William’s Triangle Jitters Quilt

Living in Utah offers many great escapes just outside your doorstep, from skiing, biking, hiking, and running our Wasatch mountains, to National Parks that include Arches, Bryce Canyon, and Zions which are only a few hours drive from Salt Lake City.  Antelope Island too is one of those magical, and scenic locations unique to Utah.…

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Homemade Donuts

On a cold and snowy Monday, I decided it was the perfect day to surprise my kids with homemade donuts after school.  Recently, I tried the hot mini donuts recipe out of the Fall 2018 issue of The Magnolia Journal.  These were a real hit my kids and husband, something different than my oldie but…

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English Garden Ruffle Top Purse

  Are you familiar with Rifle Paper Co.?  If you aren’t, they make the most lovely paper, stationary, greeting cards, art prints, and other products like wearable pins, and now shoes!  A few years back they teamed up with Cotton + Steel, a collaborative of modern fabric designers that was founded in 2013.  Cotton +…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving

Celebrating Thanksgiving with a handmade table runner and our Thanksgiving Menu. Last week when I went into the front office of Elle’s school, I was chatting with a gal that works there, she said, “I can’t believe Thanksgiving is next week”, I couldn’t believe it myself!  Does it seem early this year?  I guess by…

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Elle’s French Macaron Quilt

Did you know that the French Macaron cookie didn’t originate in France?  On the contrary, this delightful little cookie was brought to France around 1533 when Catherine di Medici of Italy married the future King of France Henry the II.  It is believed, that the cookie was served at their wedding, and that is how…

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