Thursday, May 31, 2012

A Rose By Any Other Name

Today is Fresh Cut Friday at Liz's.

I sure enjoy having Fresh roses in my home all the time!  I brought inside several bunches of the deep pink ones for Memorial day....and this month at Liz's the flower is Rose!

I had to play with photo shopping....

Roses, well flowers in general, are one of God's creations I enjoy the most!!  and puppies!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Romancing the Chalk

Do you have your cuppa and some are going to need it.

Storytyme by Ceekay

Once upon a time, there was a little girl.  Some say she was spoiled, but really she was the only child!  One Christmas Santa delivered a big chalk board...2 sided on a stand.  The little girl loved that board and eventually realized her Daddy got it for her.  She had to have been about 7 or 8, because her daddy died when she was 9.
Many years have passed and the chalk board has lost it's stand, and hung in several other places....
When we moved to our MH a month ago...said chalk board came with us.

Then the lightbulb went on...oh honey (honey being hubby!)  do you think you could ???????

Hubby considering his move......

and today.....TA DA!

He finished it and hung it on my pantry door.....

He saved the original frame, just cut the shorter sides down....

I just love the little graphics.

This is just Too Stinkin' Cute, even if I have to say so myself!!

Joining.....Knick of Time Tuesday

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Hall and .....Steaks!

On Saturday our son was coming by for a BBQ.  We were heading to the grocery store to get some steaks and we were almost to the gate when I said....and I quote! "uh, oh,ooooh, st,sto, stop the car!"  My husband thought I was having a seizure or something....but no fear....I saw a sign in our community that said ESTATE SALE TODAY!
Oh Lord, have mercy, because I don't need a cotton pickin thing.....but I HAD to go!
My hubs whips the car around and we follow the signs.  Now this is the last day.  I hadn't heard about it previously, but we walked in and the lady in charge says...everything is 75% off the price.
Oh Lord, more of that mercy please.
So we split up....(do you all do that too?  someday I will have to tell you about our date nights!)  anyways...focus Ceekay.
And I am thinking in my don't need anything, really, you have enough stuff, just walk away, SQUIRREL!

There it was in all it's Hall glory. Honey....come here (read this like singing and you get the right effect!)

So I bought it.  And after a long grocery shopping time (it really wasn't, but I was itching to look it up) I found that I have a Hall Silhouette Souffle dish....(now you all try to spell those words!)

Value?  approx $65.00

I paid?????   $3.75   (insert angels singing now)

Isn't it pretty?

The little bowl and the large mixing bowl were my grandma's.....  I can officially say I have a collection now!

I snipped these roses for our dinner centerpiece!

Proof that we really do grill - occasionally!

It was yummy by the way!

Joining Tabletop Tuesday at Marty's.

Friday, May 25, 2012

My Dining Room Table Finally came!

I am so excited and happy.  My new table and chairs were delivered bright and early this morning.  And it is gorgeous!

When my husband and I knew we were moving, we both decided we needed to change our dining set.  He loved it, but it was pub top and the chairs were just too high for me.  We gave it to our daughter and started looking.  We found this set, fell in love and put it in layaway.  We would put $30.00 on it here and there and figured in a year we would have it paid off!
In February our son wanted to take me to a VERY expensive restaurant.  I told him, I would love to go, but right now we need other things more.  He said well what?  I said well you can pay something on my dining room set.  He said ok and paid it off!  That is a nice present, isn't it... then we moved in, and hubby went to pick it up and the table top was damaged.  They said if we waited another 2 weeks they would deliver it free....and anyone who knows my husband...he said...Free is Good!!
Finally it is here!
I hope you all have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend.  When I come back next time I am going to have a decorating dilemma to share with you and get  some of your great ideas!!  Cuz me, I got nothin!

Monday, May 21, 2012

Trying to get back in the Move!

No, I do NOT want to get back into moving!!  My grandma in her broken English always said she wasn't in the move...but she meant I am trying to get back into the mood of blogging.  I think I have a combo moving, traveling, and nesting lag!!

I do want to tell you that if you haven't visited Doublewide Decor blog...I showed my whole kitchen finished.  More to come later this week.

These pictures were from a wonderful Ice Cream shop in Juniper Jupiter.  I had to take pictures of the antiques...because I wasn't going to steal them!  However the young clerk almost had a cardiac....oh, oh be careful, those are antiques!!  Uh yep, I know that!

Beware.. unattended Ceekay......!!

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Thanking the Lord for

being able to spend time with friends, picking seashells at Sanibel Island....and yummy food.

No, I am not over my vacay yet!!

Our daily visitor at the 5th wheel....

WALKING on shells....thousands of them....

****these are candies people!!!***

See what I mean???

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Florida Postcards

I wanted to play at Vee's for the Postcard Challenge.  This week's photos are snaps of glorious East Coast of Florida and the Gulf.  I love me some ocean time in Florida!

Working on my closet today.  Hoping to show some of our new home on Doublewide Decor later this week.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012


I had a nightmare day at the airport yesterday...finally got into Phoenix late last night safely.....
I had a chemo treatment this
give me a day or so....I will be back with pictures from my fantastic trip!!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Happy Mother's Day!

from me to you via Florida!!  I will be home soon!  Enjoy your day all deserve it!

Monday, May 7, 2012

Saying Hi from Florida!

I LOVE Florida!
Just thought I would get that out of the way!  I am enjoying the sun with Candy.  We have had some fun adventures that I will share when I get back.  Hubby is holding down the fort....but not unpacking...which either is a great thing or not....I don't know!

Don't forget about me.  I will be back next week....with pics of our girlfriend time together!
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