Showing posts from November, 2013

Giving Thanks Winner

The Winner of the Giving Thanks Givaway Is: Congratulations #243 beckey stoffe - November 25, 2013 at 4:39 PM My favorite one was when my mom was helping me and we flipped then inner and outer boarder and completely changed the look of the quilt. Beckeystoffel at gmail dot com I will email you today for your address! Thank you all for your comments! Happy Thanksgiving! (USA) Be safe on the roads! Create and be unique! Lisa

Black Tie Boogie

Welcome Everyone! Hi, my name is Lisa and this is were I write about living in the boonies, sewing, crafting, animals, and raising kids. I love blog hops and participate in at least one a month plus I have two sponsored giveaways each month. If you are new, a follower, part of this hop, or part of the Giving Thanks Blog Hop thank you for stopping by to look around! I would like to invite new readers to follow so you always know what's happening at "In The Boon Docks"! This is Madam Samm's @ Sew We Quilt last blog hop of the year! But I am already signed up for the first one in the 2014. It really has been a great year making all kinds of creations for the blog hops! Thank you Madam Samm for being such a great coach! I would also like to thank Vickie @ More Star's in Comanch e for being our head cheerleader for this hop! Turkey's Anyone Every year we eat Thanksgiving Dinner at Mammaw & Pappaw's house and each year we are digging through draw

Quilters Candy Unwrapped November Winner

The winner for Quilters Candy Unwrapped for November is #119 Timtirim November 17, 2013 at 4:17 PM I am your follower by mail. Thanks! Congratulations! I will contact you by email! Until next time, Create and be unique, Lisa

Giving Thanks Blog Hop Party with Giveaways

The Winner Is: Congratulations #243 beckey stoffe - November 25, 2013 at 4:39 PM My favorite one was when my mom was helping me and we flipped then inner and outer boarder and completely changed the look of the quilt. Beckeystoffel at gmail dot com I will email you today for your address! Thank you all for your comments! Quilting Gallery is such a great resource on the internet. Offering all kinds of information to old and new quilters. This blog hop (Giving Thanks) is through that site. There this week you will find a huge amount of giveaways from bloggers all over the world. You have until November 26th to enter to win! Giveaway 1. Open to everyone (if you are no-reply leave an e-mail or you can't win). Tell me what sewing oops you have done lately! Mine was HERE 2. If you are a follower of this blog you get an additional chance! Please make a separate comment! New followers are always welcome! Please! That makes (2) possible comments per person! (You can edit a comme

Have you done this?

Pick! Pick! Pick! Thought I would get some quilting done while David was at church this evening. I have to admit I usually use a long arm quilter to finish the quilts I make but lately I have become braver after watching Youtube videos. I have done 3 baby quilts so far and never had this happen! This quilt is for the blog hop: Going on right now @ Sew We Quilt , (lots of great stuff & giveaways), My day is November 25th, so I have to quilt and bind it fast. I thought maybe I hadn't pinned it right but no, I lift up the quilt to look under it for a real mess and see this instead! I sewed the quilt to the tablecloth! I just had to laugh! It was time to stop for the night! Everyone messes up, you are not alone! Have a great week! Create, be unique, and laugh at your mistakes! Lisa

Please Tie One On this year

TIE ONE ON DAY™ (Click Here) is an annual event throughout America to bring joy to the life of someone in need by giving from the heart. Participation is oh-so easy. Simply wrap a baked good in an apron or other cloth and tuck in an encouraging note; then tie one on (an apron, of course!) and deliver your offering to one who could benefit from your gesture of kindness. Hurry signup today: A weekly Wednesday Giveaway! Just signup once and you are registered for the next two weeks! There are some great prizes ! The best part of it all is the look on the face of your recipient! Think of it as a early Christmas present for yourself! Trust me it is worth making an apron! Create and be unique! Lisa Don't forget the Quilters Candy Unwrapped and Giveaway if you haven't entered yet!

Wonderful Christmas Free Magazine

Sometimes you find things on the internet that are just begging to be shared with the world! This is such a great crafty blog and her free Christmas magazine is sweet! So check it out! Cintia @ My Pippet Quilters Candy Unwrapped Giveaway For The Boys Blog Hop Thank you for stopping by, Until next time, Create and be unique, Lisa

Quilters Candy Unwrapped and Giveaway

Welcome to "In The Boon Docks"! "Quilters Candy Unwrapped"! For November I have four Moda fabric lines spread out for you to see and maybe WIN (2) mini charms for yourself. I am a member of the Fat Quarter Shop Mini Charm Pack Club! I am finding so many projects to use these 2.5" squares in each time they arrive. Road 15 Sweetwater Moda Fabric Nature's Basket Blackbird Designs Moda Fabrics Crossroads Jan Patek Quilts Moda Fabrics Giggles Me & My Sister Designs Moda Fabrics Our sponsor is Kim from the Fat Quarter Shop! Thank you so much for your support Kim! If you are interested in any fabric or sewing notions, just click on the link and the nice people at the shop will take care of your needs! ( Lots of great fabric on sale! ) Giveaway 1. Open to everyone (if you are no-reply leave an e-mail or you can't win). Which one of these lines posted here is your favorite this month? 2. Leave a link to a project you made using 2.5" squares! If you d

For The Boys Blog Hop

For The Boys Blog Hop Welcome to In The Boon Docks For those who do not know, I was enlisted in the US Navy for 9 years. I got out after my second tour to raise my family. My husband retired from the US Navy after 20 years in 2005. My Father-in-law was in the US Army for 2 tours and my youngest daughter did 1 tour in the US Army. Last Friday, we went to a ceremony at David's school honoring the Veterans in your family. The photo below shows us all with David he was so happy we all showed up except Mamaw (feeling sick) did 1 tour in the US Army. So we are a Military family. Now I know this is about boys but David insisted that Zoey be included and she makes a great head model. As you can see the adjustable head wrap (We call them do rags), one size fits all! My husband's old do rags are falling apart so I decided to make him a few new ones. These are much quicker to make if you serge them but I just used a zig zag stitch on the seams. A do rag is worn underneath a moto

The Winner of Quilt Labels

The winner of the Modern Yardage Quilt Labels #3 Thistle Cove Farm Thistle Cove Farm October 27, 2013 at 1:05 PM I like how you stitch around the pattern, I do that and it's part of the enjoyment process as well as making the pattern stand out. Love your colors! Congratulations! I will email you for your address and the wonderful people over at Modern Yardage will mail them to you! Thank you all for your wonderful comments! Everything is o.k. at the moment! Our beauty left this afternoon with her Mommy to go home! My daughter look very rested and so happy to see her baby. Made my heart sing! Thank you for hanging in there with me! Create and be Unique! Lisa

Family Friendly Restaurant But Change Your Babies In The Car

Family friendly restaurant but change your babies in the car! As many families travel during the holiday, I thought I would warn you! While traveling home Zoey was fussy as we left the hospital after dark and traveling West on I64. We decided to stop at a new Burger King we had seen in Winchester to eat. I grabbed a few baby things from the car to diaper and feed her before I ate. Much to my surprise I found no changing station in a week old store and was more surprised when the Assistant Manager informed me that Burger Kings do not install Baby Changing Stations in there stores! An item that could easily be purchased for less than $200. Not worth the business they loose from young families and grandparents Burger King! Update ! My daughter was transferred to University of KY Hospital. The Pseudo cysts on her pancreas are small and do not need to be removed at this time. She got home yesterday and is resting comfortably. In the mean time we have little Zoey back with us