Saturday, July 4, 2015

Happy 4th of July!!

I don't know what it's like where you are at, but here in Erie PA it's a beautiful sunny day!

Today there is a Fourth of July parade, YIPPEEE!! because it goes right past the studio!

So I got up early and make sure that my parking spaces at my studio were still available....

It was before 8 AM but people were already steaking out their spots to watch the parade!!

The parade begins with the lighting of the Canon we could hear it blocks away!! 

Eventually  it got down to the studio and made it's loud boom we knew the fun was just beginning!!

Melody brought the treats with her! She made these French toast balls they were  so yummy this morning! 

And then when it got close to the noon we had pepperoni and cheese roll ups! Yummy! 

We were all set for the day. what fun the parade was to watch from the steps of the Studio!

 Of course while we were standing outside we made good time inside by quilting a frozen quilt!!

One float in the parade had the frozen characters on the side and Anna and Elsa chacters following the float!!  We got them to wave to us.... We were holding up the quilt LOL!

So many wonderful bands, floats, and entertainment for this parade! 

The weather was gorgeous but a little too hot so I had to duck inside for a little bit so I didn't get sunburned. I took advantage of it because my treadle sits in the window, so I sewed ANDY watch the parade. Now, that to me is a perfect day!

Hope you all have a safe and happy weekend!!

Happy Sewing,


Friday, July 3, 2015

Take time to smell the roses or....

I guess in this case:  take time to pick the berries!!

I was reading Bonnie Hunter's blog.....

Side note..... If you aren't a Quiltvillle fan or haven't experienced it.... Go check it out and see what the other 67 thousand plus people love!!  Bonnie is a phenomenal speaker and teacher!!  (And duet singer.... But what goes on in the Studio.... Stays in the Studio.... Hehe)

Ok back to the post 

She was posting yesterday about her day up in the Blue Ridge Mountains.... I love being outdoors and decided to take my dog for a walk.  

On my walk I discovered a black berry bush and remembered  I have one in my back yard!!

Upon returning I grabbed a bowl and wet grass and all wondered my yard!!

Not quite ready... Keep looking 

Jackpot.... As I looked around they were everywhere!!

I picked as much as I could eat throughput today besides I heard some birds squawking and figured I was ruining their gourmet dinner plans!!


Since I hadn't been in the back yard lately, I decided to take the long way back to the house....  Which is an extra 100 steps or so.... But whose counting.

My Day Lilies are in bloom!!

I love these little beauties!

Same with these!!

My back yard brings me peace and reminds me to stop and smell the roses or whatever you have growing!!

Then it's time to get silly.....

My dog butt coat hangers are still making me laugh!!

Life's to short....I try hard to enjoy each moment!!!

Happy sewing!!!