Five Things

As if telling you six weird things about me wasn’t enough now you are being subjected to five things about me I haven’t told you before. I’ve been tagged by Kelly for this one and I figure I’ll change it up a bit and tell you five craft-related things. So, here goes:

  1. Aside from macramé, latch hook, and potholder looms my first creative pursuits were drawing and cross-stitch. I was even in the honors art class when I was in eighth grade.
  2. I was super into cross-stitch when Stefan and I first married until he mentioned that he wasn’t super into having the house decorated entirely in stitched linen.
  3. I like scrapbooking and stamping — both from major direct selling companies. The scrapbooks are of the kids and vacations and the stamps I use to make cards.
  4. In our garden we have plants that are the descendants of plants on my grandfather’s childhood farm — and almost every house in between. This makes me very happy
  5. My go-to meal is chile con carne. We eat this all the time — even in the summer — and it’s requested often by Katrina. Such a super easy meal but oh so yummy.
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3 Responses to “Five Things”


  1. 1 Blair January 26, 2007 at 11:30 pm

    #4?? I really love that idea so much. I would love to have some of my grandmothers carefully nutured plants and cuttings in my own garden. Lucky you!

  2. 2 molly January 27, 2007 at 9:42 pm

    i’m just echoing blair’s comment…i love number four too. that is a dream of mine. what a wonderful gift to have in your back yard!
    (i did the apple plus sign trick and it is working. thanks. i couldn’t remember the trick for making font sizes bigger/smaller on the page…)

  3. 3 Kelly February 1, 2007 at 11:56 am

    So nice – growing up we had oodles of peony bushes from my grandfather – they moved with my parents, and hopefully, one day, I can enjoy them in my back yard too.


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