The new newsletter arrived directly before we left for the weekend. Besides the newsletter highlighting Vogart Transfer Patterns, also included was a flyer about the Alphabet quilt, the new Grandma's Gazette, and a quilt pattern The new fabrics are a rainbow of blenders. In a previous post it was mentioned that the fabric samples are… Continue reading Grandma’s Scrapbasket Newsletter – June 2021
According to their website this is the "World's Strongest Coffee". That was a daunting pronouncement. Does that mean that it is a SUPER DARK roast? Does it mean that it has LOTS of caffeine? Apparently it means both. I wasn't sure if I was brave enough to try it. I usually choose lighter roast coffees… Continue reading I found this on my desk one morning
A couple of weeks ago I was invited to go with a friend and her husband out to dinner followed by the modern dance performance of Rinne Harris Funkedified. (NOTE: this was before Covid-19 had reared it's ugly head) Dinner was at Hot Pot City, a Taiwanese restaurant in Downtown Portland. I hadn't been to… Continue reading A Story of Lip Balm
Not the dance... Just my favorite apples of all time. Sweet, tangy, crunchy. Their season isn't very long each fall, but I wait all year for them to arrive. The first year they were in my local grocery, they were over $2 A PIECE. And they were so very worth it. On the SweeTango website:… Continue reading SweeTango
(que the time travel music of your choice - going back in time) When I was a teenager, I was very interested in the Victorian era and the differences in what they did then. One day I was interested in the different flavorings that they used in their baking other than just the plain vanilla… Continue reading Sodas of Surprise!