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Quilting On The Go by Diane

Of the many reasons I love to hand-quilt, I think the fact that it’s portable, tops the list.  I am currently away from the house, and caring for my in-laws. By doing so, I’m the one who is blessed. First, I’m getting to spend more time with my “other parents”, and second, I can just Read More

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Paper or Plastic? Quilting? What? by Diane

As I go through the check-out line at the grocery store, I’m always asked a question by the bagger, “Paper? or Plastic?”    “But”, you may ask,  “What does that have to do with quilting?” Well, if you’ve ever made a Grandmother’s Flower Garden flower using paper hexagons and following the English Paper Piecing (EPP) method Read More

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Hot Cocoa by Diane

Over the years, I’ve tried many hot cocoa recipes.  Some, tasted like I’d opened a pouch and added boiling water, only to make chocolate flavored water.  Yuck!  Others, were waaaaay too rich for my stomach.  My recipe is somewhere in between, and you can adjust it to your liking.  Here goes… Ingredients: 1/2 cup granulated Read More