Sunday, November 2, 2008
Sunday, October 26, 2008
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Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Monday, August 18, 2008
Sunday, August 10, 2008
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Poor Max will be making a trip to the vet on Monday to be neutered, so I suppose he won't be jumping any baby gates for a couple of days. That is his new trick now, so much for containing him in a room with a gate. He perfected this skill while I was away and he was suppose to be staying out of trouble in the kitchen which I had puppy proofed. Maybe I should have left him some stuff to get into like paper bags and then maybe he wouldn't have gone looking for trouble. Now mind you he does have a whole box of toys he can play with, but that's not as much fun as getting into things he isn't suppose to. Gotta love those puppies!! This little dog is just full of it, the grand kids have the dogs labeled as such: Karli - The mouthy one, Oliver - The lovable one, and Max - The trouble maker. They have it right the labels fit them all perfectly.
Until next time, have a great day.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
For class this week we will be altering some scrapbook paper to enhance it a little bit more for our card making. As you see by the sample we will be embossing with white embossing powder, which is my favorite color for embossing at the moment. I love the look it gives and it stands out really well. I also love these little flowers that come in a bottle, they are called "Got Flowers". When you buy the tiny ones you get a really good deal, so many in each bottle. I'm sure you will come up with some really great variations on this technique. See you at class.
Friday, July 25, 2008
Sunday, July 20, 2008
Its time again to take reservations for our bus trip to the Rubber Stamp Convention. The date for this show is October 11th, 2008. We will again leave my home at 6:00 and return sometime around 11:00. The cost for the bus is $55.00 initially, we will settle up the day of the trip depending on how many go. Could be more, could be less, you know how that goes. So be sure and let me know if you plan on attending. firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a great weekend,
Monday, July 14, 2008
As many of you already know Sophia was able to come home last Wednesday, July 9th, alas the stay wasn't for long. By Friday evening she was once again taken back to the hospital and is in ICU. Right now Sophia is a very sick little girl and is struggling for her life. Please keep her, her sisters and her mom and dad in your prayers. My heart just breaks for all of them.
Sunday, July 6, 2008
Sunday, June 29, 2008
Well I am feeling just a little drenched, did you get all those storms this afternoon? I was working out in the flower beds adding another spot, had my layer of horse manure down and the rain just made a mess out of the whole thing. I am hoping tomorrow will be dryer so I can fix that back up and then go get the top soil. I bought a weeping blue spruce, and white pine shrub, and a Japanese ground cover. They will look really nice in the spot I am working on, then I need to find some sort of bench or chair to put in there. Many years ago we had a couple of those metal lawn chairs, not like the ones today that you fold up, they were stationary. I was hoping they were still in the barn tucked away in a corner, but alas they were not. I may go to a couple antique stores to see what I can find.
Stay dry and have a great evening.
Monday, June 23, 2008
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Here's another peek into my flower garden. My Dad made me this donkey for my garden several years ago, isn't he just sooo cute. Nothing was blooming here yet, I will get more pictures when it has more color for you to see. Have a great evening.
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Monday, June 9, 2008
Saturday, June 7, 2008
Tomorrow I plan on spending the whole day in my studio, hopefully I will have something to post tomorrow night for you. I have missed working in my studio and having artsy time. I have a couple class projects to make and then I need to work on my altered book and trading cards. Robin had shown me some really neat spirelli pieces that she had made and I am hoping to cut some patterns with my cricut and try my hand at spirelli. Its really cool and looks great on cards or scrapbook pages. I want to do a large one and use it for a frame on one of my scrapbook pages. So if I work hard on what I have to get finished first I hope to have time to play with the spirelli.
Have a great evening!
