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Monday, October 31, 2011

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Old Farmhouse Gatherings New Giveaway

The Old Farmhouse Gathering is at it again with a fabulous new give away!!
Click HERE, read the rules, and get yourself entered for your chance to win!
Barb


 

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Fun Trick or Treat Swap in the Mail

The Primitive and Folk Artist had a Trick or Treat swap and my partner Brandy of The Lil' Prim Cabin sent me some of her amazing creations!!
She had it wrapped so nice that it was all I could do to keep my kids from tearing into it and I even took a photo.  She had included a little poem too!!  So much talent!
These are the great creations that I received and because I had the scissors in my hand the candy corn candy she had sent got opened right away!!

Check out her shop she has some fabulous items and you will not be disappointed!
Thank You Brandy!!
Barb



Tuesday, October 25, 2011

We're Back!!

We had a mini-vacation this last week and because the kids were out of school for two days we decided to go to San Diego.  It has been my goal to get my kids to Legoland for the last two years and this was the year.  They are not getting any younger!  Of course on our travels we always have to take the traveling penguin!
We started in San Diego Harbor and toured the USS Midway.  It was fascinating!  My son and I loved it.  We are big World War II addicts.  I am not sure how the sailors new were they were at any time on that ship.  It was a huge ship.  It had an audio tour with it and I learned so much.
Next was Sea World and we had a great day.  The one thing I notice from the previous time I had been was that the trainers are not in the water with the whales any more.  It was a great show and a perfect day.  We were able to see all the shows we wanted and ride some fun rides ie: Journey to Atlantis!
Last but not least was Legoland!  It was very interesting with loads of displays and rides.  I think my kids had fun and at least I got them there before they were 40 years old!   Great accomplishment for me!!
Well it is back to work for me...got to pay for the trip!!
Enjoy your day,
Barb

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Mountain Standard Timers

I belong to an Etsy team called the Mountain Standard Timers.  We all live on Mountain time.  There are some fabulous artist on this team with a great variety of creations.  Click here to go to their blog.  Jen of Lotus Jewels added one of my Halloween creations to their facebook page.  (Time to get a facebook page!)
Jen is a fabulous artist herself check out her shop Lotus Jewels.
One of my favorites in her shop is this beauty.
Take a moment and check out their Etsy team page or type in MSTTeam in the search bar for some wonderful creations.  There is something for everyone due to the great variety of artist that live on Mountain Standard Time!!
Enjoy,
Barb

Monday, October 10, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving to all my great blog friends and relatives who live in the north land!!
Enjoy your holiday!!
Happy Columbus Day here in the USA!  We got to set up flags with the Boy Scout at 6am.  Will be having a nap later!! 
Barb

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Where did September go??

I am not sure what happened to September?  I seemed to have the whole month ahead of me to paint and be creative because school was starting...but it is gone.  Still behind in so many things. 
I have also decided that "Merit Badge" for Scouting is a four letter word.  I think that is were I have spent most of my time.
I decided to go through some of my stash and paint it-so out came some Halloween items that I had even forgot I had.  At least I was able to paint some of this up in the odd 15 minutes here and there.

I hope you all are doing well and are not so busy...What am I talking about!?!  We all seem to be in the same boat!
Enjoy your day!
Barb