August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse Times

On August 21, 2017, the long awaited, total solar eclipse will be passing over our area. Many have wanted to know what times viewing will be best for their area so I’ve found and added a time schedule here. Find the city nearest you and enjoy. Please be sure to wear appropriate, certified safety glasses when viewing the eclipse or DO NOT look directly at it. Be safe and enjoy!



Ms. Sparkle FinSwimmer

My hand-painted quilting piece from this weekend. I had a lot of fun with this one. Started with prepared for dye fabric, painting with Derwent Inktense pencils and Cremacoat Textile medium, finally finishing it off quilting with embroidery thread. I also added some glitter to matte finish Mod Podge and lightly coated the entire project to give it a little shimmer sparkle for more visual water affect. (more…)

Tyler’s First Birthday

Hope everyone had a great weekend. I had my great-nieces first birthday party to play at! ♥♥♥♥ Tyler Grace will technically be one year old on February 29, which doesn’t exist this year but that’s ok. 🙂 I made her and her Mommy’s shirt, Tyler’s smash cake onesie that matched her owl cake and party theme. It said Look Who’s 1. She rocked it! See a few of the pics here…. (more…)