My dear sweet husband had a birthday on Monday.
We went out the FD's farm for a cook out to celebrate.
We had the best time!
I wish our middle daughter could have been there too but
NC is quite far from MI and we will be seeing her this summer.
Anyway here is a shot of all of us (sans me) enjoying our day.
You can see that even Beep was joining in.
I did manage to snap a pic of our dog, Abbey too.
She is terrified of the bird (who in all fairness, is constantly trying to kill her).
Hubby's favorite cake is angel food with strawberries and whipped cream.
Store was out of angel food cake and strawberries.
So I went to the bakery part of the store and the sign said "strawberry cake".
I figured it was a strawberry flavored cake, but thought it was better than no cake and decided to ask. Lo and behold, it was angel food cake with
custard that has strawberries cut up in it and white butter cream frosting.
I bought a can of the spray whipped cream and called it good!!
The cake was amazing.
Everyone loved it (and they are picky cake eaters). Beep and Abbey even got some of the frosting.
Lest you think I have not been sewing (and I have not done much) I did manage to get another Splendid Sampler block finished but I did it my way and not the way the block was originally done.
I think it turned out pretty cute! The cat is a free pattern over on Jodi Ric Rack's blog.
A friend on Instagrm (prettylittlequilts) is working on a cross block that she wants to make to pay tribute to the same kind of thing done during WWI.
She is being deployed and wants to make a similar quilt
as to the one in the 1917 Modern Priscilla magazine.
Next year is the 100th anniversary and she is making this as a traveling quilt.
She will be collecting signatures of troops and veterans from all over the world.
She asked for one or 2 of these cross blocks made out of Bonnie and Camille fabrics and white.
It should be an amazing quilt when it is finished!
If you like you can read about the original quilt here. I can't wait to see it finished!
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Have a wonderful day and happy sewing!