Saturday, May 29, 2010

Happy Pink Saturday Birthday!

The Birthday Faerie
has popped in to say
Happy Birthday to
Pink Saturday!
My new camera and I had
a little fun out in the yard with
Holly this week.
Today is also the launch day
for my new
I sure could use any advise or input
you would like to share there.
Make sure you visit
For all the Birthday festivities
Have a wonderful holiday weekend

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Happy Pink Mother's Day!

Happy Pink
Mother's Day!
This is my Mom on her way to my Dad's prom.
I guess she was about 16 here.
I came along 2 years later.

Now I am a Mom
It is the most wonderful thing in my life!
My two are about grown and I am
looking forward to being a Grammy someday.

Today is my fur Son, Lucky's birthday.
He is turning 9
He is a snuggler!

This is what Holly made me for
Mother's Day.
to my 3 Mom's
Elizabeth Jane
Ann Carol
And to all you Moms too!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Cha~cha~ cha~ changes.......

Sometimes you just gotta move on.
I am feeling this in my life in a
As my marriage has been coming to an end
and my main duty as Mama
is winding down...
I have been struggling with who I am
and what I want to do.
I will turn 47 this summer but
still feel like a young person on the inside.
I am finally getting used to
the older looking gal that stares
back at me in the mirror.
Over the past few years, I have fretted about
loosing my identity as a mom & wife,
being too old to start a new career,
having too many wrinkles for any man
to ever find me attractive,
and too afraid to burst
out of the shell
all this fear
locked me
Our pastor gave a message that really hit home.....
"You are not who people say you are,
you are who God says you are."
I am his chosen, his beloved, his bride, etc..
It was like a new light was turned on
inside my heart.
I don't have to be afraid! I have worth!
I visited a wonderful counselor who helped me
put everything in perspective.
My heart and soul has been healing.
New hope has filled my mind.
When I was growing up, all I ever really
wanted to be was a wife & mom.
I wanted to live on a farm, grow most
of our food, have lots of animals
and babies.
The wife and farm part never did work out as
I had envisioned, but I am so blessed to
have two WONDERFUL children!
They will be 16 & 18 this year.
I am so proud of them!
It seems kinda funny to be trying to figure out
what to do with my life, the same time they are
figuring out what to do with theirs.
What I would love to be is a
Dr. of Holistic Medicine.
Unfortunately, it would take 6 years
and thousands of dollars to do.
I kept looking for the right thing to appear.....
Out of the blue, the PERFECT thing
Our local community college is offering for the
first time, a new course to become a certified
Nutritional Therapy Practitioner.
It will take one full school year and a chunk of cash,
but it is exactly what I was looking for.
I was also recently introduced to
the "nutriceuticals" industry.
It is forcasted to be growing enormously
over the next 10 years.
Change is good!!
I hope you all have had a wonderful Spring...
I have missed visiting around and plan
to do some catching up this week.
Oh, yeah.....I cut my hair all off,
I'm loving it!!

Friday, February 12, 2010

Hearts of Pink & Red

Holly did this beautiful mermaid painting
last month. See the heart in the middle??
We made prints and used it for our
homemade Valentine's

This is hanging up in my kitchen.
I made it last year.

I painted this for Jesse after his
kitty, Felix had to be
put to sleep.
I wish chocolate blessings for
everyone this week!

Friday, January 29, 2010

Pink Clues to Where We Were!

Almost 2 years ago,
we took a little trip to one of our most
Favorite Places on Earth!
Main St. had LOTS of pretty
Pink Flowers!

Lots of Pink in this cute little shop.
Holly got a second piercing in her ears here.

This big whale has
Pink gums showing.
Look out boys.... He is going to
swallow you!
A certain Lady Mouse
had Pink curtains in her kitchen.

Holly's cheeks got really Pink when she

Finally got to meet her favorite Princess.

DISNEYLAND....We Miss You!!

**Happy Pink Saturday**

Visit Beverly for LOTS more PINK!


Tuesday, January 26, 2010

When Life Gives You Snow...

Make a Snowman!

We got about 4 inches of snow on
Sunday and this is how Jesse
spent the afternoon.
This shot was taken looking out our front door.

This one was taken from the front yard
looking in the front door.
Still snowing then!
Jesse put a face on both sides, heehe!!

