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Lamp and books
Thursday, February 16, 2017      5 comments

My sister came for a couple of nights and we had so much fun. I got her set up with one of her rugs to begin hooking again. And then we spent one day using my Sizzix machine making little blank books from old greeting cards of hers. She took hom... Read more
Has spring arrived?
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      4 comments

Well the temps and weather here makes me think spring has arrived. Nice weather we are having. Our lion's made fungi on our tree is huge this year. The tree really needs cutting down. ... Read more
Full moon
Thursday, January 12, 2017      3 comments

Full moon is officially tonight but since it has been so cloudy lately and worse today than last night I decided to get my photos of the moon last night. It was a little creepy looking at it with the clouds floating around it. ... Read more
ROBBERY
Saturday, January 07, 2017      7 comments

I haven't had time to let you know about our robbery. We thought the crooks drove up our drive on New Years Day while we were at church but found out they walked in making 2 trips with a duffle bag on early early Monday morning. But we had about... Read more
Just some Christmas things
Saturday, December 24, 2016      3 comments

Been really busy baking cookies this week. Also made some Peppermint patties and rum balls. Have all packed to take to my sister as part of her Christmas. I found some neat hands salt and pepper shakers which is one of her gifts...she collects h... Read more
finally found the time
Thursday, November 17, 2016      7 comments

Been busy around the place...baked a little...persimmon bread with dried cranberries and a buttermilk pie. I also baked a pecan pie but it was gone before I had time to take a photo. ... Read more
Deer
Friday, November 04, 2016      4 comments

The deer and squirrels have been terrible this year on our garden and fruit trees so we will put up carpet tack strips on the fruit trees this next spring..we put them on the persimmon tree this year and it worked really well. ... Read more
Busy as usual
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      5 comments

It has been busy for us lately. Hubby and I took over the Wednesday night Bible study as our regular teacher is in chemo treatments and can't be around people right now. We take turns each week. This is my week . So busy preparing for that. ... Read more
this past week
Wednesday, October 12, 2016      2 comments

Had nice quality time with the DIL on Friday. We spent the day together in Hot Springs. The annual Arts and Craft show was going on. I bought a mouse pad with bluebird photo. Local photographer had gorgeous wildlife photos on things. I love blue... Read more
Just a few photos
Monday, October 03, 2016      5 comments

We finally got the fountain fixed for the patio area of the she-shed. Our turnip greens are planted and growing fast...won't be long now until we can... Read more
Scenic drive and amazing find.
Thursday, September 29, 2016      11 comments

We took a scenic drive this morning early. Drove high up into the mountains and forests and along the way we stopped and found this HUGE mushroom-lichen...it was growing at the base of a tree. We cut it off and brought it home to try to dry it f... Read more
Church display at fair
Monday, September 19, 2016      5 comments

We took the display up to the fair building to put up this morning. Tables are plastic so we couldn't tack the banner to it. So we used white duct table that matched the table and then taped the sheet to it as well. I think it turned out good. W... Read more
quilt
Saturday, September 17, 2016      7 comments

No photos today. I just wanted to say I finished the quilt top for one of the granddaughter's Christmas. Got it to the quilt shop right before closing time and she will have it ready by Christmas. That is a big relief. Then spent yesterday cutti... Read more
yesterday's outting
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday we took a drive over to another small town to a feed mill. Hubby is getting ready to go deer hunting so he wanted some deer feed. We have normally bought apple corn or rice bran or some other type of deer feed but our oldest son had fo... Read more
pest control
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      3 comments

We have a pretty extensive orchard and this year we got very little fruit due to squirrels robbing us blind...We only got a handful of plums and just enough peaches to make about 12 pints of jam and only about 12 pears. The apples didn't make du... Read more

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