Author Archives: Karen Lyon

It’s been a long time

All I can say is I’ve been busy.  The Fall has flown by and with outdoor temperatures in the 70s…I must have slept through it and it’s summer again.  No, can’t be…WAY too many leaves on the ground…it has to … Continue reading

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Restaurant Line Up

One of our favorite things to do on vacation is dine out…..actually that’s a favorite pass time any day of the year for me.  When in Charleston we look for our old favorites, many of them long gone.  The Ice … Continue reading

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A Chane of Scenery

There’s nothing like different scenery and a change of pace.  This week we are at our “happy place.”     My morning coffee with the shore of the South Carolina coast.   Only hours after our arrival I felt a calm and … Continue reading

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A few finishes and some new beginnings

First finish….our Washington Capitals hockey season is over.  They lost in game 7 in the second round of the playoffs.  Like birds in a cage, Charlie has covered them up until the fall. I finished my hooked footstool in time … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Williamsburg is blossoming and we are enjoying some spectacular weather….until tomorrow arrives with April showers.  It has been wonderful to spend some time outdoors and we are planning a front yard landscape redesign.  It’s all in the planning, approval and … Continue reading

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New sewing room additions

Honestly, I don’t ever know if I will feel totally settled in this house.  It is big and beautiful but the second floor still lacks pictures on the walls and I must admit things are still in boxes waiting to … Continue reading

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Almost a Christmas Finish

In November I happily tagged along with my husband on a lovely business trip to Germany.  As he worked during the day I would explore the local German communities and when I found myself with some down time I did … Continue reading

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The Martin Meadow – A Christmas Finish

On my to do list since January 2013 was a quilt intended for my nephew Tim and his young bride Kasie.  The quilt was inspired by fabrics and a pattern I found on one of my favorite online quilt shop … Continue reading

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A new app

A photo of our house decorated for Christmas using the picturesque app. I may use this for next year’s Christmas card. The app is pretty cool.

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2015 – Bringing in the new year!

The holidays have come to a close for another year.  Christmas decorations are coming down this week.  Since it took me nearly a week to decorate this house I’m sure it will take equally as long to get everything put … Continue reading

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