2022 Books

Last year when we returned from our vacation in January, I decided to make a goal of reading at least two books per month. I was already ahead since I had read four on the vacation! I decided that I’d spend 30 minutes every day, first thing in the morning to read. I surpassed my…

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My Chronic Cough Journey

As I mentioned in my last post, I wanted to share with you my chronic cough journey in case you or a loved one have been struggling, and not having any luck making the cough go away. A chronic cough is any cough lasting longer than 6 – 8 weeks. When I started out to…

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2022 My Favorite Things

Looking back this year, I wanted to again share with you five of my favorite things I’ve been using in my studio. A couple are repeats from previous years. Clover Hot Ruler and the Oliso M2 Mini Project Iron I love this little ruler. I used it when I was making some grocery totes this…

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2022 Christmas Ornaments

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Here at Happy Acres we celebrate by exchanging our homemade Christmas ornaments. They are made in secret and given on Christmas Day. I never know what I’m going to make from year to year, but for the last many years they have always been made of fabric. I also make…

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Best of 2022 Tutorials

Another year has flown by, and it’s time to list my best of 2022 tutorials. In case you missed any of them, I’ve included links to tutorials above the pictures. You also can find all of my tutorials under the Tutorials tab at the top of the page. This year it was pretty slim pickings…

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Christmas Gift Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for gift ideas; things I can make that won’t take a lot of time but would hopefully be welcomed. I thought I’d share today a few of my favorite gift ideas and tutorials.

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