Category Archives: Family

Double Irish Chain Quilt ~ Fundraiser for NNGH

My sister, who is a member of the Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters , asked me if I had a quilt that I would donate for their group fundraiser. Since they are holding a fundraiser for the historic Fourth Ward School … Continue reading

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Pond Hockey ~ Washoe Valley, Nevada

Been really busy lately and have neglected my blog…hopefully things will start to settle down in a bit. Wanted to post some pictures of a hockey game we came across while out and about one weekend. After spending some time … Continue reading

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Ferrari Farm’s Pumpkin Patch ~ Reno, NV ~ October 2012

Ferrari Farm’s pumpkin patch, corn maze, big ole pumpkin bounce house, corn stalks, and hay rides are in full-swing now! I love how they set it up this year…lots more parking and a bit more compact. They’re open on Mon-Thurs … Continue reading

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Loyalton Firemen’s Street Festival ~ 25 August 2012

On the way home from Portola’s Train Days last weekend, I saw a sign that Loyalton was going to have a Street Festival with a Show & Shine the following weekend. :) I Love Sierra Valley and you have to … Continue reading

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From Hawaii…with Love

I got a wonderful surprise gift from my sister, who was on vacation in Hawaii with her family the last two weeks. 2 yards of a batik fabric and 4 yards of a lovely oriental fabric with two quilt patterns … Continue reading

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What happens when…

You are held as a captive audience to an excessive talker? Well, I found out last Saturday at a craft & bake sale…you crank out 10 hexagon flowers to add to your Grandma’s Flower Garden!

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One Less Gift

The last few years, in November, my church hands out a flyer regarding a concept called “One Less” (last year it was Advent Conspiracy). Stressmas Impersonalmas Checklistmas Consumermas Trafficjamas Gotta-buy-everyone-a-gift-even-though-I-can’t-afford-it-mas. This year, let’s try [Less spending.] [More relational giving.] [More … Continue reading

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