Monday, April 30, 2012

A Pretty Table

I love the way this table is set.
So simple.
White dishes, pretty flowers,
and I absolutely and completely,
have fallen in love with those tumblers.
I think it's time to make a change,
with the jelly jar glasses I have had for years.
These will definitely be going on my wish list.


Thursday, April 26, 2012

Amazing Meatballs

The meatball Gods have come through.
I can now stop looking for a good meatball recipe.
These meatballs are delicious and so, so easy.
Give them a try,
I think you will be in heaven.
Just click on the link above and it will take you to the recipe and
her amazing blog with lots of recipes.


Friday, April 20, 2012

a Lazy Weekend

pics from my tumblr

Its suppose to be in the three digit temps this weekend.
So ours will be a lazy one.
Happy Trails....


Wednesday, April 18, 2012

From Paris to London

 Before with the pink walls and Paris theme

Flag I used for inspiration painting her British flag

She loved these pillows, but they were very expensive,
so I found the pillow cases with the LOVE on line,
really cheap.

A few months ago,
the dwarf was tired of the pepto bismol walls
Paris theme in her room.

So from the Paris theme,
she went to a London theme.

The two middle pictures are the
inspiration photos
we used.

I painted the British flag on an old canvas I had with
craft paint I bought at Walmart
the pillows I ordered on line.
I picked up a British serving tray at Goodwill and spray painted
a few frames I had laying around in a shiny-

We still need to do a few more things,
but I really like the way it turned out
and so does she.


Monday, April 16, 2012

the County Fair and no Chickens

Mr. Mustard

Ali during showmanship

Keeping eye contact with the judge.

The chicken's I didn't come home with.

Mr. Mustard didn't do so well this year.
He took 3rd place.
Only 1st and 2nd place were able to sell.
Now we have to look for a home for him.
somewhere with cooler temps.

I think my hubby did a sigh of relief
when I didn't go to the auction.
I can get a little crazy at auctions.
But did you know that you can order chicken's on line?


Thursday, April 12, 2012

Life lately

pics from my tumblr

The weather here has been strange.
Hot, then windy and now cold.
Rain is supposedly on its way.
Will believe it when I see it or smell it.
I love the smell of rain on the desert.

The county fair has started.
Mr. Mustard is in a cage in one of the buildings.
The prospect of letting him go is hard.
Even though, Arizona summers are not for rabbits.
I don't allow pets in the house.
Hence, he has to go.
Last summer, just about did him in.

I have been dreaming about bidding on 
a few of the chickens at the auction.
If I have the chickens, then my hubby will have to build me
a chicken house.


Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Planning a family reunion

Every three years,
the family on my Mother's side gets together
for a family reunion.

About a year before the reunion,
the women get together to start the planning
and designate jobs.

We are not in charge of t-shirts,
but I came across this etsy shop,
and thought these were cute t-shirts.
We are of Basque heritage,
so whoever is in charge of designing t-shirts
will incorporate this into their design.

We are in charge of the band, the family video, and
I will help my sister with the games for the kids.

My daughter reserved a kick a..  band for dancing
 (we are dancing fools)
and now we need to get busy on the video...
but of course,
I am daydreaming of other things that I am not in charge of.


Monday, April 9, 2012

Easter Weekend Pictures

Hank with the "Guy on the Couch",
his Uncle Bub.

Loving on his Papa

Why is taking family pictures like pulling teeth?

 I have no idea how they got the dog
 to keep those ears on.
Hank kept the tie on all day. 


Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Happy Easter

pics from my tumblr

Happy Easter!