Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesdays with a Twist Link Party

Our News This Week...  I've sewn two more nap mat covers for little girls skipping off to Kindergarten.  They are pretty easy, but a tutorial will be coming soon.  I guess the plastic cover that comes on the mats can be uncomfortable and kind of scratchy?  The last two covers were made with a super soft flannel fabric in a pattern from Frozen.  Everyone loves Elsa and Anna, right?  ;-)




 These are Stargazer Lilies as they begin to fade.  I love all the different shades of magenta and pink!

Monday, August 14, 2017

Buttery Homemade Cream Puffs

You are in for a treat today!  I have another handwritten recipe for you from someone I love!


Buttery Homemade Cream Puffs




August Blog Hop * You're the Star *

Welcome to week#3 of the August "You're the Star" Blog Hop!

by Angie Ouellette-Tower for http://www.godsgrowinggarden.com/ photo YoureTheStarHopLarge_zpsncuylahd.jpg



WELCOME to FAMILY feature week of the August "You're the STAR" blog hop!




Saturday, August 12, 2017

Remembering My Family

The baby in this photograph is my Daddy, being held by his Dad.  Considering the size of that cute little guy, I am guessing the picture was snapped in 1930.


These dear family members are in heaven now.  Most of their bodies are buried in the same cemetery.  Decoration for this particular plot is later in August.  It is the time of year for our community to remember loved ones.



My blog has been somewhat quiet as I create bouquets for the event.  There's something very soothing about arranging flowers for people I love.  It's interesting how certain plants will always remind me of specific relatives.


Thursday, August 10, 2017

Create a Quick Cow Gift Card



This blue eyed beauty just had her first birthday.  She is such a sweet little neighbor.  Anytime Emery notices Handsome Husband outside, she makes a funny screeching noise that's just for him, and wiggles until he comes to her.  We are very blessed to be her honorary grandparents.  What a cutie pie!


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesdays with a Twist Link Party

Our News This Week...  It has been pretty quiet around here.  We did lots of yard work on Saturday.  A nice little rainstorm came Sunday, so I spent some time in the kitchen whipping up peanut butter pie along with cream puffs.  Mmmmmm...


 These are double white hollyhocks.  Aren't they pretty?

Monday, August 7, 2017

You're the Star {August}

Welcome to the second week of the August blog hop called "You're the Star"!

by Angie Ouellette-Tower for http://www.godsgrowinggarden.com/ photo YoureTheStarHopLarge_zpsncuylahd.jpg

Before we continue I'd to invite everyone back for another party tomorrow!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday with a Twist - Happy August!

Our News This Week...  The kiddos are in full  "Back to School"  swing.  The list of school supplies has been purchased along with some cute clothes and new shoes.  Our daughter asked me to help corral little girls on their clothes shopping trip.  We had a great time!  I whipped together a nap mat cover for the youngest.  It's really just a large pillow case and very quick to sew.  If you need one, too, just take a pillow case pattern (click HERE for mine) and adjust the measurements to the mat.


These photos are of crinum lilies.


We are technically just a smidge too north for these beauties, but they are planted in a protected area and they are thriving.  Aren't they pretty?

Link Party Feature

Exciting news!  My tutorial for creating 



is being featured today at 

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party Button

Really!  Check it out!  ;-)  This is seriously cool!

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party Featured Bloggers

Thank you to Grammy's Grid dot Com and all the other co-hosts!

What an honor!

;-)  -Marci