Sunday, November 25, 2018

A Cold Week

It was a very cold and snowy week and much to 
early for us.

Thanksgiving morning was the coldest on record!
We were tucked in the the wood stove and fireplace going.
We had Thanksgiving here just us two of us. We were invited to my daughter's and her in laws but we really wanted to just tuck in.
Our lives are so busy it was good to have a day just for us.

This Saturday was the first nice day we have had in a bit.
So I bought some cheap wreaths, changed the bows and added a 
sheep that my husband made me years ago. Voila Christmas.

We didn't go far Sat night so I spent the night binding and adding it to a pillow. I have since added some of my mother's old buttons on the corners. 

Today between cleaning the house and making beef stew and biscuits, I am binding this stocking that I hooked years ago.
 I hooked two stockings years ago and hated how I finished the first one and then I guess I gave up. But I am back at it. 
We are in for more snow this week 
Have a great week!

Sunday, November 18, 2018


I got this (pink) cyclamen as a gift last year at Christmas. My aunt said to put it outside in the shade in the spring and forget it,( I did water it now and then) bring it inside for the winter. Wow does it it have a lot of buds yet to bloom! It worked like a charm! I have always thrown them after they were done each year. The violet in the back blooms most of the time it was my mom's. I think of her every time I look at it.

We have had some amazing sun rises! But of course the sunrises are followed by snow. We had some snow a couple of times this week. Much to early for us! Plus we are plenty cold burr.

I am getting to the finish line with this rug. Not very big but very sweet, I think my sweet B would love it.
I went to a couple of Christmas fairs and a thrift store this weekend.
My big find at the thrift was the pie crust cutter. 

I was so excited to use it. So I made a pork pie and nope it didn't work. Back to the thrift it goes. I love  gadgets but this didn't do the trick.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Happy Sunday

Happy Sunday another week gone. And a busy one as usual.

On Tuesday was voting, we still count our ballots by hand.
 I was one of 16 that counted that about 1200 ballets.
(Small town.) Thursday my women's group had their thanksgiving here at my house. I love seeing those ladies and always a laugh or two.
Friday at work my neighbor stopped by to tell me she has a friend looking to get rid of some wool. A large contractor bag of wool!
So husband and I got directions and stopped by for the wool.
But I am finding that most of it not is not pure wool it's a blend.
I washed up what I wanted pitched what I didn't.
But inside the bag was this rug I had never see one like it.

I looked it up and it is a shirred rug not very big but sweet I will keep it.

Yes we had some snow that they plowed Friday night,
with very high winds. Now it is cold brrr. But our Mt Washington was in hurricane force winds. if you would like to see them live which is a lot of fun as they are young guys and they do some fun stuff to prove how cold or how fast the winds are go here.( It is on facebook)

I work in a college town and you never know what you will find when you go in, in the morning. I look down and eyes are staring up at me near the storm drain. Yes Mr Potato head eyes! what the????

I told my coworker to look down when she came in. Then when I left I find them taped to my windshield, I didn't see them until I got into my car and started it. Funny Funny.

Another busy week ahead I am working over time every week and not happy about it. But we are in a staff shortage and I feel bad not helping out. But I have told them I refuse to work weekends.

Have a great week!!!

Sunday, November 4, 2018

The End Of Halloween

I know most you have moved on from Halloween but this is
Halloween night trick or treating with B and family.
The police and fire dept were out in the community and handing out candy. This was an ambulance decorated scary...

B would have nothing to do with it. I don't blame her the scarecrow screamed when you got close to get candy.

But the neighborhood really went all out there was a grave yard in the front of this that they made.

This house is always fun! lots of blow up.

lots of carved pumpkins.

This tree was orange how it showed up white is beyond me.
We have had rain,rain and more rain. Today was sometimes sunny and sometimes cloudy but no rain. We had breakfast and out
we went to clean up the fall leaves, for hours. We are both are very tired and sore, it is hell getting old. But the yard looks good. I also cut pine branches to fill the buckets by the back door before the soil freezes.
I am hosting my women's group this week for our Thanksgiving. 
I love getting together with our women's group so fun lots of laughter and wine..

Have a great week!!