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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Budget Savers, Christmas on a Budget

Christmas on a Budget – Building Traditions

Earlier this month I wrote a post about an activity that Dave and I call memory builders.   For this month’s Christmas on a Budget post, I will be discussing turning memory building activities into traditions. As a military family, we rarely lived close enough to family to have the traditional Christmas of visiting Grandma’s and Grandpa’s house on Christmas Day…

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Quilting, Sewing

I’m Ready for August’s Friday Night Sew In

On my Unfinished Projects list I have listed two table runners/toppers with a notation saying they needed to have borders added and then be basted, quilted and bound.  The blocks in these two items were made back when AmandaJean over at crazy mom quilts was hosting her first quilt-a-long.   Not only was it AmandaJean’s first quilt-a-long, it was my first…

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