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Noel Moose

Sunday, November 04, 2012


This is my finished Christmas rug. I am now working on a family crest for one of the son's and hope to make 2 before Christmas..but they are large so may take more time.
I'm going Tuesday to visit my sister for the first time since her surgery..she is doing much better. We may go over to the lady who taught us both how to hook rugs. Karen has quit teaching and hooking altogether as she has MS and she can no longer do it. But if my sister is feeling up to it, then we will go and I will take her my family crest rug for some pointers.

Got some good walking in and staying within my calorie range...Hubby just built a fire in the firepit outside so I'm putting on a sweater and going to join him.

  
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MISSY455 11/7/2012 1:39AM

    Love the rug! It is emoticon

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SMOOCHIESMOMMY2 11/5/2012 7:24PM

    You are very talented!

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KRISTINSGOALS 11/5/2012 11:40AM

    OMG! How cute!!!!

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BARB4HEALTH 11/5/2012 7:20AM

    Cute rug! where will you put it or is it a gift? emoticon

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CAKAROO 11/5/2012 6:19AM

    cute rug!

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HICKOK-HALEY 11/5/2012 3:39AM

    The Moose is so cute. Great job. Have a good visit with your Sister. Sorry to hear she has MS. You visit will cheer her up I'm sure!

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CINDYSDAY 11/4/2012 9:25PM

    Sounds like you are doing great! I hope that your sis will continue to get better!

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KIMPY225 11/4/2012 7:19PM

    I love it!

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DOINITRIGHT2012 11/4/2012 6:42PM

    Cute, cute, cute. emoticon

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LAC936 11/4/2012 5:51PM

    emoticon You do nice work. I'm up for adoption emoticon
Hope your sister feels better.

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Autumn Walk

Saturday, November 03, 2012

I'm really surprised that we have any fall color this year due to such high temps and dry weather this summer but we do have some color around our place. So thought I would share some photos from around our place as I walked today.

This is the front of our house from the driveway.


A tree across the road from our house in neighbor's pasture.. Hubby said it was a red oak. I love the color it is showing.


Our house from the a different angle.


A view looking up our hill behind our house.


A view of a some lovely color at the property line.


  
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MINNA72 11/6/2012 1:48AM

    Beautiful pics of a beautiful place!

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KRISTINSGOALS 11/5/2012 11:43AM

    What a lovely place to live!

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HICKOK-HALEY 11/5/2012 3:37AM

    You do have lovely colors. Love all the trees, and your home. Beautiful area to live in!

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MAZACK 11/4/2012 5:37PM

    We have some nice fall colors around our house and neighborhood. We have seen some pretty reds and yellows are we traveled. I was also surprised we had as much as we did with such a hot dry summer.

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 11/4/2012 9:08AM

    Fall colors are my favorite. Your photos are lovely :)

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MISSY455 11/4/2012 2:48AM

    Thank you for sharing! The colors are beautiful :-)

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NIMAWEYGH 11/3/2012 10:09PM

    Just breath taking.............

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CINDYSDAY 11/3/2012 7:35PM

    I love the colors of the leaves but not the raking and mowing of the leaves! LOL

Nice pictures. emoticon

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DAWN14163 11/3/2012 3:02PM

    Beautiful! I love autumn colours against a blue sky....

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KAYE454 11/3/2012 2:24PM

  Autumn has been wonderful walking trails

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Exercise

Wednesday, October 31, 2012



As many of you know ...I just don't like exercise except for walking..I used to be an avid hiker until the RA took it's tole on my knees and hips..now I mainly walk for exercise...I did join the 5% challenge and on the Awesome A team we have an exercise game which I'm really enjoying...never thought I would say that..but I'm also thinking of adding a Bollywood tape to my collection and maybe this one I will use..

My DIL joined a local gym near her (way too far away for me) and she has a personal trainer now who is really whipping her into shape..I'm so proud of her..She has also taken up boxing!!! and defensive training..so she is getting a good work out now.
I'll just stick with walking and the exercises and Bollywood.

