Monday, December 31, 2012

2012 to 2013

As this year end and the new one starts I'm making plans for what I'll be doing. I love Pinterest can waste many hours there. But let me ask you how many of you do any of things that you've pined. This next year I'm going to work my way through Pinterest I have made a few things and will blog about them. I have made these Lasagna Cupcakes from leftover spaghetti sauce it's a great way to use leftovers. So this next year will be pin fun. Stay tune for an announcement of a give away in the next few days I'm  hoping it will be fun a one.

Until Later,
Holly

Sunday, December 30, 2012

365x3=

Well this has been a year in the making I joined the joy dare over at A Holy Experience were you count your joys, gifts, things your thankful for three things a day at the end of the year you'll have 1000+ thing. I wanted to do something different to record all my gifts. So I made a smash,junk journal for them. It came out so good I plan on doing another one for 2013. I know what your thinking now what do you do with it since there were a couple of pages left I'm writing a letter to my grand daughter K when she turns 16 I'll give her the book so she can see all the little things in life to be thankful for. Next years will go to Ann. I think this is a wonderful idea for them to see how thankful I am for them for they are in many of the pages. This journey has taught me many things how to be thankful in the mist of tragedy and hard times. I'm looking forward to what the next years blessing will be. If you want to try it for your self pop over to A Holy Experience and down load all the months and start counting I'd love to hear how it goes for you.




Until Later,
Holly




Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Christmas Angel 2

All these goodies are from my second angel over at Quilting, Sewing Granny I really had a lot of fun doing these swaps. I love swaps this past year I have been doing a lot of it over at Swap-bot. I'm saving these in my happy box. This has been a great year meet some really fun people wonder what the next year will hold for me.



Until Later,
Holly

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Christmas Angel

At the beginning of the year I joined the Christmas Angel over at Mrs. Martin's I was lucky to get two Angels, One of my Angels is from that wonderful country Australia Annette she is very gifted I'm saving most of my gifts to open later. The little bag I had to hide, K has been getting in to bags she loves to fill them with her things and some how they become hers. She made me a hook case which I really needed it's going in my go bag. Thank You so much Annette I have had a great time getting to know you it's so much fun to say "Oh my friend in Australia made that for me" it throws people off that I could have a friend so far away.

I just love this little stitch work when I first saw it I thought this is going to look so great hanging on the wall of my someday shop. I LOVE IT!!!!!!!
I really needed something for my door this year I think Annette's stocking looks great I had all those flowers and couldn't think how to use them. I have a rock in side so it would blow away but when the storm hit it keep knocking at the door so I brought it in until the storm passed.


Thank you Annette. 
Until Later,
Holly

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Just Think

Every time Ann comes over before she even wants to greet us she checks on Papa's bike and I think we all know what she's thinking. "Just think in 15 years this will be all mine." She does love adventure this girl has no fear she is going to be our base jumper, motor-cycle riding, drive us to drink girl.


After her first ride she came back eyes as big as saucers and a WOW look on her face. Hopefully the ride around the block will keep her happy for awhile.


Until Later,
Holly






Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Mom

My Mom passed away a few weeks ago and I wanted to do a blog for her. We never had the best of relationship she favored my brother more. She did teach me some things not sure why she did but she did. I learned how to crochet from her and that has been my first love of all the crafts I do. She made me a sweater coat when I was in high school which I still have and wear every year we go up to see the snow it's warmer than any coat you could find and I love it. I loved her cook books and she let me experiment with cooking and to this day I love to bake and make up things to try. Thank you Mom for all you gave me may you find peace that this world couldn't give you. R.I.P.
Until Later,
Holly

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Chick-fil-a

I love Chick-fil-a it is one of the only places that doesn't upset my tummy. They use real chicken. Today was they day to show our support for this great company. I was surprise to see how many people showed up in our little town. I think every one in town showed up. It was standing room only it was great.


We had to get take out cause Valondra forgot to get the car seats for K and Ann. But I'll tell you at home or in the store it was good.

                                                              YUM!!!!!!!!!! 

                           
                               My Girls I just love them.
 
                                     
                                        Ann learning to drink from a straw.


          K just loves Ketchup. The best way to eat it is with the finger. 


It was a really great day. 
Until Later 
Holly

Monday, June 11, 2012

Eclipse 2012

While camping we were able to be in a place that had a good view of the eclipse. One of the other campers named Gil Leigh took these and gave me a copy of them. He had a special lens to take them. I will share the secret the special lens was really dark sun glasses. Can you believe it I wasn't sure it would work but sure enough it did.




