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Halloween Rag Quilt How To

Halloween Rag Quilt Tutorial – Bats and Witch Hats

In the months leading up to Halloween my sewing corner is full of wild colors, crazy textures, and just plain fun fabrics as I design the year’s Halloween rag quilts. Halloween is my holiday. Lots of fun, crazy costumes, and kooky color combinations. Halloween is my time to do things my way without worry about […]

Eats & Treats

Easy Beef Pot Roast Crock-Pot Recipe

Easy Beef Pot Roast Crock-Pot Recipe

Pot roast is a favorite crock-pot meal for our family but we don’t like the tomato overload so many recipes call for creating. This easy beef pot roast recipe keeps the flavor of the beef intact and the vegetables are not mushy. This is a great dish for pot luck meals or to feed a […]

Crock-Pot Picks and Choices

The slow cooker or Crock-Pot (trademark name) is my favorite kitchen appliance. You can take away my microwave, probably even the oven. But don’t touch my crock-pot! In fact I love them so much I have four or five of them, a few different sizes, but I need them all. It all started in 1970 […]

Hobbies & Crafts

Sew Easy Fast Fleece Scarf Instructions

Fast Fleece Team Spirit Scarf – Sew Easy

Fall and football go together like chocolate, marshmallow, and graham crackers. Fall and football also go with cooler weather. Stay warm and show off your team spirit with a fast and super easy beginner sewing project. This project is perfect for a first sewing project or a quick diversion for old hands at sewing. A […]

Vintage Style Cross Rag Quilt

Vintage Shabby Chic Style Cross Rag Quilt Tutorial

Rag quilts remind me of vintage bedspreads that had exposed seams. This started me thinking of vintage colors and lots of white for a shabby chic feel. This vintage shabby chic style cross rag quilt was originally made for an elderly church member who had to move into a nursing home. That was the inspiration […]



Cancer Patients and Chemo Care Packs

If you or a family member have gone through chemotherapy, you already know how difficult the process can be and how it’s the little things that count. But there are some items that are helpful in making the process, hopefully, a little bit easier to bear. At least that’s the goal of Tenaciously Teal, a […]

Cute football team spirit rag quilt how to

Football Team Spirit Rag Quilt

Whether you use this quilt as a lap quilt for football games or a baby quilt for the perfect shower gift, this large block football team spirit rag quilt is a great project for beginner an experienced quilters alike. Finished size approximately 50″ by 60″ – perfect for baby or taking as a lap quilt […]

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Changing WiFi connection to metered in Windows 10

Windows 10 has been a huge roll out for Microsoft in a little time. As such, people are still finding “poison pills,” features they hate, in the new OS. One of the big gripes is that you can not turn off automatic updates in Windows 10 Home edition, you can only delay the restart. This […]

Top 10 Coolest USB Flash Drives for Back to School

Time for back to school shopping and everyone has the same list of supplies. Standing out from classmates can be challenging as teachers get more and more specific on supplies. This year, let your child’s USB thumb drive help them show their personality. Our picks for the top 10 coolest USB thumb drives are sure […]