Thursday, April 30, 2009

Primitive Button flowers & 3 visitors

We've had some visitors lately...3 roosters that belong to the neighbor. We always have several of them in our front yard, way up near the road, but these 3 got brave enough to go all the way to our back yard! The closer I got to them to snap their pix the faster they ran! lol

I went to a local craft shop yesterday that takes items on consignment and saw these gorgeous button flower stems! Here's the primitive colored ones:

and then here's the brighter colored ones:

They are only $1 per stem and I bought 5 of the prim ones, but I'd love to have a whole bouquet!

Monday, April 27, 2009

Pix of us

Our little one, Ryleigh, who turns 10 months on May 1

Ryleigh, me & hubby at church 4/26/09

Ry & me in our front yard playing. Had to let the hair down! lol

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Thrift Store finds!

It seems like forever since I've been able to get out and go junking or shopping for something besides diapers and formula! lol

Today, we finally had a day with sporadic rain instead of downpours, so baby Ry and I drove to Indy and went to a couple Goodwill stores. Here are my finds for the day:

A blue/green Ball jar lamp for $2.99
The Ball inscription doesn't show in the photo.
The glass is wavy with bubbles in it! Just like I like it! lol
It was filled with red candy sweet-tarts which I promptly threw away! lol

Love this! It's in hunter green. Cost me $2.99

Got this black paper towel holder for $2.99.
It's been sanded to show the red paint underneath.

Can't wait to use these fun finds!

Still here

I'm still here...just going through some stuff & haven't felt much like writing.

My hysterectomy is rescheduled for May 18. I'm ready for it so that I can sleep for a week afterwards without any guilt! lol My hubby will be home to take care of our little one.

It has rained day in and day out here. I snapped this pic with my cell phone today. I was so thankful for a glimpse of the sunshine and blue skies!

Thursday, April 9, 2009

The Simple Woman's Daybook

FOR TODAY April 9, 2009...

Outside my window...the sun is shining & it's up to 57*! Woohoo! lol

I am thinking...that I'd Love Love Love to take a nap!

I am thankful for...being able to get out of the house today for a while...hubby took Ry to work with him for a lil bit. =)

From the kitchen...Ry & I will be dying Easter eggs...her 1st Easter is coming up!

I am wearing...denim skirt and blue shirt

I am creating...Easter goodie bags for family.

I am try out a craft project I saw on a fellow blogger's blog

I am reading...a historical Christian novel

I am hoping...that we have beautiful weather on Easter Sunday!

I am hearing...the dog licking his foot and my little one waking from her nap

Around the house...there are signs of all my hobbies/projects! lol

One of my favorite things...the buds on our trees

A few plans for the rest of the week: mowing the yard on Saturday for the 1st time in 2009.

Here is picture thought I am sharing...

My baby girl, sleeping in my arms

Monday, April 6, 2009

Bears Mill

My MIL and I went to Greenville OH Saturday for a bridal shower. We happened upon this old mill and I just had to stop and check it out! I took the pix with my cell phone. The mill had closed at 5 PM so we missed it, but a peek inside the window showed a large variety of jams, jellies, milled grains and more. We'll definitely go back!

Bears Mill

There were several walking trails, including one that led to a Vietnam Veteran Memorial. This old bench sits at the head of the trails.

A cool looking birdhouse was underneath!

This path led to an old barn

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

The Simple Woman's Daybook

FOR TODAY April 1, 2009...

Outside my window...the sun is shining, the sky is blue and the wind is blowing fiercely!

I am thinking...that once my baby girl drifts off to sleep I'm going to take a nice hot bath!

I am thankful for...our precious baby girl that we adopted at birth. She turns 9 months old today! We were there for the delivery and I cut the cord!

From the kitchen...a bowl of Banana Nut Oatmeal this morning for breakfast

I am wearing...denim skirt and black shirt

I am creating...Easter cards to mail out to family & friends.

I am go buy a bridal shower gift today for my niece-to-be.

I am reading... an Amish fiction book

I am hoping...that my baby's DR's appointment goes smoothly tomorrow.

I am hearing...the hum of the computer

Around the house...I'm cleaning and getting ready for my in-law's coming this weekend.

One of my favorite things...the renewed hope that spring brings

A few plans for the rest of the week: cleaning house, making treats to take to the DR's office, go to Ohio to a bridal shower.

Here is picture thought I am sharing...

My silly baby girl, Ryleigh. She turns 9 months old today and her 9th tooth is coming in already!