Until Later,
Holly

Camping 2012

Well what a wonderful camping trip we had I wish it could have been longer or at least maybe being able to do it again soon. I tell you even if the camper isn't that comfortable I slept like a baby. I think the next time we may try it without the dogs. As much fun as they are Max doesn't really like camping and we can't go looking into shops or anything. 
I did learn alot this camping trip like most of the big RV's and travel trailers are full timers. As nice as it may sound I really don't think I could do what they do. Everyone at the camp site that we were at were full timers some had been on the road for 1 to 5 years. I'd like to travel around for a few months but I'd want to came back home, and I'd miss my grand kids to much. Now if I could take everyone with I could see spending more time on the road. 

   
I'm hoping we can do this again in a few month.
Until Later,
Holly

Friday, May 18, 2012

CAMPING :-)

Yes we are camping and we are really roughing it (not). How can you really rough it when you have a pop up, computers, and the internet. This is my first time blogging from my tablet so we'll see how it goes. I'll tell you I did feel alittle guilty about bring the hot spot (internet) until we got here and the people on both sides of us have a dish for cable. They are some of the all timers. I wish we could be an all timer maybe in a few years when Wate retires.



Until Later, Holly

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Art Journaling

I recently was introduced to art journaling and I love it. I have been journaling on and off for years but to be honest it can be very dull at times. Well this sure changes things. The first person I thought of was RMKK's girls maybe they might be interested in this. I'd love to know what they think. I now have 3 journals going, soon I'll be starting a 4th. They are so much fun. I found this link really helpful in getting started. If anyone has been doing this I'd love to hear from you and see your work.






Until Later,
Holly

Crocheting or What?????

K loves it when I'm crocheting cause I let her sit on my lap let her hold on to the hook and help me crochet. I finally gave her a big hook with some yarn she wanted to make an ear like I was doing. I think it won't be long and she'll be crocheting a chain in no time. She even put all her yarn and hook away in a purse I made for her she now has her own crochet bag. 





Until Later,
Holly

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Hunger Games

OK how many have read the books. I wasn't going to because I had only heard one thing about them that it was about children killing children for adult entertainment. Yes that is one thing that does happen in the book but not the way I thought. I read all 3 books last week only after hearing on conservative talk radio one of the callers said that these books are ones that people on the left are not going to like. I thought now I have to read them and boy am I glad I did they have been the talk of our house. Not so much the books themselves but the subject. I can hardly wait for the movie to come out on DVD. The only thing I have a problem with is for years movies when there has been a president he has been a black man now with this movie he's a white man. While reading the books I saw president Snow as a black man and yes he looked alot like you know who. As much as I enjoyed these books I will say they are not first ones like this as Laura Ingraham said this is the Red Dawn of this generation. I would say it was more like Amerika. With the way our country is going with more and more government these book are a very interesting look at what if. I would love to talk to others who have read these book you can email me or just comment let me know your thought on it.
Until Later,
Holly 

Thursday, March 15, 2012

New Girl In Town

We have been looking for a new dog and finally found one her name was Leia but we call her Leah. She is a really good dog her and Max had a rough start but now they are playing, running all over the yard, and sleeping together on his couch. I tell you we have been blessed when it comes to dogs she is so smart sits when I tell her to. She did nip when we would her a treat no more only took me 2 days to break her of that now she gentle takes it. I really think she likes it here her and Max have a good time chasing each other they take turn who will lead.The only bad thing is you want to call it that she's a licker when K and Ann are here Leah has to be in their face licking them. It's funny K yells stop Le stop, go go away. The funny thing is we have 2 grand babies 2 dogs, the dogs have pick a child to sit under at dinner time that is the nicest thing about dogs they are the clean up crew.




Got to love them.
Until Later,
Holly

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Kichen Helpers

Looks like I need to make a run to Home Depot and make another kitchen helper. I now have two little ones that want to help Savta with everything. Got to love them.



Until Later,
Holly

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Couch $1000, Sheet $6.00

Tent making at Savta's priceless.......
Do you remember doing this I do? I can't tell who had more fun me or the girls.  







Until Later,
Holly

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Being scared

I have a grand daughter that just LOVES to be scared. Ann just loves for you sneak up on her and scare her she get a look of excitement, joy, thrill, she is going to be the one that lives for scary movies, roller coasters, anything with a thrill. She is a silly girl.

video


Until Later,
Holly

Shopping

A few days ago I went grocery shopping which isn't something I enjoy I dislike putting everything away when I get home. Well on this day I picked my girls so they could spent the rest of the day with me after bring in all the groceries K started to unpack them. I couldn't resist getting these shots she knows my house as her own knows were everything goes. 




Until Later,
Holly