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Today we expecting more heat. Some weathercasters are predicting 109 degrees and others say 108.  Well, it really doesn’t matter because both numbers are hot.

house block

Staying inside today is my plan and I hope to get started on this little house block.  I’ve been wanting to make a block like this for the longest time.  I’m using some fabric from my stash, but I’ll probably change my mind when I get started.

fabric for houseThe house block is in a book that I checked out of the library and has several cute ideas.

quilt bookStay cool❤️❤️❤️❤️



My second home is the library. It was such a delight to work in the library and get to handle the new books firsthand.

Recently I checked out Sweet and Simple Patchwork Gifts, which I recommend if you sew or quilt.


It’s a visual treat and has great ideas with good step by step instructions. The ideas are colorful and many are small items that won’t take long to make.

This is the finished pillow.


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This is my all time favorite book, because it holds a dear memory for me.♥

I remember being sick when I was about 8 years old. My mom and dad were going shopping for our toiletries at Longs Drug store. This was something they did every 2 weeks and I always went with them. This time, because of the flu I had to stay home.

My mom asked me,” Quieres que te compre algo?” I answered, “Si, mommy, quiero un libro, por favor.” She looked at me with annoyance, saying that she had no idea what book I wanted. You see, my parents could not speak English,  much less read in English, so, I simply told her to buy one with a pretty cover.

I was so anxious for them to get home so I could see the book my mom had chosen for me.

Well, I was the happiest, most delighted, and felt extremely  privileged to own my very first store bought book chosen by my mother. My love of books survives to this very day. And I still like books with pretty covers.♥♥♥

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