Jenny Louise Marie Hello friends!  How are you?  I was feeling pretty good about recent sewing projects and then the tension on the machine got all messed up.  Now I am cursing sewing projects.  Yep, that’s pretty much how it goes if you’re me.  Anyway, enough about my issues.  I am thrilled to be back with another Hodgepodge.  I am linking with Joyce at From This Side of the Pond along with many other bloggers to answer her questions.  Today’s questions take us back in time to our childhood.  Kind of fun reminiscing.  Next week, I’ll be taking a break from the Hodgepodge for someRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Hi there.  Glad you’re here!  We are mid week for those of you still working hard every day.  For those of you on summer break, like me, it’s another day in paradise. 🙂  So, what have you been up to?  I’ve been busy on a few project around the house, which you will be seeing soon.  I’ve also been fabric shopping so that I can complete my master makeover that I started here.  That means more projects are on my horizon before we head back to school.  In the meantime, I’m linking up with Joyce from From This Side of the PondRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Hello friends!  I’m so happy you stopped by.  How was your 4th?  We had a great day with family ~ a cookout,cocktails, fun games, & fireworks.  I love those kind of impromptu gatherings.  Do you prefer to plan ahead or does spur of the moment work for you?  Since I’ve been busy working on a serious home project, I did not get to my normal Wednesday Wondering this week.  So, I’m using today to link up with From This Side of the Pond for a weekly Hodgepodge.  I’d love for you to play along and share your answers to these questions inRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Good morning friends!  Happy hump day for those of you who are still doing the work thing.  I am basking in the glow of having NO schedule.  That’s right, I have no place I must be and nothing pressing to do.  Well, except for laundry, cleaning, and hauling kids.  I never said life was perfect. 🙂  Anyway, it’s time for the weekly link up with From This Side of the Pond for some random Hodgepodge questions and answers.  Enjoy! 1. The first day of summer rolls in later this week. What are ten things you’d put on your list of  quintessential summerRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Hello & happy Thursday!  I am so happy you’ve decided to visit my little corner of the world here.  If you’re a regular visitor, you will have noticed a ‘slacking off’ around here.  I will admit I have been a tad lazy with my posts lately.  It is summer and the beauty of down time has been more than I can resist. However,  I am working on some new ideas to share soon.  In the meantime,  I am joining up with From This Side of the Pond for this week’s Hodgepodge questions.  Enjoy! 1. The Hodgepodge lands on June 14th this week,Read More →

Wednesday Wonderings - stuff that's on my mind and making me go hmm...

Jenny Louise Marie I have survived son #2’s graduation, his party, and the end of the school year.  It’s time for me to get back to my normal schedule.  That means it’s time for me to share what I’ve been wondering about lately.  You know what I mean, those random thoughts that occur to you but maybe don’t have a clear answer.  So, I share those thoughts and you weigh in with what you think too.  Got it?  Okay, let’s get to it.   Wall Color First, I will readily admit that this is a silly thing to wonder about…but then again, many of myRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie So, if you’re a regular around here you might have noticed that I didn’t post for yesterday’s Wednesday Wonderings.  Believe me, it’s not that I had nothing on my mind, quite the opposite actually.  I was busy with graduation and wrapping up the school year.  Something had to be taken off my plate so that post got the old heave-ho.  Anyway, I’m back and it’s time for my weekly link up for this week’s Hodgepodge questions.  I felt like tackling these was something I could handle this week.  So, here goes. 1. What makes you feel accomplished? Explain. My kids.  I almostRead More →