Monday, November 28, 2011

Holiday is now over

I hope everyone out there in blog land had a great holiday. I know we did. We had a houseful of guests, a wedding to attend and a family dinner, twice actually.  Lol Two family dinners that is!!!
It is always great to see the family in from out of town. Now I have to travel for a day or two, then I get to stay home for the rest of the holidays, Hopefully spend next weekend decorating my house. It will be time to take down all my favorite fall decorations and turn to Christmas.
I love Fall the best, so it will be sad to put it all away till next year. But time to get ready for the next invasion of family and friend.  I haven't had much time for sewing in the last few weeks, but I plan to put it on my schedule very soon.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

OOOPPSSS left that word out!

Meant to say I hope you and your family have lots to be grateful for as well.
Sometimes, it is the littlest of things that we forget are blessings, not just the big things.


Okay, this month has really flown and shame on me for not posting more often. But a few unexpected travel plans for work and family birthdays etc..... oh well, I won't bother making more excuses.
But I have been busy.  This lovely Fall embroidery (pattern by Painted Quilt, thank  you!).

This beauty is one of two to be given as gifts this year (for Mr. Keeper's office girls). So you see I have really been busy and I have four more tops to quilt, in fact I am headed over to my friends house now, (she has a long arm yipppee!)
This was a life saver, I would have tried Retayne, but at 10pm there are no quilt shops near me open, so it was rush to the nearest  Wal Mart (open 24 hours) when this next photo turned completely pink when I washed it.... OH NO !!!!!
It is a Christmas Gift for my boss and I can't have it all pink! This picture does show some pink tints but it really got most of it all out and it looks much better in person. Thank Goodness.
I am off on another work inspired trip tomorrow, headed up to Alabama for a few days.
Mr. Keeper will be home alone , no doubt enjoying his alone time! He was kind enough to hold the quilts for me while I snapped the pictures.
Busy Thanksgiving time coming, One daughter will be married that weekend, family dinners etc.
We have so many things to be grateful for and you do also.
Happy Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Can you say Giant Pumpkin decorations

Aren't these pumpkins great?  These sure do grow them big up there. It was such fun watching the people decorate these guys right on the main street of town.

Here they are........................

The top picture is the view I saw when I looked out my window every morning. The bottom picture is one of the beautiful Maine lighthouses that we visited.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

I have been remiss

With good reason. I have not posted beause I have been visiting the beautiful state of Maine. I have not been there before and I must say that words cannot describe the beautiful sights of Maine. Hopefully we will return again next year for a visit.  I just got home late last night. I will uploading some neat pictures of where we visited soon. AND who would have thought that Maine had soooo many quilt stores in which to spend my money.LOL..... I have to say my friend and I did indeed help the local economy.
Wool, reproductions, patterns, stitchery oh my!!!! What fun.... and it was fun trying to pack them
Back soon.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Where has the week gone??

Hi, I had hoped to share some more pictures with you this week, but alas, the week has slipped away.
Don't you just hate it when your job interferes with your personal
I am waiting for some fall weather to come to Florida, but it is not here yet, but I am always hopeful.
Next post I promise some new pictures, in the meantime, be happy, be grateful and be productive.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Pictures to share

I would like to share a couple of photos with you today.

This was made from a layer cake pattern from Moda Bake Shop

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Something New for Me!

Well, here I am, after talking about creating a blog for several months I have finally done it!!! I hope I will have some interesting things to show you and talk about in the future. It may be a little slow starting out of the gate, but I am sure it will pick up speed.
I love to create things with my hands..... embroidery, quilting, sewing, gardening. I love it all!  I truly enjoy being inspired by other bloggers. One of my favorite blogs is my good friend Susan.... at Quilty Indulgence.