The 4th of July

In Decorating, Design by Lisa Burnett

I just have to say that the 4th of July is one of my all time favorite holidays.  Our freedom, the summertime, fireworks, food, get-togethers, rodeos, water fights, parades, pancake breakfast all add up to be one good time!  Thanks to all of the men and women who are protecting our freedom every day! New to our Etsy site to …

Our Summer Afternoon and Thimble Blossoms Love

In Life, Quilting by Lisa Burnett

I have to confess- not much work was done at Sweetwater today.  We couldn't resist. Jordan and Bryce have been patiently waiting to use their new Slip-n-Slide they got for their birthday.  Finally, we had temperatures over 65 degrees with no rain! Pure joy for Jordan:            Thank you, thank you, thank you to Camille Roskelley …

Winner and free coaster pattern

In Contests, Quilting by Lisa Burnett

After a weekend of dodging tornados, we are ready for a new week!  On Saturday night we had to keep our eyes peeled to the skies as 3 different storms rolled through with rain, funnel clouds, hail and wind. Welcome to June in Colorado!  On to the announcement of the winner of the bag from last weeks contest.  Using the random integer website, …

Our 2nd Sneak Peek of The Old Glory Show

In Decorating, Favorite Things, Life by Lisa Burnett

For our second preview of the Old Glory Show, I thought I would show you these adorable chalk boards we are making. Each has a painted word and measures 24" x 36".         We only have 1 week before the show.  If you live in Colorado, it is definitely worth the trip.  Hopefully the weather won't be …

Snacks, Snacks, Snacks

In Cooking, Life by Lisa Burnett

We (me and my kids) just got done slaving away (not really) over this scrumptious treat called Puppy Chow People Food.  Here they are  – Happily making the snack Until the peanut butter wouldn't come out of the cup –   Then they started arguing about who could get it out!  I really think we needed the wonder cup from …

It’s Summer Time!!!

In Life by Lisa Burnett

Or is it??????? Here in the northeastern plains of the great state of Colorado it has been a rather cool start to summer.  This is what we have been seeing practically every day –   But, I am not going to complain because we definitely need the moisture and we will take it anytime we can get it.  The only problem …

Announcing our winner plus a new contest (Free giveaway!)

In Contests, Quilting by Lisa Burnett

Thanks to all of you who posted a reply to our first giveaway.  We used the this fun website to randomly choose the winner.  The lucky entry is: Debbie who posted on June 2 that "Bare Feet Only" was her favorite pattern.  Debbie has won a set of 30 fat quarters from our au.then.tic line plus we are throwing in …

Paperclips

In Favorite Things by Lisa Burnett

Paperclips? Yes, paperclips.  I found the cutest paperclips while looking on etsy  and just had to share them with you.  It could be that I have a thing for polka dots but these are darn cute!   You can find these lovelies on jackandjane's etsy site.  And then while looking at the same siteI found these cute ponytail holders.  The …

Our Old Glory Antique Show sneak peek

In Design, Life, Quilting by Lisa Burnett

Way back in February I came to work and immediately overheard my mom and sister discussing what we were taking to the show.  Show?  What show?  Turns out it was The Old Glory Antique Show in Denver.  I then quickly and completely realized they had both lost their minds.  The reasons: First of all, we don't exactly sell antiques.  The …