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Friday, July 8, 2011

RanDoM PhOtoS, GoOdiEs ReCeiVed..;>)

TGIF everyone!!! hope your friday is off to a great start..any great plans for the weekend? I haven't decided if I am going to work in the yard today or tomorrow..would like to finish up some of my crafts as I doing that new website and our opening is on gotta finish up some things and get started on some other projects..haven't had a new penny project in a while..and need to get one cut out..but have to many other things to get are some random photos of the yard..the flowers on the back deck are doing nicely..hubby took good care of them while I was away.(I had a list of things that needed to be done..and he followed that list)..
the hops in the back yard are doing well..hubby needs to take care of the "trailers" that are spreading everywhere...I pulled the foxglove on wednesday..I love them..but don't want them to go to I pulled them..remember I am going for that "simplified" look..getting rid of anything that spreads quickly..although I love these and they are easy to pull up....
not much of a garden this year..but everything is trying..had to pull out some flower type plants that don't belong here either..mostly forget me nots..I love those..and they too are easy to yank out..
our babies are back..don't know how many..but they come back every year, we had to put chicken coop wire on the vents as they were making their home when we first moved here..the house roof comes off for easy cleaning..;) and as you can tell this side of the house (the shady side) needs a paint gotta have hubby bring home the power washer so I can get this siding clean along with the deck..

Lucy likes to sleep on my threads..(so does Millie)..and all my papers have little baby teeth marks..
she found this basket of fabric to lay down in..I tell you there is nothing she hasn't touched..she is our most active baby to date..she is into everything ..and she loves to help clean up the dinner plates..(all of her siblings that is)..she eats everything..she is a little eating machine..wish I had her is sitting at my craft table asleep as we speak..on top of some patterns..wish I could sleep anywhere and be comfortable..:>)
My good pal Sarah from church brought me a little gift when she heard my mom had passed away..a little thing of rose soaps..and a pen and journal so I can jot down my memories of my mom....I need to sit down and do this while its still fresh in my mind..
she also gave me a little photo album so I can put pics of my mom or anything and have them on a key chain..:)
This sweet package came on tuesday from Margaret of Maggies lil Fixins..I tell you this gal spoils me rotten..she is always thinking of me..she sent me this cute little kitty that currently resides on my bed..and this cute little crow is in my craft room..I hung this cute little kitty hanger in the bedroom too..
she also sent me 3 post cards and stuff from where she lives..I would love!!! to see that salem witch museum..and all the other places there too..
she sent this really cool bottle that hubby thought was really neat..its on my hutch..;)
she also sent me this container of low fat kitty cookies that she got at trader joes..They just opened a new one here about 30 minutes away..I will have to go and check it out..needless to say they are addicting..opened them right away..they have alot of flavor..
and one can never have too many you again Sarah and Maggie for the wonderful goodies..I also got some more cards in the mail from you sweet gals in blog are all the best and I love you for it.;) wish I could win the lottery and travel to see you all..I feel like I am becoming very experienced in traveling lately..but I do so hate being away from home very long..but I would love to see and meet you all.;)
last but not least..this was my lap yesterday..someone just conked out on me..and I loved the way she was sleeping..she loves being cuddled by both of us..her sisters are still not sure..but Tucker just loves to play with her..they are so cute together..need to get it on video....well that is it for me today.. oh I am down another 2 pounds for a total of 36 so far...yippee!!! I feel so much better mentally and physically..working out in the yard doesn't hurt too much anymore..which means I can be out in it longer..and that is a plus..;)
I hope you all have a wonderful weekend..thanks for stopping by and saying hi and for cheering me on..:)


  1. Hi,Gina
    Kitty so cute!!! so many wonderful goodies~ enjoy!

  2. Your yard is pretty! Love the kitty photos, they are so cute! You got a lot of neat goodies! Thanks for stopping by today with birthday wishes!

  3. Gina,
    Your yard looks great! Love the patio, great place to sit for a spell!!! OLM

  4. AWESOME on the wt. loss!!! I am hoping to get me a treadmill before winter for in the garage! Love those goodies you got and your yard looks wonderful, I get so mad here as everything I plant is fair game for all the deer, they ate almost all the little pears off my pear tree 2 nights ago, I just about cried I was so mad! your Lucy looks to be VERY entertaining, LOL!!! I hear ya on the traveling thing, I'm already a bundle of nerves for my long flight (10 hrs.!) hoping my back will be ok with it, but GOT to get to that grandbaby;)

  5. Your yard is looking good and I know all that yard work is helping with the weight loss, congrats! Little Lucy is just adorable! I had a kitty that looked a lot like her, I named him "Widget"...Don't know what happened to him. You have a great weekend!

    Bear Hugs & Blessings~Karen

  6. Gina,
    Your garden is coming along nicely.
    Love your kittys, so cute. Love the goodies you got too.
    Happy crafting
    Country at heart

  7. Gina,
    Your little Lucy is so stinkin' cute!! Love the picture of her sleeping on your lap.
    Your yard is so pretty...and I love how you have your deck all decorated!!
    Great goodies that you got. And congrats on the weight're doing an awesome job!!
    Have a great weekend.

  8. Hi Gina. I'm so sorry that I haven't had a chance to stop by for a while. I was just catching up on what's been going on since I last stopped by and wanted to tell you how very sorry I am about your mom. She was such a pretty lady. I hope you and your family are doing well during this difficult time. I'm glad you have your new furry baby to keep you busy. She looks like a real spitfire!! She also looks very much like my Rosie that just passed away a couple of weeks ago. Take care of yourself and God bless. XOXOXOXOXO

    ~ Wendy

  9. Hi Gina,

    Your chairs in the first photo remind me of my grandmother's porch as I was growing up! Her porch was my "pretend house"! I have lots of fond memories of it and your first pic took me back there!

    Lucy is a cutie! She looks like alot of entertainment!

    Congrats on all your goodies! You have lots of wonderful friends!

    Glad you made it safely back and I wanted you to know that I prayed for you!

    Hope you have a wonderful day! :)

  10. Hi Gina, been keeping up with you on Facebook! As always you're busy busy busy! Enjoyed your photos! Your yard is looking fantastically beautiful! Love the birdhouse on the side of house...cute! ((((hugs)))) Theanne