2021 PHD and Goals Update

by | Dec 30, 2021 | 8 comments

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It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone, but indeed it has! Time seems to move faster by the day!! I can’t believe my grandsons turned 10 on the 30th. Seems like just yesterday they were babies and, when I kept them, struggling to feed them both at the same time! Since they were born so near Christmas, we usually celebrate their birthday a week or so later, so the party will be on January 8th. They chose Hooligans for their party which is a fun local game room they love! They are all boy and love to play games of any type! While I don’t have individual pics of them, here they are in our Christmas picture from last week. At 10, they are 5′ tall! The one on the left is slightly taller – but then, my son-in-love is 6’7″ so they can’t help but be tall! LOL

Moving on to my goals for the past week/month:

  • Virtual Cookie Exchange Blog Hop Project – ✓ done!
  • Crafter’s Edge December Project – will be part of Virtual Cookie Exchange Project ✓ -done!
Virtual Christmas Cookie Challenge/Crafter’s Edge Project
  • Madelyn’s Tiny Dancer Quilt – Blocks have been cut out and a few pieced. I did have to order more fabric as she changed her mind about one of the blocks!

  • Quilt and Bind guild Comfort Quilt – Still sitting on the quilt frame!
  • December Color Challenge Block – ✓ done!

December Color Challenge Block
  • Block 11 of Sunshine Cove – if time allows – Not happening this month!
  • Not on my to-do list, but I bound the 2018 Row by Row On the Go quilt! – ✓ done!

So, unfortunately, I did not complete my PHD in 2021, but I will continue working on it in 2022 with Quilting Gail and I will link up my update with her! I am also linking up with Linda, the Texas Quilt Gal, for my monthly To-Do List, on To-Do Tuesday. I will post next month about my plans for 2022 – wow, Saturday is January 1st! I’ll be back with my new list and some exciting news next month! Until then, I wish you all a very Happy and Blessed New Year!

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  1. texasquiltgal

    Those boys are so cute! Are they twins? That is a beautiful family. I especially love the “Peeps” T-shirt. 😉 Looking forward to your 2022 “exciting news”!
    Thank you for linking to To Do Tuesday. 🙂

  2. Dawn Kelly

    Oh, how fantastic getting 8 done in 2021. This is great work. Lovely finish photos. Happy New Year!!!

  3. Sue H

    Wow! You got 8 done in 2021. I’m very impressed! See you later with your 2022 list.

  4. Kathleen McCormick

    What a great photo! I’m sorry you didn’t finish your PhD, but there is always next year. I look forward to seeing what you create – especially that beauty Tiny Dancer. Love that you digitized a design for your ProStitcher – I need to do more of that.

  5. Mia is mine

    What a lovely photo of your family! Your table topper fits the season perfectly – love that tree in the middle! Your Tiny Dancer Quilt Blocks are so pretty! Well done! You met so many goals! And yes, there is this coming year! Happy New Year!

  6. Connie Kresin Campbell

    Happy New Year Brenda and what a wonderful photo of you and your family!!

  7. Shirley Clark

    I admire your ability to get so much done! I love the Christmas tree design! Is that your own creation?

  8. Sharon Kwilter

    Ooh, that Tangled Star is a beautiful block. I have to go see if I can find it. Have a wonderful New Years!


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