Monday, December 21, 2009

Bill with his favorite ( Blues Brothers) loving every minute of it!!!
New ... coming to Walt Disney World is the Harry Potter Castle...not sure what it will be as far as a ride or a show or what...but none the less exciting to see new attractions being built for 2010.
As for American Idol show that was awesome...they have several tryouts everyday and at the end of the day the finals compete again for the winner... cooool show...
We had a blast for 10 days as our annual Christmas Vacation done our way!!!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

A Few More...

Thoughts of Today...

Well...I wanted to add a few photos that I have enjoyed and love the colors in them...I imagine a quilt to be made from them...or a step further colors to paint in my home:

Monday, July 6, 2009

Quilts 6 of 2009

This is the quilt I made for my youngest daughter Jaime... I think she liked it...I hope she did...I need to get a photo of the one that I made our son-in-law Patrick... it was mostly black and I wanted to take a photo out in Tucson but didn't...I will try to post one soon?
I have already started on another one for my hubby...I found some great wine fabric ...bottles of wine and grapes so you know his theme...back to sewing!
Well it has been a long time since I have posted... I am here now and wanted to share a photo of my family in Tucson...this was the first time for 3 of them to see the desert and the sunshine so they reported to me that they all enjoyed and love to see all the different cactus plants all around...
I have quit a few thoughts on new quits to be made and the planning is beginning...I always find that fun to do...will show what I come up with...
Happy Day to All!!!

Monday, April 20, 2009

Bloggers Quilt Festival 2009...

This morning I read about a "Virtual Quilt Festival" being hosted by Park City Girl.

This is one of my favorite quilts that I made for a gift...The center squares had been signed by there family members and a block was saved for the theme of the quilt ( 50 th Anniversary).

I think they were very surprised when they open the box...also I have been told that they had showed everybody they seen...When I visited during the summer I seen that it was draped over a rocking chair for everyone to see...I am very glad they enjoyed they work I put in it and the colors and sentiments...

Here is a link to the blog that started me on this posting:...

Please go visit and check out others blogs for more quilts...

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Food that I have eaten!!!

I've been tagged by a Karen and I'm supposed to turn the items I've eaten bold and have some friends do the same. So I'm now tagging Mary and Sue! Have fun!
1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche (actually just the ice cream flavor)
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka + Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat's milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth $120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald's Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips (the real thing's much better)
61. S'mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. ratatouille
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs' legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee

Friday, April 10, 2009

Happy Easter!

Wishing everyone a Happy Easter!

Monday, March 2, 2009

Another UFO finished...

I have finally finished a quilt top from 2005...from a quilting group I am in called " Shady Lane Quilters Haven"...there are 12 of that participated in this exchange of blocks and we all signed our names and the state that we are from...I have several of these type of quits to finish and will do so in the future...I just had to share this one for March - project of getting one done.
Hope you all like and share your UFO's on you Blogs...maybe I should make this a challenge...Happy Quilting!!!

Thursday, February 26, 2009

I want to share this link to Quilter with everyone...I have come across this blog and enjoyed the blogs it has sent me to . There are so many wonderful blogs about quilter s and there passion for was inspiring to me and I hope for others...So please click on the link below and read on...

Sunday, February 22, 2009

I just finished this quilt that the top was pieced together and waiting for me to quilt...Yeah! it is done and ready for a bed top...Now I am on to the next quilt top...earlier today I loaded it up on my quilt machine...I am ready to go...
Will post a photo when it is done...It is from 2005 that a group I am in online...we sent blocks to each other with our names and state it is a memory quilt of my online friends...

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Because I can't remember squat, Tar created the Dory Award. (Do you remember Dory from Finding Nemo?)
Unlike most awards passed around in Blogland, this one is not to be passed along TO others (after all, that wouldn't be very nice, would it?) is to be TAKEN. If you consider yourself eligible to receive the DORY AWARD, then by all means please take it and display it proudly on your blog! You know best if you deserve it!
And if you do, WELCOME to the DORY CLUB! If you're not qualified to join, be thankful!

I seen this on a Blog and Loved I decided to share with all of you...

Thank You, Tar...

Friday, February 13, 2009

Thursday, February 5, 2009

I came upon these 2 patterns that was given to me last year...I have decided to start working on them for this years Christmas Holiday...that way they may get down in time...LOL. I have a quilt top almost loaded up on my machine and hope to start it by this weekend...

I will post photo's when completed and taken...I am checking on fabric amounts for the next few quilts and a few doll items that I want to make this month...
So Happy Quilting to you all...

Thursday, January 29, 2009

I have come across this photo and web site for anyone to visit...
There is also an author - Earlene Fowler - who wrote a book with this name - Delectable Mountains - . I meet her at a local bookstore and I was quit excited with her lecture and book that I bought several other ones...totally enjoyed them and want to share this with all of you...
Happy Quilting...

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Pappy opening his gifts with Scotty & Ellie...

Pappy blowing out his candles...

Scotty playing Happy Birthday on his portable piano...

Thursday, January 8, 2009

An Award for me and you to snag!!!

Thanks so much to Joleen of The Primitive Bucket for giving this award. The 'rules' are that I have to bestow it upon 8 of my blogger friends, but I know several of them have received it, so it is your for the taking if you want it!!! I have made so many great friends on my blog and am grateful to any of them that think of me when it comes out to handing out awards. I'm just glad they come and visit me and leave me a comment and share my daily life!!
Thanks again Joleen, go take a peek at her work, it is wonderful!!
100 Things to do before you die . . ..

I stole this list from "We're not in Kansas anymore" who stole this list from B, who stole this list from someone else, who probably stole it from someone else. I've bolded everything that I have done...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/DisneyWorld
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (you can longer do this)
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept overnight on a train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked - if you count getting into cars while walking down the side of the road at the beach
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dippin
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden a gondola in Switzerland
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run (only if you count on Wii)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors - does this mean I get to go to Japan
35. Seen Amish country
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (no, but I've bought and eaten my fair share)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi concentration camp
67. Bounced a check (should I really be proud of this??)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House - does the fence line count?
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. One cavity or less (I wish)

I have my own list of 100, but this one was fun. My list is more of a "bucket list" if you will.

This is a blog that I came across today that was I posted its link and photo for everyone to visit...

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Carolyn at CRANBERRY CROSSINGS has offered me an award!

It's the Lemonade Award. Thank you Carolyn!

Carolyn explained that this award is given to bloggers that have taken lemons and made lemonade! So what a wonderful, sweet compliment to get! I appreciate that so much, Carolyn!
I am supposed to nominate 10 people for this award, but I am passing it along to everyone who reads my blog. Bloggers are the most creative, wonderful people ever, so I know I can't choose just 10.
So grab it and enjoy!