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Hello Everyone,

This weekend I had the opportunity to take a walk around my yard and inspect some of my gardens. Right now one of my most favorite plants is in bloom, the lilacs!! I love them for several reasons, they are colorful, fragrant and just plain beautiful. Here is a site that I found that sells 90 different cultivars!! Check it out here. Amazing, who knew there where that many?

I have 3 different varieties, which I love and will show in the photos below.

These two photos are of the most common lilac that I see. The light lavender color

It looks a little lighter here because it is faded by the sun. This one sits on the south side of the house.

This one is a darker variety. Very rich deep purple, almost the color of plums or eggplant. Hmmm... I must be hungry!

This one is a white variety. It also sits on the south side of the house. One thing I love about my lilacs is they have tons of blooms. I just wish they would last for longer.

As I was taking the photos, I had a little helper keeping his eye on me. I think Pavi was wondering why he couldn't come out and help me. So in lieu of him coming to help me, I took some handsome photos of him.

Some of you might remember when we adopted him last year and he was just a kitten. Well, he is now 1 year old. His alleged birthday was April 15. He is now a full grown cat with the spirit of a kitty. Handsome boy!

Okay, onto more important things. I know you have been waiting for the giveaway winners. Two of you from this post have won 12 fat quarters of your choosing from my shop!!

With the help of Mr. Random Integer Generator, we have two winners:

Comments # 25 and 191!! They are... drumroll please, Nancy from With Thread in Hand... and Wanda from Exuberant Color.

Don't forget today is the last day of my sale and the chance to be entered into the Fat Quarter Giveaway. Go to this post to find out the details!!

Until Next Time...
Jackie Kunkel
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Jackie Kunkel

I am a quilter, online quilt shop owner, Nationally Certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor and Certified Shop, designer, author, podcaster, mother, and wife. I have been quilting since 1993 years and in business since August, 2000. I love networking and having fun doing anything quilty! Learn More…

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