Sunday, April 18, 2021
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Yes, it's Spring time--The geese begin their migration from their warm winter settings back to their home land--The geese are flying! You can hear them as they 'honk' their way north--it's a marvelous sight and sound.
3. Fast and Furious: for quilters who like to finish fast—times four.
4. Paper-Pieced Geese: for quilters who wish to piece with the utmost precision.
Sunday, April 11, 2021
I love free stuff--don't you?!!
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
The other day as we were touring around our lovely Hill Country area, we spotted something that took us back to many memories--and of course, our first thought when we saw this vehicle was the song that went with it:
- There are six mobiles with two Hotdoggers that drive around the area
- Hotdoggers are usual college seniors who commit a year to be spokesperson
- Each year, out of the 7000 applicants only 12 are chosen
- The Mobile began in 1936 by George Molchan
- The vehicle is 27 feet in length and can go 110 mph
- you can spend the night in the mobile
Saturday, April 3, 2021
Since tomorrow is Christian holiday and religious celebration, why not talk about the meanings of rabbits, chicks, eggs, etc.
Did you know that a group of rabbits is called a Fluffle? I didn't know that term either--just thought it was a flock of rabbits or a herd? All I know about rabbits is they produce quite frequently--then you would have a Fluffle! and that's how they became associated with Easter--
I had Angora rabbits for years and never knew this fact--of course, I didn't have a huge amount of rabbits. Grandkids had their rabbits as pets. A spinner friend had several rabbits that habited her house--yes, you can teach rabbits to be potty trained.
You may ask—what’s the difference between a rabbit and a hare? That’s another story for another blog!
And why dye Easter eggs?
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
The other day I was in mood to bake--nothing fancy or elaborate; something simple and ready to eat within a few minutes--and let's make it chocolatey and chomped full of nuts! I found my favorite Keto recipe--all the ingredients on hand--just needed to find that one avocado. In order to find that necessary ingredient, I must clean out the freezer--
I freeze my avocadoes when they get ripe and there is no immediate use for them--freezing keeps them fresh, green and handy when you need to satisfy an urgent quest. One problem --the freezer is packed!! with all sorts of other sundry items.
|Chocolate Avocado Cookies|
Sunday, March 28, 2021
I'm thinking BABY! oh not me--but GREAT grandbaby! It feels like that should make me OLD! that we are having a great grandbaby in our family--our grandson and his wife are expecting--so every time we see each other there are photos of the 'baby to be'! They are so proud of their little 'bean' in the belly--but quite frankly, I need to stare a long time to make out anything--I'm sure over time as the little dude (and yes, it's a boy!) grows, the sonogram will appear to be more apparent to me!
So, I'm thinking baby things--I already have a quilt for the little tyke--his Name will be Waylon Michael--I hope he'll like being a cowboy--anyway. I made the quilt many moons ago and decided it would be for the first grand child--but I just couldn't let go of my precious work--now, it's time to let it gooooooooooooooo-oh so hard!!
The other day this sweet little grand-daughter asked me if I had ever heard of cloth diapers!! Oh, Lordy--that's all we ever used--those cloth diapers were so absorptive--you could use them for burp cloths, drying heads and tears, and of course, keeping those tiny hinny's dry and clean! She said she couldn't fathom cleaning poop from a cloth diaper--I didn't tell her--I didn't relish it either but it was what it was and you get used it. there will come a day when she'll be cleaning a lot more unsavory stuff from her young one! Stay tuned for that adventure!!
What else will a baby need that a Great grandmother could give--besides lots of love and kisses?