Category Archives: Antiques

Finally a Finish

Tuesday afternoon I met my friend Mary over at the retreat house for lunch and while we were there the inspectors came to do the final walk through. We got approved and I have to say I was very excited … Continue reading

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Production Time

I couldn’t sleep Wednesday morning, so I got up and decided to cut out a kit and maybe I’d get it sewn up. At least, that was the plan! While I was in California in January, one of my purchases … Continue reading

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Remember Me?

Well it has been a while since I last blogged and I lot has happened in 3 weeks! Sorry for the long post, I have a lot to catch up on. David and I went with another couple, Mike and … Continue reading

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Building Updates

Progress is slow, but steady. I had hoped it would be finished by the end of March but not so much. John got the bead board installed in the half bath and I decided what color I wanted on the … Continue reading

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March Winds

I catch myself coming and going, I guess going more than I care to admit, but I stay pretty busy. I hope you are enjoying your spring! I did get to shop in the fields during Warrenton Antique days, I … Continue reading

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Addition Updates

Things are progressing on the addition in LaPorte and I’m pretty excited even though no one showed up to work over there today. The grout is done in both of the bathrooms and I could not be more pleased with … Continue reading

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Quilts Around Us

I thought I would share some of the precious quilts that I saw at Houston Hospice a few weeks ago when I went to see Sandy before she passed. Houston Hospice is located on Holcombe Street on the edge of … Continue reading

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Little Things

Here lately I’ve heard this comment from a couple different people – “the devil is in the details”. For some reason I’ve picked up on this being said and I’m not sure I understand or if it really pertains, but … Continue reading

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Temps Dropping a Little

It is great to feel that the temps are dropping a little, but I’m ready for them to drop a little more! I barely got unpacked and off I went again. Thursday and Friday I decided to go antique shopping … Continue reading

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In The Details

Are you a details person? Do you notice little changes? I sure do, sometimes I wished I didn’t but then there are times that it’s a good thing. I love the details on the new antique sideboard I got. I … Continue reading

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Sew Devine

Friday I decided to stay captive in my home and it was wonderful. I do miss going over to the retreat house, but I does keep me from being “on task”. I stayed home and worked on my 3rd inner … Continue reading

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Hit the Ground Running

It has been non-stop since we got home Thursday night at 10 pm. David was gracious enough to go to the store and buy groceries while I worked on binding and started a chocolate cake. After he got home Thursday … Continue reading

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Spring Fling Twenty Sixteen

We have our little dove back again this year! This makes year #3. Ms. Dove sure does know how to mess up my plant, I don’t know if I should water it or not. Does anyone know if watering will … Continue reading

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Lone Star Summer Salsa

I originally started this post over a week ago and life just got in the way of me posting it and I wasn’t happy with the way my corners ended up and I finally got them to a place that … Continue reading

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It’s All Good

Well mostly anyway, have you given up on me? How is your year going? Mine has gotten off to a good start, but as usual things don’t always go my way. I seem to be behind in so many things. … Continue reading

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Roads to Cross

Another wonderful weekend just flew by, and we had the best weather all weekend. Fall seems to be in the air, at least for a few days. A huge shout out and happy 30th birthday to my son, Kyle. He … Continue reading

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September Finishes

Last week I was busy getting ready to ride back to Camp Blanding in Starke, Florida. I love these retreats and they are so worth the time and effort it takes to get there. Gloria, Vicky and Heather of Olde … Continue reading

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Too Many Irons

I’ve missed you all, I hope you are still out there; it just has been WAY too busy! I think things will calm down just a tad and then it goes just the opposite. Sorry for not getting to write … Continue reading

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Our Memorable Monday

I hope you had a great holiday, David and I did. I am always in awe of our military and their families, especially for the ones that gave the ultimate sacrifice. I love this country! Twenty-five years ago, on a … Continue reading

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PHD Day

I finished my last set of saw tooth stars on Sunday! Yeah! I was glad to get those puppies all finished up! Yesterday I went over to the retreat house – she has been feeling very neglected lately! 😉 It … Continue reading

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Bells and Whistles

How is your week going? It is almost over, Friday’s are always good but tomorrow is Friday the 13th! Are you superstitious? I’m not, not really; I like to think those are the lucky days. 😉 My week has been … Continue reading

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Welcome 2015

How is your new year going? Have you been busy trying to finish a project or did you get to start a new one? I had planned on working on one of my block swaps but I’ve been totally into … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting

Friday morning I was rushing around like a chicken with its head cut off. I had backings to work on, quilts to deliver to be quilted, packing and it seemed like a ton of errands to take care of before … Continue reading

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Awareness

Have you ever noticed that when you are going through different “life” events that you become more aware of things that you didn’t really notice before? I remember when I was pregnant for the first time how I noticed how … Continue reading

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In the Trenches

Well we hit a bit of a snag with permits for remodeling, somehow that fell in the cracks and we thought we could get the insulation person started today or Friday, but it looks like that is going to be … Continue reading

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Plumbing Stubs

Today was a semi-productive day, the plumbers were busy and that is a VERY good thing. We need them to finish so we can get on to the next item on the list, but we do want them to do … Continue reading

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Salvage Day

First off I want to give a big shout out of appreciation to my dear husband – we drove over to Mom and Dad’s house last night and we did their yard. He is now responsible for 3 yards and … Continue reading

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Rolling, Rolling, Rolling

I got to be home all morning and it sure felt good, except I was too busy catching up and researching things on the computer and therefore did not get to make one stitch! Pretty sad! Since I’ve been home … Continue reading

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Many Miles and More

My goodness so many things have happened since I last wrote. We had a great time in Charlotte. Cynthia taught 4 classes and gave 2 lectures during the 4 days of the Charlotte AQS show. We were packed to the … Continue reading

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Pre Wedding Day

Wednesday, April 9th was the big rehearsal day and packing day for all the decorations. Katie wanted rustic/western décor. Bennie had borrowed a couple of big barrels, a wagon wheel, sheave, and old plow and an old yoke. He also … Continue reading

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Spring Warrenton Treasures

What a day! Today was an early start, I picked up Mary and off we headed to shop the antiques fields of Warrenton. It took us forever to get out of Houston – got to enjoy some of the morning … Continue reading

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