Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Dream Home

Just a quick post to tell you we are at a standstill with my son awaiting doctors. My hubby saw this home advertised in paper and said if we hit the lottery he would buy it for me. I quess we need to start playing the lottery in order to hit it!

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I know it will never happen but it was nice of him to try and brighten my day.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Time Away

I just want to let you know I'm taking time away from posting. My son is is great need of my time right now. He was born with the genetic disorder VHL. At age 28 he has had his adrenal glands removed, brain tumor and now we just returned from the er from finding out he now has a mass at his kidney. I am in need of your prayers. My faith is in need of help. My family is going through so much right now. My sister who is in remission of breast cancer found out her hubby had prostate cancer and just had a heart attack on top of it all. How much is one family supposed to endure? I'll probably lurk to keep my brain on something else but until then.... Thanks in advance of be understanding.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Love Is In The Air

With Valentine's Day approaching , I thought I would show you some of my wedding items. I found this wedding photo at a yard sale for $3. I wish I knew more about them but no matter it had to come home.

This doll I remember ever since I was little. Her dress is yellow with age but I like it that way.
No bridal bouquet here. The whole wedding party wore corsages.

A vintage beaded crown from a wedding veil made of pearls and crystals.

Maybe I will leave this on my table for our wedding anniversary. We will be married 18 years on the 13th. How time flies when your having fun!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Coated In Ice

I wanted to do a quick post of all my ice sculptures in my yard. I had to move quick since the ice is starting to melt pretty quickly.

 My poor trees look like they might snap!

Joining White Wednesday over at Faded Charm.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Love To Disagree

One thing for sure my daughter and I love to disagree. Clothes,colors, style even decorating. Needless to say, we never agree when I redo the table. We never really have too many problems until Valentine's Day. 
 I did two different versions. This pink one more feminine with hints of  silver among pearls and gems.
I love the sparkle on these pink paperweights.

 I have  "diamond" ring napkin holders ordered but I am still awaiting their delivery.
Plates are from Marshall's. I was tempted to buy more co-ordinating pieces but resisted.

I put my silver chargers under them to pick up the rest of the silver from the tray and silverware.

Now for the second choice.

I'm still looking for a red tablecloth to put under my lace tablecloth. With the weather I have not ventured out to look for one yet.
 Salad plates are from Target last year along with more plates from Marshall's.

 I also am using my candle holders from Christmas.If something can do double duty, it has a better chance of coming home.
Granted I'm still playing around so who knows what will be the final result. My Hubby asked how many times am I going to change the table!
My napkin rings came in so here I am still playing ! Decisions,decisions.

 Now try and guess who favored what and who wins my daughter or me!
Stop over and say hello to Susan at Between Naps on the Porch,
and Beverly at How Sweet the Sound,

and The Tablescaper Seasonal Sunday.

For The Birds

I have been spending alot of time at my kitchen window just watching the birds. We are currently in between storm systems awaiting the worst part. They are predicting icy conditions for later tonight. I am so ready for spring!
 I usually can tell if bad weather is on the way by the way the birds go crazy finding something to eat.
 They especially love to fight over peanuts I throw to them.
My favorite birds are the cardinals with their bright red feathers standing out against the snow.

I'm doing some MAJOR debating on going to work! The skies are clear but with the way the birds are fighting over room at the feeders, I think a day off just might be in order. Coming home at 4 in the morning with slick roads is not my idea of fun!

I hope to be able to show you my touches of red later this week since I have been trying to decorate for Valentine's day. It took me awhile to trudge through the snow to fetch my decorations but I braved the cold long enough to find them.
Hope everyone stays warm!