Red, White, and CUTE!

I’m not exactly sure why, but Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays. Maybe it’s the great childhood memories I have, spending time with family and watching fireworks from the school hill by my home in Ferguson, Missouri. Maybe it’s the fact that I married a Marine and on one hot July 4th I got to see him in his uniform for a parade…be still my heart. No matter how you slice it, I’m a sucker for red, white, and blue, and we get our wear out of those Old Navy flag shirts by sporting them all year long.

My New Addiction

Talk to anyone that does anything crafty, and more often than not, you’ll find that they have collections of things they have accumulated over the years: fabric, buttons, patterns, printed papers, yarn. ¬†Notice I said “collection” and not “hoard.” ¬† I find that I can’t throw away even the smallest of scraps because there might…