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The Quilted Turtle ...the crazy crafty life of a Mackinac Island mom.

English - Mackinac Island, Crafts
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The Quilted Turtle · 4d ago

Youch

This weekend, during a very windy night, this boat broke off its mooring and washed up on the beach. All day Sunday and all day today she was stuck on the shore. I believe the waves let up e...
The Quilted Turtle · 5d ago

Field Trip!

If you look closely you'll see two very happy kiddos in the back window of that bus. They were happy because on Friday the Island's elementary kids went on a field trip. Our first stop was t...
The Quilted Turtle · 2W ago

Sunrise Kayaking

A week or so ago we were lucky to get to participate in a sunrise kayaking trip.  And while hauling our half asleep selves down the hill at 6:00 am on a Sunday was a bit of a challenge, the...
The Quilted Turtle · 2W ago

Sorely Neglected

My poor little blog; so ignored; so neglected.So many things have happened in the last few months,yet somehow they never quite made it here. Hopefully in the next few weeks I'll have sometim...
The Quilted Turtle · 1M ago

Weekend

This past weekend ended up being rather hectic after my dad was in a bike accident. He's just fine now, but when he was dizzy and nauseous after hitting his head, we were quite concerned.A t...
The Quilted Turtle · 5d ago

Today's Giggle

I stopped at my favorite thrift shop the other day and giggled when I saw this. I'm not sure why I found it so funny, but it made me laugh out loud...
The Quilted Turtle · 2M ago

Lucky Girl

 A few days ago my daughter decided to look for four leaf clovers in our front yard.After finding her first one, she ran in the house, excited to show us her find. But, of course, one clover...
The Quilted Turtle · 2M ago

Slimy!

Slugs are fairly common on Mackinac Island. Big slimy leopard slugs that can be up to six or seven inches long.I often see them trying to cross the road on damp mornings during the summer mo...
The Quilted Turtle · 2M ago

Want a Piece?

  As you can tell from their faces,  Seattle's Gum Wall was not on of my kids' favorite stops. I was OK at first. All that gum was kind of amazing - it was everywhere, on everything. And th...
The Quilted Turtle · 2M ago

Seattle Aquarium

We loved the Seattle Aquarium. Partially because we're just geeky people, but also because the sea otters completely stole our hearts. They were just about the most adorable things I've ever...