  
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SMOOCHIESMOMMY2 11/3/2012 10:14AM

    Do what works for you. I haven't played the exercise game yet.

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HOLLYM48 11/1/2012 5:32PM

    Walking is great for you so that is a great way to get your exercise in! emoticon emoticon

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 11/1/2012 8:07AM

    I am a walker too! Greatest and cheapest form of exercise there is ;)

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DOROTHYBERO 11/1/2012 7:58AM

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MISSY455 10/31/2012 10:32PM

    The cartoon made me giggle out loud, hubby had to come see what was so funny. I am also enjoying the exercise game...kudos to Minna and Kris for that one! I was very happy to see the windmills and the crunches end :-)

I hope your hubby feels better very soon!

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BEBOP4ME 10/31/2012 6:30PM

    Biking is suppose to be good for RA sufferers, I believe. I like walking too, but am biking after my knee because very arthritic. I still like walking better, but read on the stationary bike to pass the time.

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NEPTUNE1939 10/31/2012 6:29PM

    I'm with you - RA can be troublesome.

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Gallery walk and other things

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Well got a day in of rest and thought I would update you on the things happening around my place. First the Gallery walk went really well..we were so surprised at the turnout and what fun we had. I put up a few photos on my regular gnomes home blog and you can go look at them there..For some reason I cannot get the links to work here with the button so you will have to copy and paste. sorry for the inconvenience.
http://gnomes-home.blogspot.com

Today I'm back in the saddle with eating and walking. Getting many more freggies in today..had slacked with preparing for the gallery walk so am now back to it all.

On a crafty note, I'm working on a felt kit that matched the table runner I did earlier. I have to keep my hands busy and didn't have time to get the rugs drawn up I've needed to do..and I have this thing that once I start something I have to follow through and finish before starting another..but will get the rugs drawn and ready to hook once this kit is finished. This kit has 4 napkin cuffs and 4 coasters. I have finished the cuffs and working on the coasters now. I think this is going to be so great on my table this holiday. We will have the kids when the son's work schedules allow between Thanksgiving and Christmas and will do finger foods only so know we will have healthy fare.


  
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ALL-IS-AMAZING 10/31/2012 9:11AM

    Sounds like a great project! Hope you have some pictures to share when you are done :)

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MISSY455 10/31/2012 2:08AM

    emoticon with the freggies! I did better today too :-)

Heading over to your blog to see the pictures now! Have a great week!

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another busy day

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Just a quick one here...got the cake ball coated with almond bark this morning and conned hubby into going with me to take all the goodies and help out today..Got all the way up there and had forgotten the cake..brought the rest of the goodies but not the cake so will just take it tomorrow late when I make it up there..

Hubby hung the gallery walk sign while 2 other ladies and I covered a huge shelf in the back room with white paper..Another lady came in to help set up the cake and goodie table and the judge for the children's artwork came in when we left..but so tired but so happy that part is finished..

Went for one walk today and will go for another as the sun is glorious..then will rest. Tomorrow middle DGD is being baptized so will attend that first and will run late getting to the gallery but will stay late to help clean up..

Called my sister today and she overdid it yesterday so is sore today..she is just going to have to learn to rest..will try to make it over to visit next week. I just don't want to tire her out going too soon.

Well off from my walk and then will rest and stitch the rest of the day.

  
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DOROTHYBERO 10/30/2012 5:52AM

    Sounds like a very productive day!

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SMOOCHIESMOMMY2 10/29/2012 11:10AM

    I hope everything went well for you and your sister this weekend

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/29/2012 3:37AM

    Sounds like a good busy day. Good for you, and kind that your Hubby went as well!

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KRISTINSGOALS 10/28/2012 11:28AM

    YAY for a busy day. I hope your sister takes it easy, so she can heal!

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CAKAROO 10/28/2012 8:14AM

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MISSY455 10/28/2012 2:06AM

    So glad you are still making time for yourself to walk on these busy days! I hope you are seeing the results you deserve from all of your hard work :-)

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CINDYSDAY 10/27/2012 8:24PM

    It sounds like you had a good day, I hope that your sister gets some rest!

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