Category Archives: Whimsy

Winning Contest Entry!

Yay! Astraea Press, my publisher for my forthcoming YA novel, No One’s Watching (February 2014), sponsored a 100-word writing contest among its authors. Since we write fiction, the premise was writing an over-the-top reason (well, a big fat lie) about … Continue reading

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Tea Cozy with a French Twist

I made a slightly larger tea cozy because I didn’t think I had enough of these tea pot warmers in my collection (see previous post). The blue tea cups on a background of brilliant yellow give the cozy a French … Continue reading

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Mini Tea Cozies So Sweet You Won’t Need Sugar

My tiny 1 1/2 cup teapot was in need of a cozy. It swam in a regular-sized cozy, so I decided to make one (or two) to suit it. The pattern measures 9 inches by 11 1/2 inches before sewing. … Continue reading

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Purple Car of the Weekend

…is a purple toaster! Just what you need to go with the rest of your purple kitchen.

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Purple Car of the Weekend

This Saturn was parked in the lovely Peninsula Town Center in Hampton, VA ready to deliver sandwiches from Jimmy John‘s:

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Purple Car of the Weekend

How great to look over and see East Carolina University Pirates’ purple car on Route 95!

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A Day at the Beach – Looking for Lemonade…

Just when you think you have it all, the Emo Family plops themselves right in your lovely view. Nice. Why? We didn’t settle in that spot because it was the path people took to skirt the rock jetty while they … Continue reading

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