Sunday, December 26, 2010

Christmas Memories!

Good day to all of  you.  I hope that you had a JOYful and BLeSSeD Christmas!  I spent time with my Brother's family and our MOM.  We watched a movie, had good conversation, A wonderful meal.  I'm so blessed!  My niece's received new Kitties from Santa. They are so sweet!  

My youngest niece...Sydney!!!! She is a sweetie!!

Have a good Day!!!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Patience & Prayer & Christmas Music

Howdy!  just thought I would drop a few lines and let you all know, (those that follow this blog) that I do plan to come back some time.  I started a full time job last week!!!! Yippee!!!!! finally after 21 months of unemployment, and several part time jobs.  Lots and lots of prayer.....!!!This job will only last for 6 months, but I'm hopeful!!!!
Those that think this country isn't in a mess, just talk to me and I will fill  you all in on all the hundreds of jobs I've applied to...all the many turn downs, no call backs...My hope is that all who are seeking employment find something soon.
I have some Christmas crafts that I need to try to sell, but I haven't had time to post them on this blog.  I do hope I can do that soon, but it's probably too late.
Later....Enjoy a little bit of Christmas music. I will add more when I get a chance.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

It's been a while AGAIN!!!

This is just a quick hello to all you bloggers out there......I will report back when I have more time to write....I"m working 3 part time jobs so I'm really busy........stay warm.........I'll be back later.....

Prayers and Blessings!!!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Quilt show in Houston

Just wanted to stop in and say a quick hello to you all.  I haven't be able to blog much lately, my schedule is crazy, but it looks as though I haven't even been missed one bit.  But on I go.  This past Saturday  I went to the Houston Quilt show.  What a wonderful quilt show it was.  Even though this year I wasn't able to purchase any thing I sure made up for it in looking and taking in all the wonderful new fabric lines, patterns, all the beautiful projects, stitchery and so on.  I seen Alex Anderson in person, visited Shabby fabrics booth, Moda bake shop...many others whoa!  what a day it was....and I'm adding the Scrappy Appleyard to my new favorite place!
Happy Quilting and Stitching!!!!!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Fall/Halloween painted project treasures....

Howdy everyone, Hope you all are doing well!!! Guess I haven't been missed one comments on where I am or anything...geeze!
Anyway I've been quite busy....I'm working 2 part time jobs now and I'm very busy...but I finally made a slide show of my treasured Decorative painted fall/Halloween items I've painted over the years.  I started taking Decorative painting classes in 1987.  This is only some of the my treasures.  Hope you enjoy looking at them.  The Scarecrow gourd I'm thinking of making some and selling them. Let me know what you think!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Stitching Project Fillers...are you with me on this.........

Howdy! Hope everyone is doing great!  I'm copying what Anne from Bunny Hill is doing,  "fillers"  but mine is project related, here are some of my many projects I've been working on.....
I may have posted this before but here it is again....I purchased this long ago..with hopes of quilting it for a pillow. I am working on it slowly.  I wish now I would have just machine quilted it and been done with it.  My sister could probably use this in her newly decorated living room.  Who knows she may end up with it.  

Hot pad in the works.........(don't look at my bad stitching and corners not being matched) 

Crocheted pillow projects......(hey what happened to my font)....

Not sewn together yet..but I'm trying to master a pinwheel block....wish me luck.....I'll need it!

I'm sure I could get loads of comments if I ask how many of you out there have projects that could go on into infinity........however long that the mean time....I'll keep chugging away and maybe someday I'll catch up!

Tuesday, August 31, 2010


Well it may not be a big deal, but to me it is...I managed to make my very own Header for my blog.  how does it look?

Monday, August 30, 2010

Have you been busy as me!

Hi and Happy Monday!  hope your all are doing great!  Me I've been really busy lately and haven't had time to post.  But I wanted to take a minute and say Hi and hope your doing great!  Here is another great blog I ran into.  Go on over and check it out.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Love this blog...Bee in my bonnet

Go on over and check it out.........Hope your week is terrific!!!

Friday, August 13, 2010

Happy Friday!!!!

Happy Friday!!!! Everyone.....Hope your Friday is terrific and your weekend is spectacular!
I'm off to get some maintenance done on my truck.  (wish me luck on that one).  And I may be meeting my fabulous sister for lunch today!!!yipppee...More later...gotta run for now..

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Barks and growls...and miss my Tia girl

By request of my friend Audra, I'm posting updated pictures of the puppies.  So with that being said I have taken some more photos of the puppies.  They have really gotten big and are barking some and starting to growl.  They even are starting to hear my voice.  They are so precious!  When the time comes to sell them it's going to be hard to say goodbye.  But I still have them for a while longer.  
This first photo is an older one, they still had there eyes closed, but they all seem to like to sleep on their back.  
Picture taking isn't my specialty..........
And the little suckers won't be still for a picture.....
Cutie patootie...........

This one below is the runt........isn't he sweet..........he's very tiny.........he's just like his daddy.......

