Monday, October 31, 2005

My pumpkin

Just wanted to show you my pumpkin. I made it last year at the senior center I go to.  Cute huh?

Have a blessed day!

     Happy  Halloween!

  Go on step up...take some candy:) I have all kinds of candy. I have chocolate, sour stuff and tart stuff. Abbea went all out and bought everything she thought kids would like. Just thought you would like to see all the goodies. I hope you have a wonderful safe and fun time.

Saturday, October 29, 2005

My trio of Bed dolls

 Well here they are:) Arn't they pretty? I am so into making them that I decided to make a few more:) They are so easy and they look awesome. They are the cutest things if I must say so:) lol

  I just hope the kids like them. Im making the boy hero doll now and that is easy too. I got the patterns from They have tons of the patterns and they sell the dolls if you need to get them from them.

Ill be back with more pics when I get them finished:) I have to start on a baby sfghan for my niece so Ill be wrapped up in that for a while. Im making the Round Ripple Afghan for her. And maybe a sweater set. Im looking for patterns now. So if you run into my niece dont tell her! lol 

Friday, October 28, 2005

Ok, the last item from my trip to New England


  I just wanted you to see my Maine lobster I brought home from York, Maine:) Isnt he cute! I did have 2 lobsters while I was in Maine. What a mess, I never had one I had to clean myself. I was absolutely a mess. Terry thought it was hysterical.

  So when I went to an outdoors store with Terry in York, Maine we found this lobster and it called out to me to bring home:) NOT as messy!

  And the big fish you see next to lobster is another stuffed animal I found at the outdoor store here in Vegas. Terry thought I was nuts because I just had to have it. If you come to my house they are both sitting on my wet bar:) Since I dont drink they fit beautifully.


Tuesday, October 25, 2005

New England yarn stores


  I wanted to take the time here and introduce you all to the stores I visited in New England. I first went to Webs( in NorthHampton, Mass. It was fantastic. Dee from www.CrochetwithDee told me about the store. It was just awesome, it had the most beautiful yarn in the back room. It was huge. If you ever want to see one of the biggest yarn stores in Mass you should visit. You cant walk away from there without buying yarn. I bought the most beautiful ribbon yarn and some awesome sock yarn (for those socks for my mom). And I found a really cool bamboo crochet hook. I also bought the prettiest tote. As you can see it in the pic.

  Then we went to Ogunquit,Maine and Micheal at the Pine Hill Inn ( told me about the store. Terry let me go visit and they had some really nice yarns too. Mostly knitting but I did purchase a pattern for slippers and the yarn to make them. I also picked up a really neat little book, you put all your projects in.

  When I went to see Dee from for my Overlay Crochet class. I met her at the nicest yarn store called A Stitch in Time( The ladies there were just as friendly as can be. I wished we had a store like that here in Vegas. As you can see in the pic I bought a couple of great itmes from them. I bought a cushion pad for my overlay crochet to be on(when I finish it) and some yarn. I just love the color I have no idea what Im going to do with it :)But Ill have fun trying to figure it out. Thanks Dee for a great time there. Say Hi to Ruth for me!

Been busy


   Im sorry Ive been missing for a few days now. Ive been busy. Our tenant has decided not to pay us for rent for October and is just now telling us hes moving out! Oh well, Now we need to scramble and get someone in there right away.

  But Im going to take pics of my goodies from the New England trip and get pics on here for you all. I just know your dying to see what I got! Ill be back tonight maybe or early tomorrow:) Have a great day!

Saturday, October 22, 2005

A new crochet hook

Heres my new crochet hook made by Brian at He just finished making it. I cant wait to get it. It was a special order. I had a tanzinite slider my hubby gave me a few years ago. And I wanted to be able to have something useful for it. And this was a great idea. I think he did an awesome job on it. Dont you? Its a size H hook. I cant wait to crochet with it.

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Pine Hill Inn

Here is pics of

The Pine Hill Inn | Rest, Relax and Indulge in Ogunquit, Maine

that we stayed at while we were in Maine.  When I booked the room I thought it was a Victorian room. But to my delight they changed the decor to contempory. It was very nice.

  Michael and Jim who own the inn was very gracious. Michael made the most awesome breakfasts I have ever had in a B&B. It was really a pleasant stay.

The one thing that I did not realize when I booked the room was that the room was on the top floor. You can not believe how many steps I had to climb:) I had to climb stairs just to get into the Inn then I had to climb stairs to the room. Boy was I exausted:)

  This was the Inn that have no TVs in the rooms or even in the parlor. Terry and I talked alot:) We had a great time just talking about our day! You will have to try it some time. But Im never going to be afraid of not missing the old TV.

Heres pics of York, Maine

  I wanted you to see more pics that we took on our trip. We went to York, Maine they were having a festival and we wanted to see what all the excitement was about:)

  We had a great time there. They were cooking fresh onion rings...dipping and cooking... they smelt great! We didnt get any because Terry thought my gall bladder might act up. But boy did I want some!

