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  • Welcome to my blog!

    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

    I've created a map that shows links to our camping/hiking/general family fun review posts that you can find here. It's pretty much the coolest thing on this site. Thanks, Google!

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Category Archives: mug rugs

a hooty place : my first finished mug rug!

Remember this gorgeous stack of fabric?  Today it turned into this: And then this: My first mug rug!  Mug rugs became uber-popular among flickr quilters this year–think of them as mini placemats or maxi coasters.  They are super fun to make because they are a mini quilt, so anything you’ve wanted to try out, can […]

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