China has always fascinated me.  The music is beautiful, some of the folklore is so unique, and I used to love watching Kung Fu movies like Fearless Kung Fu Elements (it is so bad, after watching it 25+ years later). The problem is that I never was taught about the history of China as a […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi; 2017 (w/ Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Laura Dern, Andy Serkis, Kelly Marie Tran, Benicio Del Toro) 5 stars There is so much to say about this movie and so much that I can’t say about this movie in case there are still […]

I fell in love with this Little House on the Prairie fabric collection and found a free pattern to go with it and thought, “Oh yeah! Time to do it.” It was fun, simple, and turned out pretty!  This is one of those rail quilt patterns which I’ve never tried before.  I made this quilt […]

I had been hoping to go back to Jockey Hollow and the Wick House for a few years to show my sons, since I went there for a field trip when I was in third grade and it seriously changed my life (it inspired my minimalism, which I have mentioned in the past). One of […]

Past review posts: Year 1 (lost) |  Year 2 | Year 3 | Year 4 | Year 5 | Year 6 | Year 7 | Year 8 |Year 9 | 1. The Key on the Quilt (The Quilt Chronicles book #1) by Stephanie Grace Whitson – 3.5 stars 2. There You’ll Find Me by Jenny B. Jones – 4 stars 3. Hero (Woodcutter […]

I completed my resolutions for 2017 as well as for 2016 in this year alone.  It was quite productive.  Therefore we had a great year!  Tell me your resolutions/goals for the coming year! I quilted a lot (still have to post a few of them on here) I started running I completed my first full […]

W aka W – Two Worlds (2016) 4.25 stars starring: Lee Jung-suk, Han Hyo-joo, Jung Yoo-jin, Lee Tae-hwan, Kim Eui-sung I had been wanting to watch this since it was being released and did not know why I delayed to do so.  It was so interesting!  The show starts us out in a story about a […]