Ripley Victory Garden Week 1

Although I have been working in my garden for the past month I am going to label this update as Week 1. Let’s start this series of posts with what a victory garden really is. Copied verbatim from Wikipedia: Victory gardens, also called war gardens or food gardens for defense, were vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens planted at private residencesContinue reading “Ripley Victory Garden Week 1”

Not Impressed with Our Debt – Back At It

When I originally designed a plan to pay off our debt I had a steady paycheck. Unfortunately in life things happen to derail our plans and like many during this pandemic I lost my full time job. If you know me personally then you know that I am resilient and weren’t surprised when I jumpedContinue reading “Not Impressed with Our Debt – Back At It”

SAL Fraktur Hex Update

Unfortunately I got nothing stitched the last 3 weeks on Fraktur Hex. Too many things distracted me. I will be visiting the other fabulous stitchers in our group though. Please do go check them out! Links below. See you in three weeks! Avis, Claire, Gun, Carole, Constanze, Christina, Kathy, Margaret, Cindy, Heidi, Jackie, Sunny, Megan,Continue reading “SAL Fraktur Hex Update”

SAL Fraktur Hex #21

I got whole lot more stitched the last three weeks but would have gotten more done if it wasn’t for my husband and I coming down with Covid. We are fine now thankfully and both back to work! Here is where I left off: And here is where I am now: I admit I amContinue reading “SAL Fraktur Hex #21”

New Walkway from Old Material

We installed our side walkway in the summer of 2018 and after a couple of years it has settled in and looks like it’s been there forever, which is a good thing! We used the bricks from our old outdoor fireplace that was destroyed by a fallen apple tree and re-purposed them into this walkway.Continue reading “New Walkway from Old Material”

SAL Fraktur Hex #20

I got a little bit more stitched this last three weeks! Here is where I left off: And here is where I am now: I have 1/4 completely finished! Please visit the other stitchers in our SAL. They are doing wonderful pieces. Thank you to Avis for continuing to keep us on track and organizingContinue reading “SAL Fraktur Hex #20”

SAL Fraktur Hex #17

I was this close to getting the last corner finished but alas still have a couple of leaves left to stitch and the pink flower. I will definitely have the fourth corner done by next update! Here is where I left off last update: And here is where I am now: Please visit the otherContinue reading “SAL Fraktur Hex #17”

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