Hawaiian Inspiration 2023

Our trip to Maui this year gave me a lot of much needed inspiration. I thought I’d share some photos from our trip. An interesting sky waiting to board our plane for Hawaii. I’ll start with food, of course! Coconut Glen’s is a great place for ice cream. A sunset in Kihei and a sunrise…

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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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