Monday, October 20, 2014

This, That and the Other

Over the last couple of months,
Chris's flag has been taking a beating.
 
 
He was wanting to replace it but
the ones he found all said they
were made in China.
So.....
 
But I found one at Dollar General
for $10.00
made in the USA!

 
One of the sweetest friends on FB
wanted my address, she had a small
clown she wanted to send me since
I love clowns.
When I got home Thursday I had
a box waiting on me and here
is what was in it.
Not one, but three.
Thanks Mikie!

 
Mom had a yard sale this weekend.
I went over Sat. to work it with her and I
am learning that yard sales are almost
a thing of the past...
but as I worked the sale I walked around the
garage between people coming and I
found this stored away!
LOL
Handmade ashtray that I made in
high school, 11th grade in art!
To funny, have not thought of this
in yrs.
Made it 37 years ago..

 
yep, mom said take it with you and
I did!
 
Hanging at Chris' Sunday and I happened
to look out the back door to see that
Clover (born 3/17/2014)
was out of the fence.
I went out and checked
the gates and they were all
closed and locked off....
 
Guess she decided the grass on
the other side of the fence was
greener..
so she jumped the fence!
 
She was chowing down on that
fresh green grass.

 
I sat down outside and just let her
nibble around for a bit.
Dakota, my dog was curled up
in the chair next to me and
Leonard just decided
to take a nap...
right at my feet like a large dog
would do!

 
So funny.
 
Thanks for stopping in,
 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Girls Painting Night

I know that you all have heard of
the studios that do the one night
paintings....
We have Sips and Strokes
Wine and Whimys
and others...
 
Last year a couple of friends and I
went to Wine and Whimy to
paint these
WITCHES for
Halloween.
 

 
 
They turned out great.
Well Theresa and Debbie
wanted to continue to paint some.
I had Theresa to the house once to
TEACH
her to paint....
A teacher I am not.
But she did really well.
And we stopped!
 
Last night we decided to do it
again.
 
Debbie and Theresa came
to the house.
We ordered pizza,
had a couple sips of wine
and they painted.
 
Theresa's start to her painting.
 
Debbie is really moving on with hers.


 
Working hard.

 
Check out what Theresa did.
Looks so much cooler
than it did on the paper.
Great job T!

 
With a little help from me Debbie
was able to finish hers.
This was probably more of a painting
than she needed to start with but
she pulled it off and
did a great job.

 
We talked, we decided that we would
do this once a month. This morning I
have been looking for Thanksgiving
things for them to paint for next month.
 
Next time I might just join in and
paint with them.
 
Thanks for stopping in,


Monday, October 13, 2014

Saturday Fun

Saturday in Nashville was a mess.
Rainy, cloudy and yucky!
 
I decided I needed to get out.
So I picked up my bestie Debbie
and headed to Habitat for Humanity
Restore in
Lebanon.
 
Did not see much that I needed or
wanted except some 4x4 tiles.
 
If you need an old window that is
the place to go!
 
 
It was time for lunch after that trip.
Panda Express.
 
Debbie holding her mouth just
right to get the straw open!
LOL
 
 
 
Lunch!
 
 
 

 
Orange chicken and my
fav noodles.
 
On the way to drop
Debbie off at home we ran
by K-mart.
 
We tend to have fun when
shopping.
 
I just had to try these on. I
hardly wear a slight wedge so
I could see myself falling
off these!
 

 
check out the hat!
Love hats but I look silly in them.

 
MEOW!





Okay...enough of that.
 
Later that day~~~~~~~~
 
I look over and this is what I see.
Chris and Dakota napping!
 
If you know anything about The KING~
Dakota you would know this is
not normal.
He is a one person pet and I
am that person...  

 
Maybe some male bonding?
 
Thanks for stopping in,


Friday, October 10, 2014

May The Force Be With Your Christmas

Went walking around Home Depot
at lunch today to kill time and it
gets me out of the office.
 
Look what I found!
A WOOKIE!
 
 
Then there is,
"Luke I am your father"!

 
And you can't leave out Yoda!

 
My son loves Star Wars so I
text the pics to him.
His reply on Yoda,
"Hmm, Christmas spirit he has not"!
 
Oh my goodness, what next?
 
Thanks for stopping in,

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Necklace and Bracelet

 
In a crafting mood lately....
and it
feels
great!
 
 
Had the black chain at home.
Picked up the @ sign at Hobby Lobby
for $1 a while back....
Looks cute huh?
 
Then there is the bracelet I did for me.
Charms that mean something to me
in some way
 
It's a big thing with my friends about
me and my flip flops....
So I added the black and white flip flop.
The one next to it you can't read but
it says
"HOPE"
that is hope for a cure for fibromyalgia.
Then one of my all time fav things...
Hot Air Balloons.
A dolphin is next.
A camera.
Peace and the
letter P for me....lol
or for Pam!

 
Wearing it today.
Thanks for stopping in,


Wednesday, October 8, 2014

I feel so loved!

I am so blessed to have the people I have
in my life.
 
Blessed that I have my mom to always
be there when I need her.
Blessed to have great brothers that
would do anything for me.
Blessed to have my kids,
grandsons, nieces and nephews.
Blessed to have Dakota!
Blessed with amazing friends.
Blessed that Chris has come
into my life.
And really blessed to have the
perfect ladies that my brothers
married! 
 
My younger brother, Mark married
Kim.
Kim is so sweet and have the biggest
heart.
They have been together since
high school and so perfect
for each other.
 
Back in the spring Kim, knowing
I love the Wizard of Oz invited
me to join her and my niece
Holly to go the musical
WICKED
when it came to town.
She not only invited me, you
bought my ticket.
 
  
 
I read the book, was not sure I would
like the play but I was so excited
to go.
It ended up being a girls night out
with both sis in laws and two nieces!
I had an amazing time.

 
Thank you ever so much Kim for that night.
 
Then there is my sis in law, Lori.
Married to my older brother Ray.
 
About five yrs ago Lori, out of the blue
decided to make a quilt. I think she
really liked doing it cause she kept
right on going.
 
Last night I went to visit and was
surprised to be handed an amazing,
from the heart...and hands
gift.
 
A handmade quilt.
In my fav color...
with the center having one
of my fav things!
 
 




 
Yep...
FLIP FLOPS!

 
Isn't it beautiful?
 
I stopped by Chris' house on my way home
to show him my quilt.
Chris' mom was there, she just
returned Friday from vacation and
to my surprise brought me a gift.
She knows I love Christmas...
 
 
An ornament from New Orleans!
I love it.
 
Thank you Kim,
Lori
and
Mrs. Hentz
for being in my
life.
I feel so loved!
 
Thanks for stopping in,
 
 
 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Kitchen Table Center Piece

 
A couple of weeks ago
I shared my kitchen table
fall center piece...
 
only I did not like it so I
have redone it.

 
I like this so much better.
Thanks for stopping in,