where would we be without them?!? Yes, I know that there are those of you out there that can do almost any sewing job by hand but I'll be completely honest....that sounds like torture to me lol! There are usually those few little finishing touches on… Continue reading Machines!


Off to School!

Starting school in August is a thing now, well it is if your name is Norman and you're a one year old Pug who needs to get to puppy school to learn some manners!! Just like everything else this spring, Covid changed our plans for enrolling Norman in puppy socialization classes and because of the… Continue reading Off to School!


Raspberries Aren’t Just For Eating Anymore!

Is there anything better than juicy, freshly picked strawberries? What's more satisfying than cutting into a perfectly ripe avocado? Can't you just about smell the sweet aroma that greets your senses when you start to peal a juicy orange? Is there anything better than those yummy foods? Maybe not....but a close runner up would be… Continue reading Raspberries Aren’t Just For Eating Anymore!