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Jo's Country Junction · 5h ago

Quilt Shop Tour: Calico Hutch

Have you been to the Calico Hutch in Hayward, MN?  It’s a great shop.  It’s actually a destination quilt shop as there really isn’t much else in the little town between Austin and Albert Lea Minnesota.  Happily it is located between my house and my b...
Jo's Country Junction · 13h ago

My Online Library

I’ve been a bit frustrated with my on line library.  The waiting list for books is INCREDIBLY long.  Too long. Not long ago I was reading Mary of Country Threads’ blog.  She recommended the book Before the Fall. I checked my on line library.  UGH.  I...
Jo's Country Junction · 1d ago

Saturday Adventure

Saturday Hubby and I set out on an adventure…well, maybe not an adventure but an outing. I...
Jo's Country Junction · 1d ago

What I’m Reading: The Rivers Run Dry

I just finished up the audio book The Rivers Run Dry: A Raliegh Harmon Novel by  Sibella Giorello. A couple months ago I put a hold on my Audible account.  I had bought three extra credits when I got laid up with my foot and my daughter Kayla gifted ...
Jo's Country Junction · 2d ago

Baptism for Carver

Sunday was baptism day for Carver.  We had planned it for December but things didn’t work ...
Jo's Country Junction · 2d ago

Latest.

Kelli and I have had what I’d call a frustrating experience with planning the retreat when...
Jo's Country Junction · 3d ago

UFO Progress

I didn’t get much done this week….I knew I wouldn’t have sewing time because what little time I did have had to be dedicated to charity quilts.  BUT I didn’t want a week to go by with no progress at all…so I pulled out  my Texas Braids and decided to...
Jo's Country Junction · 3d ago

What I’m NOT Reading….

Have you noticed that I started giving up on books a little easier lately?  I really have-especially when the books are library books and I don’t have money invested into them. The first book I gave up on was The Summer Before the War: A Novel  by He...
Jo's Country Junction · 4d ago

Childcare Chronicles

It’s been a bit since I’ve did a blog post about childcare.  I’ve had a sick bunch of kiddos around here and most of my time has been spent in a pattern that goes from the box of tissues, to the child and then to the garbage can.  That pattern has be...
Jo's Country Junction · 4d ago

Hanging with Kalissa

I told you earlier today that I had a busy last week.  Not much sewing was done but I did spend a lot of time with Kalissa. I told you earlier that she was planning on picking up a second job and that the job was to be a LuLaroe consultant.  When I m...