Gifting Words of Encouragement!

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Hello Friends!!

I hope you’re doing well and enjoying this amazing month of May!  By the time you read this blog post I will be in New Mexico for some time with my precious parents… and I’m planning to eat all the Mexican food! I’m really in need of some time to just sit and visit with my Dad as he hasn’t been feeling too strong and discouragement has started to set in.  You know when you are a hard working rancher that never quits… and suddenly you are forced to slow WAAAAY down, it is very hard.  I plan to make him laugh!  Smile!

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Self-Care {And A Giveaway}

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Hello Farmgirl Friends!

This is one of those posts where I’ve had this thought on my mind that won’t go away… so like I’ve done many times in the past, I’m going to blog about it!

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Liberty of London… and a Quilt!

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Hello Friends!

Today I’m going to talk about something that I really don’t know that much about!  Well… that’s with all things I guess.  But this one I REALLY don’t know much.  But I’ve been asking questions and reading history and here it is.

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Wintertime Reading… and Bookmarkers!

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Hello Friends!

I don’t know about where you are but winter is still here in Tennessee!  We are heading into our rainy season now.  My favorite thing to do this time of year is to read!  (Well, next to quilting anyway!)  How about you?  Are you a reader?

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Spring in Fabric Art!

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Hello Friends!

Before I get started on this post today I just want to thank all of you that left comments on my blog post last month; the one that was written by my grand-daughter Rosetta.  If you all could have heard her excitement about the comments.  It just made her week!  Thank you so much.

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My Life On The Farm by Rosetta

MJF Rosetta blog post.

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Hi!  My name is Rosetta, I am Dori’s granddaughter.   I am ten years old and I live with my mommy and daddy in our house on their farm.  Today I asked my Gram if I could take pictures of my favorite things on the farm and tell you about them!

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Potholder Gift Set {Tutorial}

 

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Hello Farmgirl Friends!

I’ve been working on some home sewn gifts and suddenly it occurred to me that I don’t think I’ve ever done a potholder tutorial for you on this blog.  This seemed like the perfect time!

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Just Keep Smiling!

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Hello Farmgirl Friends!

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I want to thank all of you so much for all your emails and comments to me after my post in October about losing my dear friend Patti.  I can’t even describe how much they meant to me.

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In thinking about this blog post the last few days, I decided what I really wanted to write about is just a simple little post on how the last month has gone for me and the few things I’ve learned through it all.
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Grief… It’s Hard

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Hello farmgirl friends!

This is a hard post for me to write, but somehow I think it will be a post that we can all relate to… and encourage each other in.

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Ten days ago, I lost a very dear friend of mine to a tragic car accident.  Death is something that we are never prepared for; but when it comes so suddenly in a sobbing phone call from her daughter, Sarah, then it is almost impossible to grasp.  Today I’d like to tell you about my friend Patti.

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End of Summer Sewing!

 

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Hello friends!

We are heading into the end of our Summer season and usually I go into Fall kicking and screaming!  But for some reason this year, I’m ready to slow down and enjoy some Fall days.  Last week we took our yearly trip to Florida with our adult kids and our grand-girls and I enjoyed sewing up a super fun surprise for us girls!

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