This last post is dedicated to my Blue Healer that went missing last week.  She had an injury some time ago and slowly lost her sight.  She went missing last week, I have looked for her and also posted an add for missing animals.  I did even post one in my neighborhood,but some mean person took my sign down.  I put up 2 more, but so far they haven't removed them.  
Tia was my go outside and chase a ball kinda dog...go to the pond and jump in, and swim.  She loved to chase squirrels and birds.  She would roll over and expect a belly rub.  She was such a good hearted animal.  
I really miss you miss Tia!

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Precious puppies!

Here are my pictures of my Lucy's precious puppies.  They where born on July 1st.  They are so tiny they fit in my hand.  Mom Lucy is Rat Terrier and Pop Hank is Rat Terrier and Chihuahua.   

Look at this little guy....he is sleeping so good........isn't he just adorable!
Look at those tiny little paws..and toes nails........soft little paw pads....Gods creation.......wonderful!

Friday, July 2, 2010

Happy 4th of July!!!! Table scape

I hope that everyone has a Happy 4th of July!  I put together a small table scape.  

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Hot pad,coasters and Crocheted throw

Happy Tuesday!!! hope everyone is having a good start to their week so far.  Well here is the finished projects that I made for my sister, I know it's late but hey at least I'm posting them.  Now don't look too close at my sewing it's not good at all, my measurment was off when I did the quilting on the hot pad, so it turned out to be way off center.  Thats what happens when you sew on both one side thats lined up and one thats not, and I put the flower on the side thats not lined up.  oh well, life goes on..........The hot pad and the coasters where so easy to sew up.  I plan on making more of them.  First time sewing ric rack...what a challenge that was....

These coasters are good for a glass that has a round bottom.  The coaster opens up so that you can sit the bottom of the glass in the coaster.  Not sure if that makes sense.

And last but not least my crocheted throw that I made a long time ago.  I seen where Anne from Bunny Hill is crocheting a stripped throw.  Here is my version. Yellow's, Brown's, Green's, Blue's, Red's, Purple's.  My throw of many colors.......finished off with a ruffle edge.   

And something I read on Cottage Farm true..........take the time to see all the beauty that surrounds you each day..!!!! So true!!!  I'm reminded of this when I go to visit my Father in-law at the Alzheimer's home.  So many elderly folks there who where once vibrant hard working citizens.  Now they sit/lay trapped so to speak.  It really makes me think about things more.......I enjoy all the little things in life........Have a blessed day!  

Friday, June 18, 2010

Happy Friday! and a sneak peak on a secret project

Happy Friday to you all!!!! This will be a short post.  Just thought I would post about a quick secret project I stitched up yesterday.  The project is for my fabulous sister.  Last month was her birthday!  (May 12th) so I have been collecting things to gift to her.  Well I decide to make a few things also, and these projects where so fast to sew up you wouldn't believe it.  Here is a sneak peak at the fabric I used.  Can't show you the project until next week, cause I'm giving her "belated" birthday gifts to her on Sunday.  

After seeing how quickly these projects stitched up, I will diffidently be stitching up more of them in the future.  
Happy craft trails....and have a terrific weekend!!!!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Garden Talk and It's been a while!

I know it's been a while since my last post, but I'm sure you all out there haven't missed me because you have all kinds of other blogs to visit.  Anyway I have been quite busy and just haven't had time to post.  I am trying to still find a full time job.  And my father-in law is being moved to an Alzheimer facility.  So I've been rather busy.  
Today I'm just going to post about my "little" garden.  Normally in this space I put flowers.  But I decided this year I would put in some vegetables and give it a try.  Well it's really too shaded in this space but here are my pictures of my little garden.  

A few tomatoes, I already used a green one cut up into my fried squash.  If you've never had that give it a try.Here is what I did. 
My recipe for fried summer squash
 All I did was cut up summer squash, (zucchini, and yellow squash) cut up a green tomato, cut up a red potato, seasoned to taste, I used a variety of seasonings.  I then put flour, and I learned a really good trick, I had a package of hush puppy mix, the kind that has onion flavorings, I took a couple of spoon fulls and added that to my dry mixture, along with a little cornmeal.  dumped all this into the bowl and then sauté some onion and a little garlic in the pan then pan fried all the squash, green tomato, red potato until brown.  Sure was good! 

Look at the cute little cucumber!!!! I have a lot of blooms on the cucumber vines, I do hope I have some.  See all those other vines, I have so many coming up because normally I have flowers in this space. 

Green bean vines....

More green bean vines....

Herbs....also my grass needs to be cut....add it to my list...

Until next time.........

Thursday, May 27, 2010

The Painted Garden

Ok I must post about this blog I found again!  The painted garden.  I love this ladies work!  I am also a painter and always admire someone's else work.  Her art work of her flowers is fabulous! 

Also a big Texas Thank you to Sew ritzy~titzy for sending me a pattern I admired on her blog.  Thanks Dawn, Love ya to stitches!!!