Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Blueberries and Stash~

My hubby and I went blueberry picking this past weekend. We had a blast!!!! I think more berries ended up in my hubby’s stomach then in the bucket!!! There were so many berries on the branches you could almost mistaken them as a string of grapes~~

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Since we were in the area, we stopped by Old Town Temecula to shop around the stores. This is a town with lots of characters, and a whole lot of antique shops!!!

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But antique was not why I was there, craft stores are more my thing. The first one I hit was The Wool Lady!!! Her shop was just filled with wooly goods!!!! I couldn’t stop oohing and aahing every time I turned a corner.

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These Blackworks by Lolita Newman really caught my eye, even my hubby said they were quite awesome. I couldn’t resist but had to bring 2 of them home, including a kit for the Chicken Coop Series~~

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Next stop, Quilter’s Coop!!! This is one AWESOME quilt shop!!! It carries many fabric brands and the store is so big I could get lost in there forever!!!!

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Seriously, I only intended to look around in the store and did not planned on buying anything. I even told my hubby that I will be quick. Well, almost an hour later, I came out with another bag. This time with some discounted fabric. To my defense they were 40% off, and I just couldn’t pass that up, could I?!

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Finally, we arrived at Rooster Creek. This is a shop filled with all sorts of crafty goods. With the guilt from the last store, I didn’t get anything from this store. But those candles sure looked tempting!!!!!

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Rooster Creek
42050 Main Street
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 694-9918

My recent order from 123 Stitch.com also arrived last week. After seeing so many wonderful starts around the blogging world, I couldn’t resist and ordered Brenda Gervais’s Birds of a Feather Mystery Sampler!! I don’t know if I could start it anytime soon but it’s definitely on my to do list!!!

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So that was my weekend. I hope you all had a wonderful time as well~~ Thanks for visiting!!!! Happy summer!!!!

12 comments:

  1. I agree, those blueberries look like grapes :) Great stash buy!

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  2. The blueberries look yummy but the stash looks fabulous.

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  3. Lovely photos of your fun excursions, Theresa! I must say you showed remarkable restraint when you were at the shop!

    I am looking forward to starting my Mystery sampler too!

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  4. Oh those shops look great...amazed by beautiful wool and fabrics.

    Happy stitching on your new project...

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  5. It looks like a great weekend! Nothing like fresh fruit and great shops.

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  6. Oh my, these shops are a real dream. I don't know what would happen if I entered there. Well, of course I know what would happen, lol.

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  7. Great stash! The blackwork kits are so awesome!

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  8. I'm trying to decide whether or not to buy the Mystery Sampler, too, Theresa--I see you've given in to its charms :) And what a great bunch of shops. The fabric you purchased is great--especially the alphabet piece. I have a little stitching pouch that Myra made for me out of it and it's just darling. Can't wait to see how you use these :)

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  9. Oooo, what great photos!! Just lovely little shops and all the colors are glorious eye candy. Thanks so much for sharing!! :)

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  10. Gorgeous stash, great pictures and those blueberries look so delicious.

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  11. Looks like you and your hubby have a wonderful weekend. I think I would spend hours in all those shops and come out with few bags too (LOL). Nice shopping and great stash. Those blueberries do look like grapes, Theresa!

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  12. Oh my gosh!! I can't imagine how thrilling it must have been to go into all those shops. Love all the new stash!

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