Before the First Leaf Falls

In Full Swing 01

What can I say?  It's summer, and I don't think life has been any richer than it is right now.  So much glorious weather, glorious food, glorious … [Continue reading]

July Beyond the Block

Beyond The Block July

Hi All!  Ahhhh, it's July!  So busy this month, but how thankful I am for this Beyond the Block series!  I think the big man upstairs knew just the … [Continue reading]

An Extra Happy Memory Quilt

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Have you ever made a memory quilt?  Often they're made with fabric from the clothing of a loved one who's passed on, as a way to honor that person, … [Continue reading]

5 Reasons Why We Choose Homeschooling

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I can't decide if I've been really eager to write this post, or if I've been dreading it, but it certainly has been on my mind for months.  I'm so … [Continue reading]

Mr. Dock Guest Posts: Beyond The Block

June Block

Mr. Dock here!  Yes!  I'm back!  Amy released a new Sugar Block pattern this morning, and I’ve been officially promoted to part-time … [Continue reading]

April Showers Bring…Copious Amounts of Photos

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Why hello there!  It's me, Amy.  Yes, I still blog here.  Or at least I used to.  Sheesh!  What a month!  Who knew that the hardest thing about … [Continue reading]

Beyond the Block: BE Joyful

May Block

It's May, it's May, it's May!  And what does that mean?  Flowers and thunderstorms and picnics...and another month in the Sugar Block Club of … [Continue reading]

Fabulously Fast Quilts Blog Tour


Hiya there, friends!  Happy Hump Day! Do you know the ever-so-darling Miss Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter?  If not, you simply must!  Amy is … [Continue reading]

My Cup Runneth Over

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I'll be honest- I've had such a hard time getting myself to sit down and blog this month, despite so much going on (or perhaps because of?). … [Continue reading]

Many A Goose On The Loose: A Charm Friendly Tutorial

Flying Geese Tutorial 01

So I'm in the middle of piecing a really fun quilt right now...a yummy rainbow of colors, and a ZILLION flying geese units!  I'm so excited about how … [Continue reading]