In my blog I plan to chat about nature, crafts, baking, gardening, beekeeping, family, and whatever else seems appropriate at the time. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Monday, January 15, 2018

Happy Birthday Pa!

 Happy Birthday Pa!

Me & Pa
Pa and my bro
 
Pa and my Sis

When we lost our internet service, I was surprised at how much I got done by not being on social media.  The house stayed picked up, I've been reading books again, crocheting at home, and just doing things I used to do.  At this point, I don't even know where to start back up or how long I'll be  at it.  I had already downloaded Christmas Eve and Christmas Day pictures,
which seems so long ago now.  
I had a wonderful New Years Eve that I'd like to share....
I just decided to start with today. 
Our Dad's birthday. 
He's 82 years young today.  
These pictures were taken in the last year.
We'll see where I go from here.

Cindy

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

No Internet

Hi everyone!  Just checking in to let you know that we do not have internet.  It’s so cold here our WiFi antenna froze!  We are getting a new one but it’s going to be a couple of days.  The temperature high was 2° F today!   In Celsius that is -16.6667.  And that’s the high!  So if all you summer peeps from across the pond are needing something to post, we could use some summer  pictures of warm weather here in the USA!

Happy New Year!
Cindy

Ps. I don’t think this weather is going to break for another week.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Merry Christmas - Five on Friday

I'm joining Five on Friday this week with F.A.S.T. blog

1) A few decorations...
The Kitchen
This was the island for the first part of the month.  But you can only leave a tablecloth on a surface that is used quite often before it gets dirty.


 And the greenery was getting pretty dried out.

So I switched to this tablecloth, which is my favorite.
 These little pictures are all the way around the edge of the tablecloth.

 And you'll notice a few things not so perfect because here's the deal....we LIVE in our house.
Hoosier cabinet/coffee bar

 See the picture of Santa Claus on the wall.  That used to be Mom's shopping trip sweatshirt.  Long story short...we wear matching sweatshirts on our annual family shopping trip.  One year Mom had all of hers made into pictures and gave them out to each one of us.

 Above the stove area.

Little winter wonderland scenes in jars.

 I hear we are supposed to have our own winter wonderland coming soon.  5 1/2 inches of snow!!!  I hope not.

Christmas curtains



 This Santa pitcher and mugs belonged to my great Aunt Goldie.  I had my cousin go to her garage sale years ago and I told her to just pick out something she thinks I'd like.  She did good!

I just finished this bunting last night.  I made seven of them this year.  I'm done!
Pie safe area
I sure do wish for peace and joy to this crazy world of ours.

 I love old mercury glass ornaments.
This tree is on my kitchen island and every single ornament on it was hand made by someone.




 

2)  More entertaining
My sister on the left, cousin on the right.  We have our own little exchange.



3)  Our crochet group got together yesterday and this is what I walked in on
9:00 am
And this mess was made by Prince Harry.
(I'll download a pic of Prince Harry sometime-Lord knows I have plenty!)

 This was them at 10:00!
 11:00!
 4) My Amaryllis is blooming and it's beautiful!


5)

MERRY  CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!!

  Hop on over to Five on Friday by clicking HERE and see what other bloggers are up to!

PEACE,
Cindy