Then he came in and after a
hot shower he grabbed a warm Lucky!
My two Sons.....
Don't they look alike??

Friday, December 11, 2009

Pink Saturday : Favorite Christmas Decor

For the past 8 years or so, I have been collecting
vintage Shiny Brite glass balls.
Our Christmas tree has become one of
my most favorite Christmas
decor pieces.
I have focused on more pink and robin's egg blue
and some silver.
The above photo was last years tree...
We decided it was the most beautiful tree
we have ever had.
We get a Forest Service permit and
head up the mountain to hike around
till we find "The One".
That is what we are doing
THIS Saturday, heehe!
This was a couple of years ago.

One of my other favorite things is
Me and Holly's matching
snowflake footie pj's.
I got her a woman's size small
and me a medium.
She was only in the third grade so she had to roll
the waistband up a lot the first few years.
Now we are about the same size
but she still fits in hers.

I actually wear mine pretty often
when it is cold, but she saves hers for
Christmas Eve.
She is so warm blooded they are too warm for
her to sleep in much.
Have a great week and make sure you
pop in to see Beverly for more
Pink Saturday
Christmas Decor!!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Memories of Christmas Past

This week for
We are supposed to share favorite
Christmas Memories
This was my second Christmas.
I was born in the summer so I was only
four months old my first Christmas.
I was still the only grandchild
As you can see by looking at my Mom in the red
I wouldn't be the only grandchild for long!

This is my Grama
(My Mom's Mom)
She passed away about 15 years ago
I still miss her!

By the next Christmas I had
sweet baby sister

We lost our precious Sally to
leukemia in 1970 at age 6
But I know we will be together again
some day!
This is me with Santa.
As you can tell, the jolly old elf
wasn't scary to me!
Stop by
Beverly's How Sweet the Sound
for more
Pink Saturday!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Twilight = Edward ....Need a Good Love Story??

I have a 16 year old daughter
We have done
Harry Potter
Lord of the Rings
and have loved them all.
She wanted to watch Twilight when it
came out. I said,
"No Way...we do NOT do
Vampires in this house!!"
As a child, I had horrible reoccurring
vampire nightmares and have
wanted anything to do with them.
When New Moon came out,
It looked kind of interesting and my sister
told me it was really a love story.
Now, I am a total sucker for a good
love story.

So we rented Twilight
and we have been to see
New Moon 3 times
and now own Twilight.
This is Edward
He is a 103 year old virgin
(yes...he is a vampire)
He is old fashioned, romantic and chivalrous
I was besotted immediately!

This is him and Bella
His ONLY true LOVE
If you wonder what I was up to
during the Thanksgiving holiday
I was reading all four books
in the Twilight Saga.
The books are even better than
the movies.
If you prefer tall, dark and hunky
then Jacob is the werewolf for you.
If you are a twilight fan,
give a shout out
so I won't feel like I am the only
46 year old with a crush on a 103 year
old vampire that looks 25
Ok...He is supposed to be 17 but the actor
Rob Pattenson is stretching that a little!
Yep, I am a sucker for
a good love story!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Look for Rosie Pink Cheeks!

Welcome to my
Cozy Christmas Cottage!
Grab your cuppa and a slice of Holly's
homemade banana nut bread
and I will give you a peek!
Click on photos to get a better view!!
Here is my freshly painted white hutch.
I have a few of my cheerful Annalee figures here.

Such a happy fellow!
I bought this apothecary jar this year.
I love how it looks full of glass balls!

I prefer Snowmen to Santa
This is one of my favorites!

More Annalee's on my banister.
A kitty at the bottom, two mice and
then another very happy elf!

Gotta have some red mittens

I finished making this finally...
It is a plate rack I bought at Goodwill
which I spray painted red.
Some plain large white letters
I got at Michael's and decoupaged some
of my favorite scrapbook paper on
and some Christmas greens.
I had the blue bird ornament handy
so I tucked him in there!
I hope this helps spread the
Christmas Spirit
around today!
I have actually not been blogging much
the past few weeks. I had a bunch
of projects to finish up and
actually got most of them done,
Now I can work on making
Christmas gifts etc..
Have a wonderful weekend and don't
forget to visit