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Tuesday…a total play day….

Today (yesterday)there were no quilt shops on my agenda….I was to be picked up by Dru and just hang out…we shopped in Temecula and then visited my favorite winery from my last visit…now I don’t know much about wine…but I am starting to kind of really like it…remember I am from WI where most everyone drinks beer and hard liquor…now Wilson Creek winery is famous for its Almond Champaign served in none other than a shot glass made out of formed dark chocolate! It is to die for!

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The second pic is supposed to show the vineyard…but no grapes on the vine this time of year…

This last pic is of my delivery of purchase of a whole case….WI will not be so bad with a little of this to end the day! I made Dru join their wine club so she can send me more at a better price…and she doesn’t drink wine…it is amazing what friends will do for you…I got a nice price if you bought a case…you know it is really all about saving money.
We then met up with Roxanne and the rest of the day we spent in the antique shops…picked up two orphans for me and the last one is for my friend Nancy to make Santa coats out of…all for 300 bucks!…now you are all up to date on my travels…I am in the airport with a needle in my hand….all for now…

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16 Responses to “Tuesday…a total play day….”


  1. 1 Lori A.
    January 16, 2013 at 2:27 pm

    Darling!….the red white and blue one is my favorite!

  2. 2 Diane B
    January 16, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    Sounds like the perfect day. Love the yellow quilt!

  3. January 16, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    I love wine and will have to try to find that one in Michigan. The chocolate cup also sounds yummy. Love the yellow and blue star quilt.

  4. January 16, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    That has been a great day.I live surrounded by vineyards and close to home there are two wineries. Wines are well known here, especially red wines and also chocolate with “churros” .I love wine.I love the last quilt.

  5. January 16, 2013 at 3:28 pm

    Sounds like a great time. The wine sounds very yummy.

  6. 6 Lori Neisler
    January 16, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    I don’t remember that winery but my favorite was Filsingers where they had geuwurtztraminer (sp) which is a white German wine, very refreshing. Quilts, wine, and antiques — I could definitely live there very happily !

  7. 7 Rachelfriedrichs
    January 16, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Nice to hear that you are enjoying a little CA living! Temecula has some great antique shops!

  8. 8 Sue
    January 16, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    Gosh I love those quilts! Love the string star quilt! I need to make one of those :)

  9. 9 Maddy McCaslin
    January 16, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Glad you are ejoying your time in CA, but don’t forget we WANT you back in Wi

  10. 10 C. J. Boehm
    January 16, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Hey the wine sounds really good! Nothing better than nice fabric and good wine! Oh, and, CHOCOLATE! Cindy

    Quoting Lisa Bongean’s Weblog :

    lisabongean posted: “Today (yesterday)there were no quilt shops on my agenda….I was to be picked up by Dru and just hang out…we shopped in Temecula and then visited my favorite winery from my last visit…now I don’t know much about wine…but I am starting to kind of rea”

  11. 11 Kathy
    January 16, 2013 at 8:54 pm

    Those quilts are amazing!!! Glad you had a good time!!

  12. 12 Carol Eberhardt
    January 16, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    Love the string quilt and the blue and white cutter. So here’s a pattern I would love to find: a friend of mine made a Santa and a snowman, both about 3 feet tall and somewhat rotund… they were made from cutter quilts. Santa had a curly beard made from batting … the snowman utilized several large buttons… they were very stuffed and had flat bottoms. I have looked everywhere for similar patterns… no luck. Any ideas? Plans to make cutter quilt patterns?

  13. 13 Janan Doster
    January 16, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    Wow, I really like the string star quilt with the yellow. Sounds like you had a wonderful time!

  14. 14 wendy
    January 16, 2013 at 11:57 pm

    Wilson Creek is where my son and daughter-in-law were married in 2011. Love that champagne too!!! Looking forward to seeing you at RD2CA!!!

  15. January 17, 2013 at 1:18 am

    Nice string star! Never heard of almond champagne but found out I like chocolate wine so….

  16. 16 Mary Eisele
    January 17, 2013 at 11:57 am

    This looks like alot of fun! Guess you can’t eat much cheese with that wine since chocolate is involved! Wow … I would like to have a taste of thst!


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