The Spotted Lamb

The Spotted Lamb Navigating motherhood and military life one stitch at a time. Ultimately, my goal is to connect with others in cyber land through my sewing, some of my thoughts translated into words, and hopefully a few laughs.

Web Site: http://www.thespottedlamb.com/blog.html


The One Year Itch

Aug 22, 2011
The One Year Itch

It happens to me at every new base…the dreaded one year itch!  I’m always ready to get up and go, ready for a change of scenery exactly one year after we move to our new place…weird I know.  I don’t know if it’s so much that I get bored of the house we live...

Fun Fact Friday!

Aug 19, 2011
Fun Fact Friday!

This week’s fun fact is brought to you by: funfactz.com Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.  Bruised or over-ripe berries will not bounce as well as perfectly ripe berries. Come this Thanksgiving I will be the...

For The Birds!

Aug 17, 2011
For The Birds!

Our old hummingbird feeder was looking pretty sad and has been void of food for a good 5 months now – despite this, the hummingbirds still came to check, and always left with a frown and an empty belly…Well, all of that has changed! Armed with the mother of all hummingbird...

Finished Quilt!

Aug 15, 2011
Finished Quilt!

Have you all just been waiting with baited breath to see the completed shoo-fly block quilt top!?  Ok, well here she is!  

Fun Fact Friday!

Aug 12, 2011
Fun Fact Friday!

This week’s fun fact is brought to you by: sportsfacts.net The NFL Football pre-season has begun!  Yay!  Here is an interesting fact about jersey numbers... Professional football players are assigned special numbers:
 * 1 to 19 for quarterbacks and kickers
 * 20 to 49 for running...

Sending You Away…

Aug 10, 2011

                                                                                                        (speakers on)...

Wait, Is this a food blog??

Aug 8, 2011
Wait, Is this a food blog??

I don’t think so, but it sure is starting to look like one!!  Ok, here is another FANTASTIC recipe!  If you want a show-stopper dessert, one that looks like you just graduated from 4 years of culinary school but that only requires the ability to peel and core an apple…this one’s for you!! ...

Fun Fact Friday!

Aug 5, 2011
Fun Fact Friday!

This week’s fun fact is brought to you by: sharkfacts.org It’s that time of year again, the week that my husband looks forward to more than any other week of the year…Shark Week, folks!  Our DVR has been slapped into high gear, our living room transformed into a virtual ocean every...

Shoo-Fly

Aug 3, 2011
Shoo-Fly

I usually comb the internet at least one night a week looking for new quilt block ideas.  I had a very successful ‘hunt’ last week and was able to flag several blocks that I hope to use in upcoming quilt projects.  The one that first caught my eye was the...

Let’s Give it ANOTHER Go!

Aug 1, 2011

I have never been much of a workout nut – in my younger days, I was blessed with a very high metabolism and a love of sports, which made staying in shape and in a small clothing size a cinch.  My metabolism continued to rev all through college, and although I no longer participated...

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