Football season has begun.
It's crazy, fun and exciting and it takes up
so much of a parent's time!
This first week is dubbed "Hell Week" by our team.
That's exactly what it is for the players, sure,
but also for the parents--especially the moms who
host breakfasts, coordinate drives for gatorade, etc.
A difficult week, yes, but we all have a blast.
With two boys playing, I will be devoting a huge
amount of time to it. Why wouldn't I?
I only have three years left! <sniff!>
I've already hosted a breakfast at our house,
made 8 batches of cinnamon rolls and 101
breakfast burritos, and helped a friend host
breakfast at her house as well!
But I still found time to work on my latest quilt!
Remember these fabrics I chose?
My Goddaughter, who loves orange, is turning
sixteen soon so I wanted a yourthful/modern pattern.
This Zig Zag Quilt that I found on Crazy Mom Quilts
looks like it will be right up her alley...
at least, I hope so!
I know I say this a lot but I do prefer traditional quilts.
However, this was really fun to play around with
and I flew through it--that is, when I had time.
I can think of quite a few younger people that
might like it so I may end up making it again
some day. For now, I'm anxious to get started
on my next quilt which I'm thinking will be
But first, this one is currently in the basting stage.
Setting a finish goal of "before next Friday" when
I'll be helping with the team dinner that is followed
by individual and team pictures and a