Snickerdoodle Sunday #141

Snickerdoodle Sunday #141

This week I did a sewing marathon—four days of sewing non-stop.  My BFF came to visit and she asked me to teach her to make a certain style of bag.  Years ago I made her a couple of bags for her birthday.  She loved them and uses them for everything.  She gets lots of compliment on them.  They are so popular that she wanted to make some to sell in her craft booth.  It is a very simple bag but my girlfriend can’t read a commercial pattern but she can deconstruct and copy almost anything.  Bea is a self-taught sewist.  She didn’t want to tear apart one of the bags I made for her so the next best idea was to have me walk her through sewing one.  - See more at: http://www.sewtravelinspired.com/#sthash.jNCU2F5R.dpuf

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Snickerdoodle Sunday #139

Snickerdoodle Sunday #139

This week my news is all about my day trip to the Aerospace Museum of California.  This museum is really a great hidden gem in the Sacramento area.  It's been in the back of my mind to visit it for a long time but my plans didn’t crystallized until a chance conversation with my nephew, Patrick.  He was looking for staycation ideas for his family and he wanted to pick my brain on what would be good for his family.  He has three boys ages 11, 13, and 15.

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Snickerdoodle Sunday #136

Snickerdoodle Sunday #136

Welcome back to Snickerdoodle Sunday,  I love it that you all keep coming back week after week.

The kids are out of school for the summer and finding their fun where they can.  Yesterday my granddaughter, Elyza decided that she wanted to play around with make-up.  I was much too busy so she corralled the cat and dog into being her "victims." 

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Snickerdoodle Sunday #135

Snickerdoodle Sunday #135

Welcome back to Snickerdoodle Sunday Linky Party.  

What are your plans for summer?  Mine changed recently because of my granddaughter, Elyza.  My granddaughter is woefully behind in her credits for graduation.  After two years of high school she only has a little over half the credits she needs to graduate.  Desperate times call for desperate measure.  It was decided that the best thing would be a combination of independent study and homeschooling by G-Ma.   She is taking an independent study class for English and we are working on PE, Fine Arts, and Work Experience with me supervising.  My plan is to augment the study with field trips.  So instead of short 2-3 day get-aways we will be doing lots of say trips for learning experiences.

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