  I bought some yarn from a lady that shore the sheep and spun the yarn herself. I ll take a pic later and show you all what I bought from New England.

  I hope you enjoy the pics theres more to come.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Meeting CrochetwithDee

Hi all,

  Well here are the pics where I met Dee from She was a great teacher. She taught me the concept of Overlay Crochet. When I get better at it Ill show you more pics of it:)

  We got up really early on Thursday Oct.13 and we drove from Ogunquit, Maine for 4 1/2  hours to Bethel, Connecticut. It rained on us all the way there. But I got to see lots of country along the way.

  I met Ruth one of Dees students and friend. She was great fun. Boy can she crochet! She used regular yarn where I used thread to make the Overlay Crochet.

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Heres Pics of the Old Sturbridge Village

Heres some pics of the trip we took to the old Sturbridge Village Museum. It was great. We did have a good time. It was cold and alittle windy but they had fires going in all the differant buildings. Its one of the largest living museums in Massachusettes.

  Terry wanted me to take a wheel chair so we did. But the ground was so wet that  the wheels in the chair kept digging into the dirt that it would not move:) It was funny seeing Terry trying to push me in the chair. I gave up and walked. I know now I really need to loose some weight!

Monday, October 17, 2005

My trip to Sturbridge, Mass

Well Folks,

  Im backkkkk! We had a wonderful time. It did rain every day we were there! But I loved it anyways. When we got to the inn we found out they were having a Scarecrow contest. So I took some pics for you all to see. I hope you can see some of the scarecrows. I didnt take pics of them all. Just a few I found interesting.

  We arrived at the inn at 11 am and our room was nowhere near ready. We could not get into the room till 3 pm. Terry did not get any sleep on the plane at all. Some guy sitting next to him snored very loud. I of course had taken a sleep aid so I was fast asleep! 

I felt so bad for Terry. He was so tired he had not had any sleep for almost 24 hours.We talked the lady into letting us get in the room at 2pm. He went right to sleep so I dosed off and on too. I did watch the tv we did get in our room. The rooms in the inn was very small. And the inn was a two story inn so there was tons of stairs for me to climb! I really hurt after all those stairs.

  We had lunch before we went up to the room. They had the best little bakery in the inn. But we had lunch of creamy clam chowder( but I like the way we make it here in Las Vegas better, we make it thicker!) Then we drove around town till we got into our room.

  Ill post more pics later of the rest of the trip. Hope you can drop by and see more! So come back.

Sunday, October 9, 2005

Off to New England

Well Im off to New England in a few hours. I wont be back till next Saturday the 15th. Ill be bringing back lots of pictures and yarn I do hope. Im taking along an empty luggage case just for yarn:) Have a blessed week!

Saturday, October 8, 2005

My beaded bracelets

I thought I would share some pictures of my beaded bracelets. I made these over the past few years. I became very depressed a few years back and I could not do anything. I could not even crochet :( I was a very sad person. But my sister Carri invited me to a beading class. I made my first bracelet and I was hooked after that. I beaded for a whole year before I could crochet again. Now Ive stopped beading and all I can do is crochet.

  I think I live and breath right now is Crochet. I love making things for the troops and for the little babies. I want to make all kinds of crochet items. Dee at has totally inspired me. I cant wait to meet her. Im taking a class from her on Thursday and Im so going to enjoy myself. She sounds absolutely wonderful. Ill be back in a week. I will take lots of pics and Ill give you a tour of my trip. Have a blessed week.

Friday, October 7, 2005

You are dishcloth cotton.
You are a very hard worker, most at home when you're at home. You are thrifty and seemingly born to clean. You are considered to be a Plain Jane, but you are too practical to notice.
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I went to this site for the quizz. Its really cute I thought you might like to try it out as well. Have fun!

Thursday, October 6, 2005

Getting ready for vacation

You cannot believe how excited I am about going on this vacation. We leave Sunday night for Bostons Logan Airport. Im really excited about visiting Sturbridge we will be staying at the Publick House - Home its a 230 year old inn. And Welcome to, LINK WITH US !!! is a historically accurate town. The people all dress and speak in the period they are protraying.

  Im most excited about taking a crochet lesson with CrochetWithDee ™  Im excited about meeting this very fine crocheter. She has a wonderful and very informative site. She just came back from the Knit and Crochet meet in New York. If you go to her jouranl she has wonderful information about it. I just wish they would have a knit and crochet conference here in Vegas some day!

Sunday, October 2, 2005

My long awaited bed doll

  Well here it is :) My Kaci bed doll I made for my mom for Christmas. How do you like her? I really enjoyed making her she was really simple and very easy to make. Im going to make 2 more of her for my granddaughters for Christmas as well. They have already picked out the colors. Alex wants it done in pinks and Isabella wants hers done in purples.

  I got the doll and the pattern from  they have several dolls to choose from. If you get a chance go sheck them out.

  Well Im off to church. It starts at 11 o'clock and I dont want to be late.