Saturday, September 29, 2012

The Bunny Book

 This is one book from my childhood 
that had a huge influence on me!
My sis and I loved this book so much 
we tried to reconstruct the bunny village ourselves.
And I think we did a pretty good job,
I wish I had a pic of it to show.

 The colors of the flowers and leaves
were so enchanting!
 And of course, 
these fall leaves are my favorite!
 And who wouldn't want to live 
in one of these little cottages....
 to ride out a snowy winter?
 And, the best for last..
a beautiful sunset,

 And a rainbow!
Bye for now!

Friday, September 28, 2012

A New Mixer and Halloween Decor

 Recently I purchased this lovely stand mixer
and I love it! 
So far I've used it for cookies and cupcakes
and I can't wait to try bread!
I picked the color "persimmon" 
because I use a lot of orange in my decor.
I've also been decorating for Halloween.
I thought I'd share some of my 
favorite decorations.
First is "witchy poo"
our animatronic witch that we've had
since the 90's
It's my girl's favorite decoration for sure,
she's the one that named her witchy poo!

I've got my birdcage filled with
jack-o-laterns this year. 
And topped with a crow!

Another jol on top of the fridge! 

 Bye for now!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Fall Tree Transition

 This tree in my backyard just gets prettier and prettier,
as fall proceeds.

 It looks especially gorgeous 
in the morning!

 And here's a sunset shot too,
because I love a good sunset!

Bye for now!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

What I Wore

 What I wore on a fallish day:
dress and tights: Target
sweater, boots and handbag: thrift
vintage pin: Mom

Bye for now!

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Thrift Store Find

 I found this recording of 
the Charlie Brown Halloween special
at the thrift, I was so thrilled.
It has a booklet inside the tells the story too!

 It was apparently used at a daycare,
and was played a lot.
But it still sounds great, 
no skips or anything!
 Love that Snoopy!
 It's pretty fun to listen too,
but I especially love the illustrations.
Bye for now!

Friday, September 21, 2012

Found at Target

 The dollar section at Target
is full of some great little finds.
Like these sweet stamps as $1 each!
 And this Halloween set
which is missing the skull,
I gave that to my daughter.
 And the new tissues are so adorable!
Bye for now!

Thursday, September 20, 2012


 This book from my childhood is 
with illustrations by Raymond Burns.
I loved any books about cats
when I was little,
so this was definitely a favorite!

 Bye for now!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Walk in the Woods

 The other day me and hubby 
went to one of my favorite parks 
to walk.
The trees were still mostly green
and it was in the 70s.

 The tree below was really huge around.

 This tree was damaged somehow,
it kind of looks like a heart shape 
in the middle don't you think?
Bye for now!

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

What I Wore

 What I wore, maybe my last summery outfit?
Skirt: sewn by me
Top: Old Navy
Purse: vintage
Shoes: thrift
Necklace: Pretty Posh Posie made by me

Monday, September 17, 2012

Embroidered Pillow Kit Finished!

 A little while ago I found this vintage kit
at the thrift store.
I didn't get to it right away,
and in the mean time I found this pillow.
After seeing the colors in it I decided to use 
different colors for my kit pillow.
 Now the colors coordinate with the vintage 
mushroom pillow!
I also made it round,
though I'll admit it's not a perfect circle
Oh, well.
I still love how it turned out!

Bye for now!

Friday, September 14, 2012

Muggins Becomes a Hero

 This book from my childhood is called "Muggins Becomes a Hero"
and was illustrated by Anne Sellers Leaf.
 Muggins is such a cutie don't you think?
 Check out those polka dots!

 Too cute!
Bye for now!

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