Moments of random crazy

I was reading a book today that happened to be Adult Erotic Romance. I enjoyed the book but you want to know what popped into my head? I want to ask the author “When you were writing the love scenes did you get turned on?”
I mean seriously! If they are steamy enough to make your many fans drool, how can an author write it without feeling the same.
Okay now i’m determined to find out… I got a few author friends I feel comfortable with… I think I’m gonna ask them…. Wish me luck lol!

My foray into Quilting

I’d love to say I’m a pro but I just started doing this yesterday. But I can say I’m definitely a pro at cutting squares! Here’s what I’m doing. I took old clothes that my boys have outgrown (we have several bags but I only used one). I de-hemmed them and what I couldn’t get to do what I wanted I cut off…Yeah I cheated a few times. But I was able to salvage a large box’s worth. I then decided that I wanted to do small squares so I cut a piece of cardboard measuring 3 square inches. (3″ x 3″) I am planning on doing 2.5 inch squares on the quilt so I’ve left myself a half-inch to marry them together.  I’ve got 242 squares cut. Now I’m in the process of laying them out to flesh out a pattern. Its taken me 2 days to get them all cut and let me tell you when its time to stitch this all together I’ll be extra careful. I will say I found some awesome deals on http://www.walmart.com and http://www.craftsy.com. But it’s not here yet so I’m doing all my cutting with a crappy pair of scissors and measuring with a 6″ ruler I borrowed from my son. Its been a bit tedious! I should be ready to start stitching tomorrow. Oh and I suggest getting to know your machine and do all the stitches on a piece of cloth. You also have something to reference when you want to choose your stitch.  My machine shows them all on side however they don’t match exactly so I’m glad I checked.

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All my lovely squares
All my lovely squares

Just a lil info

So I’m trying my hand at blogging. This should be fun, lol!!!
I guess I shall start with a lil bit about me. Well I’m wife to a medically retired Army vet. He’s my heart and soul and I thank God he came home alive. Like I tell him Afghanistan loved you so much, it sent you home with a souvenir! He had shrapnel in the back of his head and down his body. I busted my butt trying to get him the care he needed and the support to lean on. And let me tell you, that’s one experience that I don’t wish on anyone. It did give me a better appreciation of the strength I never knew I had. We also have two wonderful boys. Both have ADHD and can be completely random but always awesome.  I’m an avid reader and my hubby thanks himself everyday for getting me a kindle. I know he was so tired of tripping over all my books on a daily basis! And yes when we moved back to TX I had several totes and boxes full of said books that I just couldn’t bear to part with.  I make jewelry as a hobby and started selling items online. If you ever want to check it out you can find it at https://www.facebook.com/TSaylorSouthernBelleDesigns. I am also teaching myself to quilt. Its a bit more tedious than I reckoned but I’m having fun. I’ll post pics soon.
So I guess this is where I should introduce my plans for this page. I plan on doing reviews on just about everything from books to makeup to recipes, etc. I also may just vent or add random things just because. Who knows? Its a crazy place in my head and I’d like to bring you along for the ride. So ready or not, here we go!
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