Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween Party

Here are some pictures from our church Halloween party.

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We had a really good turn out.

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We had different kinds of soups, relish trays, cinnamon rolls and cookies

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We had different activities for the kids.

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We had caramel apples and they got to carve pumpkins.

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After I helped a little one carve a pumpkin, I had to make one for myself. They were all cute little pumpkins. Here’s mine……

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Now I’m just hanging out waiting for the little spooks to come trick or treating.


Saturday, October 30, 2010

A fallen branch…

A fallen branch……..

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A couple of people and one monkey shocked at seeing me bring the branch into my house.




A container….

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Some burlap…..

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and a few birds…

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

We’ve Been Boo-ed!

I went out the door to take Reese out and saw a piece of paper taped to our door so I went to investigate and found this.

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As I started to walk away I saw something orange out of the corner of my eye and I then found this….

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Inside of the pumpkin was a bunch of candy and another piece of paper that looked like this…. you can click on the photo to enlarge so you can read it.

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Isn’t that a cute idea? Now I have to figure out who I’m going to go BOO, watch out it could be YOU!


Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Spread the Light

Luke 8:16
"No one lights a lamp and hides it in a jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, he puts it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light.

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Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.  ~Norman B. Rice


Saturday, October 23, 2010

We do exist!

Ok first let me start off by saying I do not like pictures of myself! That’s why you don’t very often find any of me on here but I decided I should have some pictures of me and Rusty or someday someone will look back and think we didn’t really even exist! ;-)pcpics 1803

So Doug did a little mini photo shoot for us to prove our existence!

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Fall is a busy time at work for my husband but he actually got this afternoon off so we went to Roca to Sweet Annie’s and then on to Lincoln.

I am thrilled beyond words, Phil at Sweet Annie’s is going to build us a four poster bed similar to this one only ours will be black. I have wanted a bed like this forever! I’m feeling kind of guilty cause it’s a want and not a need but sometimes you just have to break down and go for one of those “wants” once in awhile. Life’s too short to not treat yourself once in awhile.

One of my dreams was for our family to go to Disney World before the kids were all grown and gone from home. Could we afford it at the time? No, not really. Was there something else more practical that the money could have been spent on? Yes probably, but we decided to go anyway and I’m glad we did because now we have those special memories and if we would have waited till we could afford it, Rusty and I would be having to spend the money on our nursing home expenses and the kids would be all grown and gone their separate ways!

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After our stop at Roca, we went on to Lincoln to get some groceries. It was such a pretty day! Got to get out there and enjoy those lovely fall days!


Thursday, October 21, 2010


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This is a turkey pin I made. It’s a Lesa Dailey pattern.

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I think there is still time to enter the give away over at Nellys Nest. Don’t forget to check it out!


Tuesday, October 19, 2010

What to do next?

A long time ago I had made this little ten commandment church book but I never finished it. I still need to make the little dolls that go in it.

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I found these little dolls at a craft show and thought maybe they would work in it but they are a little big, so maybe some day I will get around to making the dolls that go with this pattern.

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I’m in the mood to make something, just don’t know what. I like this little pumpkin mat I made last year. Something like this would make quick and easy gifts.

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I need to drag out my patterns and look through them. I also need to get some more wool!


Sunday, October 17, 2010

Witchy Woman

I need these signs for when I’m home……..

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and for when I’m gone!

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Look where Rusty put his Viking Flag!

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The pumpkins and squash are compliments of my brother, thanks Greg!

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Friday, October 15, 2010

Happy 20th Birthday Jake!


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and now……. well actually last year’s senior picture.


We Love you!