Thursday, January 9, 2014

{ P,H,F,R }


Three of my grandchildren go with me on Wednesdays to bible study.  They each are in a different class so I cannot just put all the needed items in one bag.  I had been using paper gift bags and writing their names on them, but they became torn after a few weeks.  Last weekend I was making a new project bag for my knitting and had an epiphany!  I would monogram the children's names on a new fabric bag.  They could be washed when needed and would fit perfect in the bottom of the stroller.  Wallah!!!!!


Luke is 3 1/2 months.  It is so hard to believe that time has passed this quickly.  I call him my chunka- munka!  Tired of being on his back, in the swing, or on a playmat....I  had the bright idea to put him in the  saucer.  He loves the different perspective!


On Monday the schools were out for teacher in service.  Patrick, my oldest grandchild, joined us that day.  He is 4 1/2 and trying to work himself out of taking naps.  We had been in the car to go home no more than 5 minutes.  I turned around and saw this.  I think he still needs naps.


I have wanted for a while the USB stick that goes to my Bernina sewing machine.  It is pricey for a thumb drive, but anything associated with Bernina is. I went in to my favorite fabric store, which also carries Bernina machines, to pick up some fat quarters to sew with.  The store sales clerk noticed I had 2 accounts in the computer.  One had my name spelled incorrectly so she combined the accounts. When she did, it showed that I had a considerable sales points from the merchandise I had purchased over the year.  Guess what?  It was enough to take that little thumb drive home with me!  This opens up so many possibilities for monograming and embroidery on my machine.  A few granddaughters already have their eyes on these.

Linking up with Aunt Leila today at Like Mother Like Daughter!


  1. What a bonus! I had something similar happen over Christmas that just made my heart swell! The bags look wonderful, lucky Grandkids!

  2. Those blasts of inspiration to create something that doesn't take long and is SUPER useful are SO satisfying! Great idea!

  3. I LOVE those bags!!!! (I have a 10 year old grandson who does the same thing in the car!!!...with the same ball cap over his face!!! ....come to think of it...I have a 64 year old hubby who has the same look in front of the tv!!!)

  4. Those are beautiful, and what a great idea! I would be right there with Patrick snoozing in the doesn't take me 5 minutes of riding to be out just like that. :)