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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Baking, being chilly, and a sale

Hello bloggers. I hope everyone is having a great weekend!

With the holidays coming up I  have been baking.

I love turning on the oven and warming up the kitchen. 
I don't do much of that in the summer.

Snickerdoodles. Probably my most favorite cookie. I always add cloves to most of my cookies. I love the smell and the taste!

Arizona has finally got in to the chilly morning weather. I finally pulled my sweater out.

Warming up nice in the day and starting out nice and chilly.

I think that 70's is my favorite temp.

I know some of you are right smack in the middle of winter,

I have been a busy gal with orders from ETSY and from my facebook page.

So from now until November 29th you can use the above code in my ETSY shop. If you prefer to visit my facebook page, the coupon is valid there too.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Sunday, November 16, 2014

I see snowmen

This morning I woke up extra early.
It is cooling off a little here in Arizona and I was a little chilly.

I believe we are going to be in the 40s for lows this week and let me tell you,
for this Arizona native that is chilly!

I created this little guy over the weekend. I think he really likes his long nose.

Seems my craft room is filled with Snowman right now.

Look at this cute lil guy. He really is adorable with his loooong scarf.

Both are available in my ETSY shop. 

If you are a follower of my facebook page today is the day I will pick the winner of this ornie

Hope everyone has a great Sunday!

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Happy Saturday

Good Saturday!!!

Today is our oldest son's birthday. He is 24. I know all of us moms say we can not believe how fast time goes by. It is so true!

Hubby's birthday was last week! I tell ya its busy busy time around here.

Wanted to show this little cutie I finished up. She is listed in my ETSY shop. 

The Folkart and Primtives ETSY Team is having a Cyber Week Sale!! 

There will be special discounts and a coupon to use for a later purchase. 

We also have a selling page on facebook and is updated frequently with new items and specials.

I hope everyone has a great weekend!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Harvest Swap Partners

I participated in Amy's Harvest Swap and I was lucky enough to get two ladies!

I have swapped with them before and they always send great things.

My partners where Francine from Primitive Stars


Allison from Sew Many Girls

These two ladies spoiled me.

Francine sent me this wonderful pumpkin penny rug. And look at that cute pumpkin bowl filler.
She sent some wonderful smells as well

Allison sent me this Happy Thankgiving candle ornie. I gotta put it in my tree.

I could not get this picture to come out clear, but it is a pumpkin pinkeep. It is sew cute!!

This crow bag is from Allison. It is happy in my hallway.

Here I have added a fall sign and little acorns from Allison.

Allison sent me this cute rake!

This kitty magnet is from Francine. He is staying up all year!

Love this prairie doll and pumpkins from Allison. There was one more I forgot to get in the pic.

I love Amys swaps. The ladies are always great!!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Would you like to be part of my next design???

Don't you wish, sometimes, you could shut the ideas off??? neither!!!

I was sitting her at the computer the other day and it hit me!!

Yep..the light bulb came on!!

So here is what I want to do. I hope it turns out how I imagine it in my head LOL.

Here is how its going to go.

Comment on this post with ONE word to describe Christmas to you.
ANY word except CHRISTMAS.

I will take the first 10 comments and stitch them onto a pillow!!! 

THEN..When I am done those 10 names will be put into a hat and I will pick a winner!!

Will keep this post up til 10 people comment!!! 

Thank you for helping me in this light bulb idea!!!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Winner Winner!

First let's get my exercise update out of the way. This week I only did one day. I was having a terrible time with my eczema.  For some reason it gets worse when i sweat.

UGH!!!!! THat just how i feel. so i think for now i am going to keep just doing the bands. i dont sweat as much and i dont itch.

Thank you everyone for entering my giveaway. I a so thankful for each and everyone of you that come here to listen to me babble. LOL

Kendra you can send me your address at

Another give away starting soon!!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Week 2 check in and my mini pumpkin

Here we are at the end of week 2. did I do.
Well I did 1 day of intentional exercise. It hurt.

Then the day we went hiking was about 2 hours and let me tell you it took a few days to recover.
Even hubby was worn out.

sometimes this is how I feel on this journey. Like I am on this path alone.

I have no umph to get up and exercise. I mean duh..that's how I got this way.

But I have the Lord, you all, and the fitness group!  So I am going to keep pressing on.

Positives I learned, reached this week.
1. I can hike a trail and enjoy doing it!
2. Going up and down the stairs in my condo helps alot!
3. I have less heart burn from eating better!
4. Prayer is a place I love to be in. My Lord gives me strength.
5. After the hurt is gone...I can breath so much better!

So what am I doing this week. Week 3??
I have carved out time to exercise and I am not going to miss it!
No matter what!
I will share next week!!!!!

I few weeks ago me and MJ visited a shop and I have to show you what I picked up. 

isn't he adorable.he is only about 6 inches tall. i saw him and i just had to have him!

oh before i forget. make sure you sign up for my giveaway!!!
 and thank you to everyone who has signed up!

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