Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Hardest Thing…

In case you want to know, the hardest thing about starting a business is…. (drum roll) getting around to it! My life is as full as it was before I quit working full-time, and not enough of it has been about … Continue reading

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Which one?

I figured since I am so absorbed in the web design task, that I would bring ya’ll in on the process. After much mental gymnastics and false starts, I have a fairly workable template on which to build the pages. … Continue reading

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Mental gridlock

I love the story in Mary Hood’s book “The Relaxed Homeschooler” about a conversation with her young daughter, who wanted to write a letter. “Mommy, can I write a letter to Sophia?” “Sure, honey. I’ll be glad to help.” “What … Continue reading

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Give ’em a warm shoulder…part 4

So there it is, folks! You know the story, you have seen the product, and all that is left is for me to actually get the web site up and running (it is up now!)  and start sewing and find … Continue reading

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The “Sleeve” family (part 3)

Ever tried to save money by keeping the thermostat low or by only heating certain parts of your home? If, like me, you want to read at night in bed, you have to pull the covers up around your neck … Continue reading

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The saga continues…(part 2)

Putting my plan into practice has taken far longer than I thought. Four months after buying out the fabric store, we moved to Reading, Pennsylvania. Ryan started college in Nebraska and Cody lived at home and commuted 25 minutes to … Continue reading

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Once upon a time…(part 1)

I once knew a little girl who would start her stories with “Once upon a time, a long ways ago…” This project started a long ways ago as well–the summer of 2006, to be exact. Mike and I had made the … Continue reading

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Day 1 of 18,250

If you could do anything you wanted with your life, what would you do? I have known the answer to that question for some time, but have been waiting for the right time to do it. And now is that time! Most … Continue reading

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