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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Hello everyone,

This is the tea cup/mug reveal page...
I wass so excited to participate in Stephanie's 10th annual teacup and mug exchange from The Enchanting RoseThis is my second time participating and I have to say, it was just as much fun and exciting as the first! I love getting cute little gifts in the mail!  Not to mention, making new friends – now that’s the BEST! Thank you Stephanie for hosting a wonderful swap event!

Thank you Doniene from donienes365days2017.blogspot for the lovely package!  Everything was beautifully wrapped in yellow and gold material -fat quarters (Love it!) - Along with a beautiful handwritten card.

Here are a few pictures of the lovely gifts I received - 

The teacup is absolutely beautiful, it's Crownford Fine Bone China with gold flowers all around it.  Love it!!

I received so many wonderful gifts... At Home with Country Quilts Magazine, Spencer Museum Quilt Pattern, Fruit sampler tea, Black tea variety pack, Maxwell House Hazelnut Cafe Coffee, a bird pincushion and two other bird ornaments, along with a yellow and white hand towel. 

Thank you again Doniene for all the lovely gifts :-)  

I had the pleasure of sending my package to lovely Tilda from http://huckleberrystitches.blogspot.comI really enjoyed shopping for Tilda, as she is a quilter too.   

Here is what I sent Tilda...
A beautiful rose teacup with matching rose box, two hand towels I embroider
with her name on them, four scented candles, a little keepsake"spot of tea" ornament, three fat quarters of her favorite colors, a box of chamomile & lavender tea, nighty night relaxing tea, Bing cherry with almond tea, a little teapot spoon, two honey dipped spoons and a sunflower table runner and a homemade card.  

Thanks again Stephanie for such a wonderful swap event! 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Lancaster PA Quilt Show

Hello everyone,

It was four fun days with the quilt girls and quilters from across the US. We were at the  Lancaster PA quilt show, which featured the very latest in quilt making supplies, antique and new quilts, and quilt-related gifts. We also went to all the quilt shops around the area. I have never shopped so much from morning till night! We shopped on the way up and shopped on the way back.  This trip was very well organized and planned by Mary Kay from the Clamshell quilt guild.

If you have never been to the Amish Country, it is beautiful, and a must see! Our first night there, we ate at one of the Amish family homes…  OMG, the food was delicious! Everything homemade. I did buy their applesauce and strawberry preserves, along with the homemade peanut butter. 

Here are a few pictures of us quilt girls having fun shopping… (Shh don't tell the husbands)

We needed a little break in between 
This last picture is of the Old Country Store.  This is where we went on Friday night for midnight madness, and I won the raffle (yay). I won two layer cake packs and a $25 gift card - awesome! 

It is now official I belong to the AQS - American Quilter's Society. If you want to discover the latest in quilt related products then the AQS QuiltWeek at Lancaster is the ideal place. This show helps you get acquainted with the new technologies and latest techniques and designs that are on the market. They also offers the best deals in the industry. The exhibitors of the show will display their new products and art work right there in front of you.

Here are some pictures  I took of the Amish Country...  The farm lands
are gorgeous.  It's so peaceful and beautiful!  
We will be coming back next year!!!