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Assembly Elections 2017

Assembly Elections 2017This is my first post for the year 2017 so I want to wish Happy New Year to all of you. This post is also a kind of achievement for me since I am completing 500th post with this one. I am blogging since 2009 and it took a long...
by The Other Side on Jan 4, 2017

To Walk a Mile in the Shoes of a Barefoot Contessa

Ina Garten as her alter ego, the Barefoot Contessa, toils away in her ostensibly glorious East Hampton kitchen. It's a room which appears on television and in print to walk the fine line between a casual cook's ultra functional aesthetic daydream and...
by Old Town Home on Dec 23, 2016

MAKE GREAT MEMORIES FOR YOUR HOME WITH A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS PARTY

MINDFUL INTERIOR DESIGN:   This week I’m sharing a guest post by Sharon Parks, a party planner at Love Lucia’s Parties located in England.   It’s close to Christmas with the days hurrying by. Sharon shares some wonderful t...
by Nancy Meadows Interior Designs on Dec 15, 2016

I Don’t Want to Debate. I Want to Talk about My Pain. How the Democrats Got It Wrong

It is quite interesting how just a few short months ago we were burying the Republican Party. They were in a state of disarray with a crowd of presidential contenders each of which seem to be more flawed than the next. And Trump was the worst of the...
by Peace and Conflict Politics on Dec 7, 2016

The Right Is the New Left

Have you noticed that it’s the left end of the political spectrum that is now defending the status quo. Obama and Hillary supporters are the establishment and described as a continuation of the past and the mainstream of politics. It’s the Trump...
by Peace and Conflict Politics on Nov 8, 2016

21 Things I Loved About Lakmé Fashion Week At The St. Regis Mumbai!

So I have just about recovered from the last 6 days at fashion week (which went by in such a blur, as per usual) and I want to tell you all my favourite things before I forget! So here you go; take a peek at what goes on behind the scenes and of...
by HollyBollyBuzz on Aug 29, 2016

Star Light Star Dark QAL: orange blocks

Hello all. 'Hope your week is going well. I finally completed the other two blocks for my Star Light Star Dark lap quilt top. These are the orange blocks. Can you tell that one block is lighter color gradation than the other one? That was the plan, l...
by Homespun Hannah's Blog on Aug 18, 2016

Kids LOVE Crazy Pastry Hotdogs

Do you get stuck for after school snack ideas for the kids? I do! I don't like to give them chips or cookies because they have no nutritional value. These pastry hotdogs may not be as healthy as an apple but the kids love them. Happily the hotdogs ar...
by Gourmet Getaways on Aug 17, 2016

Star Light, Star Dark QAL

There is a really fun and educational QAL going-on over at Quilty Habit Blog. Jess has designed a quilt that features color gradation. 'Lots of information about colors (gradation and contrast) and choosing fabrics as well. We may choose a 6 block or...
by Homespun Hannah's Blog on Aug 15, 2016

Get Ready for the Pokémon Go Lure Parties this Weekend

If you want to be the very best, then you gotta catch ’em all. How? Simple. Attend any or all of the Pokémon Go Lure Parties in the metro. Ever since Pokémon Go was released… More...
by Clari Says on Aug 11, 2016

Make it Pretty Monday – Week 187

Hello World!  How’s your week lining up for you?  We are two weeks away from the start of school and I have finally done some school clothes shopping.  I’ve got a little grower on my hands.  Let’s get this party...
by The Dedicated House on Aug 8, 2016

Make Modern Magazine win!

Good morning friends. Guess what: last month I joined-in the 2016 Mid Year Review that was hosted by Yvonne at: Quilting Jet Girl, and was a lucky winner of a giveaway prize. I have won 6 issues of a wonderful quilting magazine called Make Modern. Th...
by Homespun Hannah's Blog on Aug 8, 2016

The Sunday Showcase from Make it Pretty Monday

Hello World!  Sorry for being a little absent last week.  I came down with a summer cold and ran a fever for several days.  It finally broke on Thursday.  I’m so glad to be back to blogging and a clean kitchen, LOL!  No...
by The Dedicated House on Aug 7, 2016

Farmhouse Summer Swap 2016

Good morning dear friends. Wow, summer is soon to be gone and autumn will arrive. 'Kinda lookign forward to the cooler weather here in the South. Goodness, it is so humid here. One of the wonderful events of this summer was the Farmhouse Summer Swap,...
by Homespun Hannah's Blog on Aug 6, 2016

Gwennie Inspired QAL: round 3

Hello friends. Pictured above is my quilt top for the Gwennie Inspired round robin QAL over at Humble Quilts' Blog. The 3rd round was to be log cabin-inspired, and I struggled with an idea for that. 'Decided on a version of Court House Steps, with th...
by Homespun Hannah's Blog on Aug 4, 2016

Make it Pretty Monday – Week 186

Hello World!  Here we are at the beginning of August!  Can you believe it?  The Summer has flown by.  I hope you had a great weekend!  My weekend consisted of shopping and some pool time.  You can check out my shopp...
by The Dedicated House on Aug 1, 2016

The Sunday Showcase from Make it Pretty Monday

Hello World!  How was your weekend?  If you follow me on Instagram, you can check out what I bought on Saturday.  It literally fell on me while I was looking at something else.  Just kind of rolled off the shelf and landed on my s...
by The Dedicated House on Jul 31, 2016

Mid Year Review 2016

Hello everyone. 'Found a really cool link party to join, hosted by Yvonne of Quilting Jet Girl. This is all about a self-review of our goals and accomplishments thus far, in 2016. Whoo, seems like I have not done as much as I'd like to have done. Hea...
by Homespun Hannah's Blog on Jul 25, 2016

Join the #CVSLoveYourSkin Twitter Party on June 14th

Who’s ready for summer activities? The weekend forecast is calling for some scorching temperatures in the Chicagoland area. It’s feeling a lot more like summertime around here. With the heat comes a necessary tweaking of our skin care rou...
by Sweep Tight on Jun 10, 2016

Gwennie Inspired QAL: center & first row

I am participating in the Gwennie Inspired QAL over at Humble Quilts Blog. Pictured above is the center. We are to choose a basket design. Mine is a traditional basket with 3 appliqued tulips inside. The first row is to be something that reminds us o...
by Homespun Hannah's Blog on Jun 8, 2016
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