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Monday, June 2, 2008
My daughter, daughter-in-law and I are having a garage sale here this weekend so I have been very busy preparing for that. Yesterday my DH and I cleaned out the shed, today my daughter-in-law and I cleaned out the upstairs of what used to be the shop. I had a ton of stuff for the garbage, lots of stuff to burn, lots of stuff for the garage sale, and a little stuff that I am saving. Its pretty incredible the stuff we think we need to save and then haven't used it for a year or two, and end up disposing of it like I stated above. It feels good to know that those two spots are all cleaned out. Tomorrow I have a closet in the house I want to clean out, I'm sure there will be lots for the garbage, burn, garage sale and still stuff to save. Both girls are busy sorting through stuff of their own plus stuff of the kids. My front lawn should be quite a site come Friday. So stop in I might have just the item you have been looking for. The sale will be Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 1, 2008
Here is a sample of next weeks class. Boy did I have fun cutting out all those scalloped mats with my Cricut, kept pulling out lots of colored paper. Then decided I had quite a stack it was time to stop. So the fun didn't stop there, then I proceeded to make 5 cards for this weeks class samples. And again I decided it was time to stop, I could have kept going all night. These cards are fun and simple to make and the choices are endless. So stop in for class and see how creative you can be.
The gardening is coming along well, hopefully this week I will get my annuals in the pots. Its sure is challenging doing the gardening with Max, he just loves it. Oliver and Karli never thought it was that much fun. Today Max dug a hole and had his head all the way in it, when he came up he looked so proud of himself and was quite dirty. I have also found out that Max likes water and he likes it dirty. Any mud puddle he finds he has to see what is at the bottom and pull it out. You can just about imagine what he looks like then. Guess he shouldn't have had all that white on him, he will never look clean. Max is also quite fearless, today we went for a walk and he seen the horses. Well he thought they looked like fun and wanted to go right over. Sometimes we just have to save these critters from themselves, he doesn't know the horse could hurt him. Oh the life of a puppy, talk about ADD, these little guys sure do have a bad case of it. Well enough on the puppy charades, have a great evening.
Friday, May 30, 2008
Great news......at long last.......Sophia may come home on tuesday or wednesday. The surgery she had last week has done her a lot of good and if all goes well she will finally get to come home. This is the best news her family has had in a long time, can you imagine how excited they are to finally have their daughter be able to come home. It makes me want to cry because I am so happy for all of them. Thank God for this wonderful news.
Sunday, May 25, 2008
texture it created and how it almost appeared magical to watch the powder melt in to an embossed image. We will carry this one step further by using different colors of embossing powder and then inks to add several colors to our image. The little charm embellishments are by Lil Davis Designs and they add just the finishing touch to our card. Join us for this class on Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. May 29th, 2008.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Monday, May 19, 2008
Sunday, May 18, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Karli and Oliver babysat Max while I was gone. Must have gone well they were all still happy when I came back. Poor Holly didn't have such a great time, Karli has diarrhea and had a messy butt that Holly had to hose before she could come back in the house. I would say that that was a little above and beyond the call of duty. What a trouper that Holly is, Karli and I both appreciate her a lot. I am told by the vet that all this grass eating the dogs are doing right now if because this spring grass is nice and sweet, bad thing though is the end result can be diarrhea. On the other hand I did just open a new bag of dog food so it could be that too. So she is now eating canned vet food and rice until her system is back to normal then I will slowly reintroduce the dog food and if she has problems again I will know it is the dog food and not the grass. Oliver had a case of the same thing a couple of days ago, he is better and I am just starting to reintroduce the dog food to him. Hope it all goes well. Now aren't you glad you stopped in to read my blog and hear all this wonderful news about dogs and diarrhea. Hey you never know what will be discussed here!!! Have a great evening......
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Sunday, May 11, 2008
I hope all of you that are "Mothers" have had a wonderful Mother's Day even though the weather wasn't real warm it wasn't a wash out either and we can be thankful for that. I had some time alone to spend with my rubber stamps and that was wonderful for me.
Sophia is doing better after her last bad episode this last week and I am very thankful for that. Rob and Kim sent me some pictures while they were down visiting Sophia today via: cell phone. That's so cool to be able to get the pictures like that. What a wonderful time for Kim to have all three girls together for Mother's Day.
Oliver and Max are getting along great. Oliver is getting a little taste of how if feels to be played so ruff with. He is so ruff with Karli and I keep thinking Karli ought to do a little reprimanding, but she is just so gentle. Now Oliver should do a little reprimanding with Max and he is just as gentle with him. They sure do know who is the puppy and are very good with them. Here is a picture to show you a sample of just how well they are getting along.
Have a great evening, love Me