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Another Sign of Spring

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Another indicator of spring.  This flower is one of the early ones.  I’m not sure what it is but it comes up early every year.  Does anyone know it’s name?  Anyway it is always such an uplifting sight to see it coming out of the ground.  Today has been a little cool here, overcast, kinda dreary.  Yesterday was georgeous.  Windy but lots of sunshine.  Today has been school as usual.  We are all looking forward to finishing the year (hopefully) a little early.  Our expectations are to be finished around the first of May.  I guess that is if we don’t miss too many days between now and then.  Spring is the hardest for us.  We want to take too many days off and enjoy the sun.  I’ve still been working on Grace’s quilt.  I’m about 2/3 of the way finished.  I really want to get it done soon so I can put the quilting frame away for summer.  It always seems to me, spring is the time for new projects and it is hard to get old ones finished when so many new ones are calling.  I MUST REMAIN FOCUSED!  Tonight’s menu for supper is venison strips, mashed potatoes, corn, gravy and homemade biscuits.  Dessert will probably be honey and butter swirled together and put on hot biscuits.  YUM!  Tomorrow is  Ladies Bible Study day.  It is going really well.  A very good study.  I highly recommend it.  Well it is time for us to get some house cleaning done and then start on supper.  Take care and God Bless.

Fun

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I thought some of you all might enjoy pictures of what pure fun looks like on a child’s face.  This has been one of the best sled riding snows we have ever had.  Of course, Dad being home has helped make it the best.  Nothing like a big Dad push to really get your sled going at top speed.  No school today.  We took a snow day.  I thought we better enjoy it while we can.  The girls, of course, did not mind at all.  Not much else happening here, just another one of those family days.  I kinda borrowed this from an old Kelloggs commercial and adapted it to fit my lifestyle-Life is Good and the God I serve is GREAT!  I truly enjoy this life the Lord has given me, my family, my home.  I can think of no greater calling than to be a wife and mother.  I pray my home and my words  reflect how I feel.   I will soon have a picture of Julie’s completed wall hanging.  I can’t wait for you all to see it.  Next is Grace’s.  I already have all the material needed to get it set up and ready to start working on.  I love new projects.  They are always so exciting.  Well, it is rest time for me.  God Bless.

Wall Hanging

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This is my latest project.  What do you’ll think?  I have never been very good at hand sewing, however I have decided to hand sew each of my girls a wall hanging.  Notice I did not say quilt(much too big a project).  I thought though that a wall hanging would be do-able for me.  I gave this one to Jess and plan to start one for Julie soon, then Grace.  It really was a lot of fun.  I guess because it was kinda different for me.  I always enjoy trying new projects.  Well the big news around here is the temperature.  COLD!!!  The actual temperature was around zero this morning with a wind chill of somewhere around 15 or 20 below.  VERY COLD!!!  Dave and Jess and Daniel came up this weekend.  Of course, they are now accustomed to more southernly temperatures so they were very cold.   But then we were very cold too.  I really pray it doesn’t stay this cold all winter but I do recall one January about 5 years ago,  the temperatures stayed like this for the entire month.  Have I mentioned I don’t really like cold.  Oh well, maybe this will kill out all the squash bugs that attacked our garden last year.  We will (hopefully)  find out Tuesday if Jess is having a boy or a girl.  Sometimes those babies are shy and don’t want to let anyone know.  Anyway she is starting to show her pregnancy and getting some flutterings which is very exciting.  It was very good to have them up this weekend, they had not been here since Halloween and thats way too long.  It’s almost time for our Sunday Night Study so I guess I better get busy.  I’m taking leftovers from yesterday’s feast.  God Bless.