Friday, January 29, 2010

I love Black Sheep Lisa!!

Yes, I do.I love Black Sheep Lisa!! I love her talent, her determination, her inspiring story..... and I love her primitive treasures!!!
Guess what else? I have won her giveaway!!! Yes I did and I am so happy!!! This is my new Amelia doll and beautiful blessings pinkeep!! I am so happy. Thanks again, Lisa!!
You can visit Lisa's home at:
and her shop at:

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Am I ready for this project?

check out these boxes--$2.00  , good thing I got some fabric to cover them!! Guess how I got all of this fabric for only $5?                                    

I wasvery excited to find some 12 inch shoo fly screens today. They needed some attention.... check out how they started.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

I thought I'd share some old stuff with you today, just interesting stuff to look at. From beer shampoo to a giant can of penicillin....... to liniment oil.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Time to feed the birds

Suet to feed the birds. Great project to do with the kids.

1 cup crunchy peanut butter

1 cup lard or shortening

2 cups quick oats

2 cups cornmeal

1 cup flour

1/3 cup sugar

Mix dry ingredients. Melt peanut butter and lard together, and mix with dry ingredients. Press into pan, cool, cut into squares and freeze until needed.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Monday, January 11, 2010

a few finds and check out this print!!

I found this print and it seems just perfect,don't you think? Best part-- I can copy it. haha

Then I found this shelf--which goes perfect with this print and its frame.

I found these boxes and thought they were so cute, but they were peach.I almost passed on them but now I am so glad I didn't. Hey, they were perfect after staining.

Why am I unable to open a blog that I love? On 2 blogs I now get the message, Internet explorer cannot open page? grr!!!help!!!!

Friday, January 8, 2010

a few christmastime pics

Guess who likes opening presents most?

I had to keep a few trees up

Some of the ornies I really really love.

I told my daughter to buy me these for Christmas, because I love them!!!!

Do you want to see what I got for my Birthday?

My birthday was last month and I asked for new running shoes. My family picked these out for me and I love them.

Then I was surprised by this:

Then came the tears when I opened this:
My beautiful 15 year old daughter MADE this scarf for me!!! It even has my initials stitched in it!!!!Very special!!!! The boys picked out gloves to match. So sweet, huh? I will cherish this scarf forever.

New Years Dinner

We had a lovely dinner for new years thanks to my husband cooking. My children prepared the table and my 12 year old son took some pics. I wanted to share because you can see the steam in his pics!!!

wow, maybe photography comes natural to him?