Minnesota Style Creativity

Frozen Jeans

Image Credit: Tom Grotting

You know the expression, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade….” ┬áThis beats all!

Check out what Minnesotans are doing this winter!

Bored Panda

Chalk it up to Creativity mixed with a sense of humor!

Hope your day is filled with both,


PS…If you want to give it a try, just run the jeans through the wash machine and spin cycle…remove and shape outdoors–it takes just minutes (I’m told).

Pressing News! (Thimble Thursday)

Monopoly Game

In a move that is sure to disappoint quilters and seamstresses everywhere, Hasbro has announced The Beloved Iron is OUT from Monopoly games!

Monopoly Game

Fellow tokens rallied round to cheer up their longtime friend, but the Parker Brothers were unmoved!

They claim The Beloved Iron was voted out on Facebook in February–(an unfair forum–How many quilters and seamstresses spend any time on Facebook?)

Monopoly Game

Complaints were met with indifference…and armed guards!

Monopoly Game

So the iron was left high and (worse yet) DRY!

Monopoly Game

Our only consolation…

Monopoly Game

The Dimpled Thimble was spared!

And the replacement?

A Rotary Cutter perhaps?


Much to the chagrin of Ruby and Roxie.

Monopoly Cat