Almost exactly two years ago I wrote a post about my Compassion International Child, Helen Angela, and her Almost Smile Photo - a photo that I was so happy to get because it was the first time I had seen her remotely happy. Always a serious photo taker, Helen Angela comes off as stern and no-nonsense, … Continue reading Look at that Smile!
I'm sharing my 8" block created as part of the 52 Quilters Project over here today. Won't you join me?
"The soul is healed by being with children." English proverb
Back in January I came across a call-out on instagram (where you can always find me - I swear I'm addicted to it!) for bloggers who quilt and jumped at the chance to participate. It's been on my "big goal" list for several years now to guest-post at least 6 times on various blogs in … Continue reading 52 Quilters
Today I'm sharing the final quilt I made to take to my sponsored child Josuè in Ecuador week after next. (To see the other quilts I made for this trip click here or here.) First off, I love this quilt. It is busy and happy and so Josuè. I cannot wait to give it to him … Continue reading Josue’s Red, Beige, & Blue Quilt
I don't know about you, but we're recovering from some serious snow days in northeast Arkansas. Last week we saw the largest (and hopefully last) major snow storm of the season, and yesterday was really the first day I've been able to get back to my routine and not feel like I'm skating on ice … Continue reading Snow Day Letter Templates
I’m continuing my series of copy-able letters to sponsored children. To read more about this series, click here. To view other templates, click the “Sponsor Letter Templates” link under the main blog header (or here, if reading in a feed). I've got several birthday packets to send out to my sponsored kids over the next few days and … Continue reading Emily’s Birthday Package: What I Send My Compassion Kids