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Author Archives: velikova

Heavy Heart

I’m posting this with a heavy heart..💔 As much as I love sewing, machine embroidery and everything that comes with it, it is taking up too much of my time. I am struggling to keep up with the everyday basics of looking after a house, cleaning and cooking and maintaining my home, so something has … Continue reading »

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I finished up my gnomes!

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I love my labels!

I make quilts and it’s tradition that you sign your work by making a label. I really don’t enjoy doing making label, so I had some made by the Dutch Label Shop back home in Philly! I really like the results! I went basic this time, maybe I will go a bit fancier next round … Continue reading »

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Frolic #2

I decided to do a second smaller Quiltville Frolic Mystery Quilt using batiks! Deep dark blue/blacks, blues, green, teal, raspberries.

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Best-Ever Turkey Meatloaf

Best-Ever Turkey Meatloaf Ground turkey recipes have a bad rep for being bland and boring. But this meatloaf is LOADED with flavor. How? Worcestershire garlic, rosemary, and thyme. And ketchup. When it comes to any kind of meatloaf (beef included!), there must be ketchup. Ingredients Cooking spray 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving 2019

Thomas came home from college to visit us this holiday. Our dinner was a bit less traditional with Turkey Meatloaf for dinner due to my recent dental surgery. I got in some sewing time and started working on the new Quiltville Mystery Frolic! Last night, the doorbell rang and lo and behold it was my … Continue reading »

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Flamingo Gothic

I managed to finish another UFO!

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Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes Ingredients For the cheesecakes: 6 gingersnap cookies 5 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 5 tablespoons sugar 1 large egg ¼ cup pumpkin puree ¼ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon cinnamon pinch of nutmeg For the maple whipped cream: 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup Method 1. Preheat … Continue reading »

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Gobble It Up

Turkey is ready!

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Lighter Eggplant Parmesan

Lighter Eggplant Parmesan Ingredients 2 lbs. eggplant, 1 large or 2 medium olive oil spray 1 teaspoon kosher salt 12 ounces part-skim ricotta, Polly-o is the only brand I use ¼ cup + 2 tbsp Pecorino Romano ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 large egg 2-½ cups part-skim mozzarella, I used Sargento 4 cups homemade … Continue reading »

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