Why I Have Been a Blogging Slacker Lately

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Many reasons really.  I’ve been very sleepy.  I haven’t felt much like sewing.  We’ve had some visitors in town recently.  But mostly because I am thinking avidly about my next big “project”: My husband and I are expecting a baby this Christmas! Unbeknownst to us, the baby has even already been to a convention –…

 

Board Game Review: Elysium

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Elysium is a new board game by the makers of Splendor (which is excellent), a company called Space Cowboys.  My husband and I picked it up recently and got the opportunity to play it a few times while my sister and her friend were visiting over Memorial Day weekend. Let me start off by talking about…

 

Pattern Review: Onyx Shirt

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Over the weekend, I took some time to stitch up the Onyx Shirt from Paprika Patterns.  I had a sewing group gathering Saturday afternoon, and one of my friends even brought some fabric with her to make up the other view of the shirt! I had no problems this time putting together the pages of…

 

Living Room Makeover

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I did do some sewing this weekend, but today’s post is about some recent upgrades to our living room. I had identified the sectional that I wanted online from Rooms To Go a while back.  But decided I needed to go sit on it in the store before purchasing.  I was happy with the comfort…

 

Board Game Review: Alchemists

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Howdy, everyone!  Took a short blogging break last week, but things are back in full swing now!  Time to start May off with a board game review! We picked up a game called Alchemists from the Cool Stuff Inc. booth in the dealer hall while we were at MegaCon.  We played it for the first…