Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Here's a link to a You Tube I did recently showing my Zinnia Patch
My favorite flower and looks like it will be a good crop!

Sunday, January 26, 2014

More Burlap and the kitchen is painted!

For her back door
 Burlap Curtains for my Daughter, Lisa
For her kitchen window-love the rod she choose!

 Finally got my kitchen painted.  It was an ugly blue.  Now a warm, golden yellow.

Over my sink with my burlap curtain and new light fixture.

Thanks for stopping by.  Hope you are blessed today!

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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Burlap Projects-Wreaths, Stockings and Curtains

 While my daughter, Lisa was here for Christmas, she made a beautiful burlap wreath for herself

Her finished wreath.
 Not to be out done, I had to make one for myself.  Especially when I realized I had no "winter" wreaths to put up after I took down the Christmas ones.

Now I just need to make 2 more to have one on each door!
Christmas stockings for some of my grands
New kitchen cafe curtain

Close up of curtain
My sweet poodle kids, Elton and Gracie!

 Hope your day is a blessed one!

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Sunday, October 13, 2013


We have been debating about getting a new poodle since our Eddie passed away a year ago.  I am allergic to dogs so I have to be a bit picky.  I have lived with poodles all my life so I know how smart, fun and loving they are.  I saw some puppies on Craig's List last week so we went to take a look.  Meet Gracie
She is as white as she can be and is so pretty and fun
Already a little diva
She follows me everywhere and waits in the kitchen while I cook. 
She plays hard and all the sudden-she's out like a light.  I have fallen in love with her and she with me.  My old guy Elton who is 14, is not too sure yet.  We have caught him playing with her a bit but he stops as soon as he realizes we're watching.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013


Friday, September 20, 2013

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Trying to force Fall

I love Fall.  The cooler weather.  All the colors of the leaves on the trees.  The problem in the Deep South is-September is not a fall month as in the rest of the country.  It is a summer month.  It can be the hottest month of the year.  But I always try to make it be fall by bringing out my fall decorations in my house.
I always keep some kind of seasonal leaves or greenery on my fireplace mantel.  We like keeping the white Christmas lights on it year round too.  My bird collection lives on it year round.

Orange, and yellow leaves, sunflowers and cotton boles
An old vase or my grandmothers with more sunflowers and cotton
The bar with more fall pretties

White lights under the leaves
Gotta have a scare crow in the fall!
I decided to decorate the baker's rack this year

The lights behind the leaves give off a beautiful glow.
So everything is looking Fallish inside the house and then we step outside to 90+degree weather outside!  Such is life in the Deep South!  Hope you are feeling Fallish and Blessed where ever you are!
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