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The Spray Can King: How A Turnaround Expert Is Piecing Together An Aerosol Empire

(Source: www.forbes.com)

Courtesy of Starco Group

During the recession, Starco Group’s Ross Sklar found that his small business making chemicals and aerosols was struggling. So he did what any good value investor would do during a downturn: He looked for something to buy. 638 more words

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Lots of Cutting

Hi Everyone,

In my loneliness from my sewing machine in the shop, I’ve been trying to keep progress going.  I’ve been cutting my hour-glass blocks into nine patches. 190 more words


Monday Recap #2

Hi Everyone,

This past week has been crazy.  It is starting to get busy at work and that’s a good thing.  My Dad was ill this weekend but is doing better now. 476 more words


Disappearing Hour-Glass Blocks

Hi Everyone,

Yesterday was Mardi Gras down here in Louisiana.  It’s a big party before we start our lenten journey.  I’ve growned out of the party part and usually just enjoy a day off with my family.  193 more words



Hi Fellow Quilters,

Last week I wrote about the Gods and Goddess that are featured on our new Viking Gods and Goddess quilt.  This week we’ll explore the Longboats, and discuss the names & meanings of the Runes and the Celtic knot featured on our new pattern, as well as how the days of the week were named.  806 more words


Monday Recap

Hi Everyone,

First of all I’d like to thank Myra at Busy Hands Quilts for featuring me on her “Finished or Not Fridays” last week.  It was truly an honor in my quilting and blogging journey. 289 more words


oooh this week

Well this week has been full. The job search is on and I’ve applied for a couple.

I dropped off a couple of quilts at Christie’s Quilt Boutique – including the one above that is a sample of the one we’ll be doing in class – and brought home some charm squares. 114 more words