September 28, 2008

I hit the mother lode...

Friday is our thrift store shopping day. This Saturday we had to go out of town, so we thrifted and yard sale-d in a different town than usual. Boy howdy! Check out this haul!

September 27, 2008

Modern Pyrex bad???

Here is a link to an article about the dangers of modern, cheaply made Pyrex glassware. I had no idea! All the more reason to use VINTAGE!

September 20, 2008

Pink Saturday!

Happy Pink Saturday to everyone! I'm out of town this weekend but I didn't want to miss one, so here are my offerings.....

My new ironing board cover :-)

and a jar of some beautiful "sea glass" leftover from my niece's baby shower. It's not really from the sea, was purchased at Michael's, but I couldn't bear to see it thrown away! Maybe someday I will figure out something cool to do with it! Any suggestions?

Visit Beverly at How Sweet the Sound for some more luscious pink!!

September 18, 2008

Vintage Thingies Thursday..

Well, it's Thursday again! Time for Vintage Thingies Thursday hosted by our very own Confessions of an Apron Queen!
So here is my contribution. Another mystery!! Who can tell me what THIS one is? Last Thursday y'all said some kind of tasting spoon. I'm eager to see what yo
u thing this little beauty is! I've seen them before, now I have one. Can't wait to hear what you have to say!!!

Drumroll, please......


September 15, 2008

Blue Monday

Here are my 'blues' to share!

My new/old blue wheelbarrow that will hold lot's of pretty flowers next spring!

and the darling blue jeans on my Crowman!

Smiling Sally has more blue goodness to share with you!

September 14, 2008

September 13, 2008

Pink Saturday!

Yay! My second! Here are some goodies for ya!

My new bubblegum pink Crocs!

and my favorite linen skirt :-)

For more pretty pink goodies visit How Sweet the Sound!

September 12, 2008

Today's Thrifted Finds...

Cotton pillowcases, a cotton sheet, a chinois complete with wooden pestle, a cute Glasbake dish, a cookie press with red handle, a bunch of hankies, some unused with label attached, and Fiesta ware paper towel holder! All but the pillowcases, sheet and book will go in my Etsy store soon!

This is my favorite! A killer cute 100% cotton sheet! Hmmm... quilt backing? nightie?

September 11, 2008

Vintage Thingies Thursday..

I posted this before, but thought maybe someone could help me identify this vintage thingie!


For more Vintage thingies, visit here.

September 8, 2008

Can't leave out...

The NEXT to the oldest granddaughter...

The next to the YOUNGEST granddaughter...

and the little middle guy! Yes, there are 4 girls and one boy!

Still Blue Monday..

so I thought I would post more blue eyes...

my daughter and my OLDEST granddaughter

Blue Monday..

Not much of a blue person, though I do like the color. Here's my contribution for the week.

my littlest granddaughter's eyes :-)

Visit our hostess Smiling Sally and all the other participants for more cool blue!

September 6, 2008


...all dressed up to go out among 'em! (You can't see the ponytail. His hair is longer than mine.)

We had tickets to go to the Ghost Tree Invitational Dinner on the Range, but I decided to bow out and let him go be with his cronies at Gusto Magazine. 16 local chefs and tons of West Coast wineries offered wonderful fare and MDH said the food was extraordinary!! He took 170 pictures, but I'll just show you some highlights.

That's just a tiny fraction of the food he said was there. Know what I had for dinner?

whine whine whine......

New thrift store finds...

This darling suitcase complete with key..for 4.99 at Goodwill. I LOVE the color!
Update: Someone left a comment and said it reminded her of the inside of a coffin! I thought so as well!)

and some pretty cotton fabric. 5 1/2 yards of the flowered and 3 1/2 yards of the aqua polka dot...for 4.00 :-)

Pink Saturday

I only just discovered Pink Saturday today!! What fun! Here is my contribution for this week.

The beautiful bloom on my Hoya plant!

Visit our hostess Beverly at How Sweet the Sound for a list of Pink Saturday participants and visit them for more pink eye candy!

September 5, 2008

Another giveaway..

and, boy howdy! do I want to win this one!! it's over at Jane's Fabric and Quilts and she's giving away FAT QUARTERS!! I am stoked! I've been collecting and collecting enough to do a scrap quilt and I could sure use these goodies!!

Please, everyone! Cross fingers and toes for me!

Laundry room is...

nearing completion!

everything in my kitchen...

Still need to turn the towel on the curtain rod into a curtain! I plan to cut in down the middle of the length, stitch the ends together to make it long and put in a casing. Instant gathered valance!! (It was very bright in there, so flash didn't go off)

We painted over old wood paneling, so we still need to go over some of the seams with filler and more paint, but it sure looks better!