Memorial Day Weekend Camping Trip & A Little Stitching

One of my daughter’s favorite foods is mac and cheese. When I spotted this embroidery pattern on Flikr’s mindboggld account at
I knew I had to stitch it up for her. I decided to crayon tint the cheese, heart and macaroni. I love how it turned out. It is stitched on a kitchen cotton towel and was stitched while camping.

We camped on Thursday night until this morning at the beautiful Black Forest Camping Resort. (  We headed to NC as soon as Stan was home on Thursday evening. We set our tent (the one with a light switch and a raised queen sized air mattress and yes, a portable air conditioner) up and two pop-up covers for our kitchen area and picnic table. We added a little decorating for Memorial day and relaxed.
Stan enjoying lunch Friday before hitting the pool.
Very few campers came until Friday evening, that meant empty pool for Stan and me!

Our friends, Adonia and Michael, came on Friday afternoon. We enjoyed relaxing at the site. Stan cooked steak on our cast iron griddle, potates, salad and bread. I made a cake in our toaster/convection oven. Yummy.

The White Squirrel Festival was happening in Brevard, NC. Lots of craft booths, food, live music and derby car races. We stopped our meandering to check out the race.

This was our first time seeing a derby race. 

We packed up and headed home this morning. It was a very relaxing weekend. 

As always, we are so grateful to all our military and their families. We know personally the sacrifice that is made by so many. May we never forget our fallen heroes.



  1. What a great trip! Looks like loads of fun. The embroidery is adorable. Mmmmm mac and cheese :).

  2. Love the macaroni and cheese embroidery, so cute!

  3. Such a cute embroidery. Now I want some mac and cheese πŸ™‚

  4. Love that super cute embroidery! πŸ™‚

  5. We did have a great time. I know, it makes me want to make homemade mac and cheese every time I look at it.

  6. Thanks so much! πŸ™‚

  7. Thanks! Me, too! πŸ˜‰

  8. Thanks, Chrissy! It was fun to stitch. πŸ™‚

  9. I love embroidered kitchen towels:) This is an adorable pattern. I am off to check it out. Just dropping in to invite you to share this or any of your other great posts at Freedom Fridays. So hoping to see you there!PS I am now following you.

  10. Thanks, Evelyn! I love embroidered kitchen towels too. I think it will look adorable hung in my daughter's kitchen. πŸ™‚

  11. Hi Pam, I found you at I should be Mopping the Floor. I love this! Both the uber cool mac and cheese towel and getting an inside look at your camping trip. How fun to get to see a derby race. What great memories you are making with your family!Liz

  12. Thanks, Liz! I loved making this towel. It was super fun project to stitch. Thanks for stopping by. πŸ™‚

  13. I just saw your dancing veggies towels, now I don't know which ones I love the mostest!! I just have to try to make them but I had problems trying to get the pattern:( I plan to try again! Thank you so very much for sharing this at Freedom Fridays! I so appreciate it.

  14. New follower from the "I Should Be Mopping the Floor" link party! I love your embroidered towels! Darling.I'd love if you stopped by my blog to follow me back :)Blessings!Janiene

  15. Thanks Evelyn! Let me know if you continue to have problems with the pattern and I am happy to help. It took me a bit to figure out how it worked. πŸ™‚

  16. Oh my goodness! Couldn't be cuter! Thanks so much for linking up today at Creative Me!

  17. I love mindboggld's patterns. She's so clever! We eat our fair share of Mac n Cheese here too. ;)…followed you over from Southern Institute!

  18. I LOVE the mac and cheese– so cute and funny! I'm totally saying that to my husband when he gets home– he's LOVES mac and cheese. πŸ™‚ Thanks for linking up and sharing.

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