I thought I would show you all the aprons I have made up so far. This one is made from an old pillowcase.
The rest of these are just from material I had on hand.
I’ve been working on making some waist aprons.
I think I like making them. Something different for me anyway.
This is next to the last one. It has a little girl apron that matches it.
Ain’t it cute? I think I would like to make more of the matching mother/daughter aprons. It was fun. Well, that’s all for now. Hubby is painting the first chair as I am typing this, so hopefully, I’ll be posting a picture of it tomorrow. I hope you all have a great evening and God bless.
My Christmas cactus is blooming. I don’t think it has ever bloomed at Christmas but it’s very pretty no matter when it blooms. I love the bright pink color. It always makes me feel happy when I look at it.
Temperatures here this morning were mid 20’s with a heavy frost. It has warmed up already to low 30’s and the sun is shining. I think it will be a nice day. We will be doing school as usual, then we have some wood to unload. We also need to go into town to get some chicken feed. Thank the Lord, we have once again sold enough eggs to pay for the feed.
Jess and Katie are doing well and big brothers are adjusting nicely to having a little one in the house. Katie seems to be (as of right now) a very content little girl. She sleeps very well at night, 3-4 hrs between bottles. Amazing! David will be going back to work on Thursday. He took a week vacation during Katie’s birth.
Well, it is almost time for school and I have clothes to hang out. Enjoy your day and God bless.
Hello everyone. May I introduce Miss Katie Lee! Isn’t she beautiful? She was born Wednesday evening at about 6:30 and weighed 7 lb. 7 oz. No complications-THANK YOU, LORD!
We got the first call about 2:30 A.M. Wednesday morning. Things progressed steadily. The girls and I watched the boys Wednesday and David stayed with Jess. God always works out the best timing. After Katie was born, we took the boys to the hospital to see Jess and Katie. Daniel is so excited to have a sister. He loves babies. Then David brought everyone home and stayed with them overnight while I stayed with Jess and Katie. The next morning we traded out again. Then David brought his girls home last night.
She seems to be a very content little girl. I want to thank all you ladies for your prayers. God is so good! Enjoy your day and God bless.
Yesterday, we went down to watch the boys while Jess went for her ultrasound. This time the baby was not shy. Jess will be having a little girl in November. All seems healthy which of course is the most important thing. About 2 months ago, while in Goodwill, I found this darling little dress. I thought it was so cute I just had to buy it. You know, just in case it was a girl. I figured I could always give it as a gift to someone.
We had quite a lot of rain last night and today has been alternately overcast and then sun. I have clothes on the line hoping to get them dry. It is very humid here with a temperature of 90 but we do still have a slight breeze.
Remember a similar picture from last year. Same little girl perched on the drainpipe. Obviously she really likes the spot.
Now its brothers turn to sit for a while. We really had a nice day with about 90 people showing up all total. After we came home from the fishing we worked in the upper garden. Hubby tilled, and the girls and I set out the plants. They looked great. But then they wilted badly. We watered them when we planted them, again the next morning and again yesterday evening before we went to church. Last night the Lord watered them for us so we are hoping they look better now. I haven’t went up to the garden yet to check on them. If they do not perk up, I am afraid they will not survive. We’ll just have to wait and see.
We plan on going over to the Horns today for lunch and some play time then on to piano practice. I don’t think I told you all but we have ducklings now-12 of them. They are very shy and it is hard to get a picture of them. Mama duck keeps them hid most of the time. I’ll keep trying though.
Time for us to get busy. I have a load of clothes to hang out on the line and several more to get done. Enjoy your day and God bless.
We have kitties! The girls are so happy. These four belong to Stripes. Babies are always so exciting. Temperature this morning was pretty chilly, mid 30’s. Hopefully it will warm up and we will have some sunshine. We worked outside yesterday afternoon on the chicken run. It is almost finished. Then it started to rain so we had to hurry and put everything away. Oh well, every little bit helps get us closer to being finished with it.
David’s sister had her baby yesterday. I will post a picture as soon as I figure out how to get it off my email. She had a little girl, Emily, and she weighed 7 lb. 9 oz. They both seem to be doing well. As I said earlier, babies are so exciting.
We are finished with health! Isn’t that great? The girls decided yesterday that since we were so close to being finished, they would just work on through to the end. (This decision was made all on their own, I didn’t even suggest it) I think that is amazing in itself but so typical of homeschool kids.
Today is a very nice day. Lots of sunshine. Temperatures are in the low 40’s. Amazing! I have clothes on the line, I love it. The girls and I have been walking down to the barn to get milk this week. Today’s walking should be fairly nice except for the mud. I know, complain, complain. But I really do not like walking in mud. Good exercise though.
Tonights menu will be kielbasa with sauteed mushrooms, onion, garlic and green peppers served over brown rice. I haven’t decided what to have for dessert yet , maybe a peach cobbler. I have made little progress on the matching aprons. I am very frustrated with myself. I made an unfixabe error on the little girl apron. I will have to transform it into a doll apron. At least, it will be usable for something. Well, that’s how you learn, I reckon.
I hope you all have lots of sunshine today and warm temperatures and that you are able to go outside and enjoy the beauty of the day. God bless.
I thought we might all enjoy looking at some summer pictures. I think I like summer better than winter but thats just my personal opinion.
Yesterday was kinda exciting for me. I sold 6 dishcloths and a little girl apron! YEAH! Makes me want to get busy making more. I think the next two I make will be waist aprons instead of full aprons. I want to see how they sell. They seem to be pretty popular.
School today as usual. Tomorrow is Ladies bible study. This week we are studying Mary, the mother of Jesus and Mary of Bethany. This has been a really good study guide so far. I would definitely recommend it. Tonights menu is London Broil, homefries, green beans, homemade rolls and banana pudding for dessert.
Well, I finally finished this one. I’m not sure I like the contrasting material with it. What do you all think? I have a little girl pattern already cut out to match this one and a doll pattern. So like it or not, this set will have to be this way. Thanks again to Grace for being my model.
So now I want everyone’s opinion. Which apron pattern do you all like the best? Which one do you think most likely to sell?
Temperatures have warmed up quite a lot here. Low 40’s today. I think there is a chance for snow tomorrow and Tuesday. Church was very good today. I had the Jr. Worship class. My lesson was about fear and how to deal with it. It was a pretty good lesson. They are a good group of kids, very attentive and well behaved.
Today we are getting back into the swing of school. We had too many errands yesterday to start. We also visited some with the Horn’s yesterday. For Christmas, the Horn girls had received a kit from Wal-Mart to make a little girl apron and a little doll apron. I took some interfacing over and Vicki and I traced out the pattern. So I now have a little doll apron pattern to make. I want to make a mother, daughter, and doll apron to match.
Temperatures here are much nicer than they have been however yesterday morning was pretty cold. Temperature yesterday was 14 when we got up but it did warm up nicely with lots of sunshine. Cloudy today though, of course, because I am home and could hang our clothes on the line today. Oh well, thats how it goes. Hubby worked on getting some more wood yesterday while the girls and I ran errands.
Tonights menu is something I really don’t have a name for. I brown hamburger meat, add onions, cabbage, and potatoes. The options are limitless as to what you can add. I sometimes add fresh peppers, zucchini, squash, mushrooms. I like fresh baked cornbread with it. I got some cushaw from the freezer this morning. I think I will make a pie for dessert.