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Other posts on this project: Go to Your Happy Place Quilt Pt. 1, Go to Your Happy Place Quilt Pt. 2.

This quilt is finished and delivered!

So I made this quilt for my sister-in-law Kathryn, who is expecting her first baby in just a few weeks. H can’t wait to meet her little cousin CJ, but since he’s been getting all the attention (and quilts made by my mom) I wanted to make something for Kathryn during her hospital stay. I brought my Rainbow Quilt to the hospital when H was born, and I was so glad I did. It made such a difference to have something personal and cheery to liven up the depressing side of days spent in the hospital.

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The Reeve and Carney (my maiden name) families have more than a tiny obsession with burgers. Remember last year when Adam and I painstakingly recreated In-N-Out Burgers? So a few weeks ago, when my brother strongly recommended we all check out Zinburger in Clifton, we headed up to North Jersey to give it a chance.

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I am having a fabulous Christmas, I am so thankful for my wonderful family. Adam surprised me with an iPad and a small treasure trove of other goodies. From my family and my in-laws I got an AccuQuilt Go, a Cricket, and a 1st edition of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman! I was so surprised by all of it, it’s been a wonderful day.

I made my niece Grace a “pouf” of her very own, another 24″ Amy Butler Gumdrop. She bounces on mine constantly when she’s over, and this summer she pulled all her favorite (pink) fabrics from my stash and said, “Make me one please, Aunt Jackie.” So I did, deciding to just use the Rainy Days and Mondays fabric from Riley Blake that I’ve been saving for a deserving project. From these photos, I would count this as entirely worthy.

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