Monday, August 11, 2014

Monday Stuff On the Way to Other Stuff: Cheyenne, Here I Come

Tomorrow morning, it's back to work, judging at the Cheyenne Heritage Quilters' annual show. I have a few days of appraising afterward, as well. 
     I've been doing this gig for years -- at least 7 or 8, and maybe a decade. The show is wonderful. This guild has a real knack especially for scrap quilts, as well as mixing applique with other quilt styles. I always learn something new from them. 
     The Mama will stay home this time, and cook for the Brick. He needs someone to baby him, after my being gone most of the summer. 
     Meanwhile:

The "hidden city" trick to saving on airfare. (From Tight Fisted Miser)

Four ways to get the item you want, at the price you want. (From Penny Hoarder)

Interesting ways to hustle up (and save money on) lunch box prep. This focuses on kids, but I know plenty of adults who would enjoy it, too. (From She Knows.com) 

Easy refreshments for a baby shower (or any other social event) -- including some wonderful Rice Krispie Pops. (From Pretty/Hungry)

Two ingredients - one yummy cake. (And it's been around for more than 84 years now!) Don't miss out on Food52's five-step process for making any kind of flavor of 'icebox cake,' either. (Here's the link.)


The only fried chicken recipe you'll ever need. (From Epicurious)


The best teacher gifts...written by a teacher. Good for starting to plan.


A duck tape belt pouch to make yourself. (I thought it was "duct tape," but what do I know...) Camo-style tape gives this customized pouch visual flair. (From Frugal Upstate)


Ten celebrities who may have been (or were diagnosed as) autistic.

An AMAZING pallet wood deckYow, this is nice! (But then, you knew I'm a little pallet-crazy already.) From Scrapality.com. She's got an interesting shed made out of pallets, too...



Have a great week -- and stop by the show, if you can! Here's the link.



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