Thursday, February 12, 2009


I have been presented this award from Linda over at Seasons of Life,Linda has a wonderful blog if you haven't already you should go give her a visit.Thank you Linda for bestowing this award on me.

This is an award for people who know how to make lemonade out of the lemons that Life sometimes hand you. It is also a award for blogs that have a good Attitude and plenty of Gratitude. Your attitude is not determined by circumstances, but by how you respond to your circumstances. It’s how you react to events, not the events themselves, that determines your attitude.
Put the logo on your blog or post.Nominate at least 10 blogs, which show great attitude and/or gratitude!Be sure to link to your nominees within your post.Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog.Share the love and link to this post, and to the person from whom you received your award.
I am bestowing this award upon some wonderful bloggers whom I love to visit:Please stop by and visit these wonderful blogs.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009


Katherine at Country Romantics is having a Hearts Around The Home giveaway.Katherine has a beautiful blog,you should give her a visit.Here are some hearts that hang around my home,some are a little blurry,sorry.Ceramic Heart from my daughter with mother's verse on itHeart pot holder

Heart jello mold

Heart candle scones

Red Tin Heart with cut filigree

Painted Ceramic Heart

Candle holder with lite candle.

Prim heart ornie

Another candle scones

Heart suckers from 9 year old grandson

Ceramic heart with saying about mother from my daughter

Monday, February 9, 2009

Today is Blooming Tuesday over at " Jeans" please go visit her and you will find more wonderful Blooming Tuesday post.

Today I am showing pictures of the new growth coming up in my beds,it is starting to look a little like Spring is on its way.Hope you enjoy Blooming Tuesday. This is called Turtle something,it has a pretty purple bloom.

Peppermint plant,my grand daughter loves to eat the leaves off this plant.

New growth on my bronze rose that I planted last year.

Sedum,when in bloom the blooms are red.

This is Stella De ore Lilly

This Cat Whiskers

Japanese Magnolia

Vinica is what my mom called this when she gave me a piece about 4 years ago,now it is growing every where and it stays green all year long with little flowers from now til end of summer

Sunday, February 8, 2009


Today I went "Treasure Hunting",my daughter and I go every Sunday afternoon.There is a gentleman who goes out and buys the contents of storage buildings that have not had the rent paid on them.Every Sunday afternoon he has a sale,you can find some nice things at his sale sometimes.Most of the time I just buy little items that I like to add to my home for the kitchen or where ever in the house.Today when I went I bought some tapered candle holders ,a small hand held grater,got a brand new grinder for $3.00.Been wanting a grinder,someone gave me a bag of Star Bucks whole coffee beans and I needed the grinder for that.Just normal little things I like to pick up at sales like this one.But then as I was looking on the table I saw this cute little box sitting there and as I picked it up I thought I am going to buy this it looks kind of old.It was a little powder compact.When I got home I looked and got the name off of it and did a search online to see if I could find it or anything about it.The name on it was Wadsworth,well to my surprise it came up on Google.There was a site that had the very same compact listed,so off I went to check it out.It was an auction site,but there was my little compact and when I saw the price I near feel out.(Oh yeah I paid $1.00 for this little treasure of mine.)The one she had had been used it still had powder in the corners of it,mine has no powder it has not been used.It is a little tarnished from age I would guess,they were made in 1951 according to what I can tell.Okay ,okay I know you want to know what the price was on hers here goes $145.00.And I paid $1.00 for the one I was holding in my hand,I was so tickled.Here are a few pictures of my little "TREASURE". This is the top of the little compact it is standing on the little legs .They fold up under it so it becomes flat for you to put in your purse.
Here it is open with the tag of the inspection inside.No.16 inspected this little treasure.

Here is the little powder puff still inside,it has the name Wadsworth on the puff.

Here it is open with the legs folded under.

First lid opened.

The compact closed laying with legs folded under.

Now everyone says sell it on ebay,but I think this is a treasure I will hold on to for awhile,I love the look of it ,and I guess it is the thought that I found such a real treasure on one of our little treasure hunts.If you would like to look at the one I found online here is a link to the page
The only difference is that hers has the name Parker Pen on the little powder puff.