Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Trick or Treat!!
Come on over, I have been making treats!
Tonight I am planning a school party for Halloween tomorrow
and thinking about years past with our girls.
When I remember the kids costumes this years was my favorite...
They were Rolie Polie Olie and Zowie. Lol, I can still sing the song for that cartoon.
This is one of my favorite pics of my dad. Can you tell how he loves his girls.
My mom showing off her pink hair.
My dad again with a rainbow froo.... Lol!
This was the year we built the house. They were 1st grade and preschool ages.
And if I remember right they fought all afternoon.
This was four years ago and they were scary witches.
Well maybe not that scary.
But this year they are 5th and 7th grade.... They love the candy, but its hard to get them to dress up anymore.
So they make crafts.... aka messes.
These were to decorate the golf cart for the parade at the campground.
Did it in colorful spiders this year.
I loved looking back on a few Halloween memories to share with you.
Have a safe and happy holiday!
Labels: Family Life
Monday, October 29, 2012
Good morning dear friends and new readers!
I am continuing my "Fall in my own Backyard" series with the butterfly hill today!
I shot these the middle of last week and it has turned very cold since then.
Our color is fading fast, so enjoy it while it lasts!
To enjoy this area in other seasons please visit the following posts...
Thanks so much for visiting and please consider becoming a follower!
Mosaic Monday @ Little Red House
Macro Mondays with Lisa's Chaos
Metamorphasis Monday at Between Naps On The Porch
Keeping it Simple's, Motivate Me Monday's
Boogie Board Cottage's, Masterpiece Monday's
Cowgirl Linkup Party @ The Farmhouse Porch
Show & Tell @ The Delectable Home
Cozy Home Party @ Your Cozy Home Scenes
The Country Garden Showcase @ White Wolf Summit Farmgirl
Amaze me Monday @ Dittle Dattle
Craftastic Monday @ Sew Can Do
Cowgirl Up @ Cedar Hill Ranch
Making the World Cuter Monday @ Making the World Cuter Monday
Make it Pretty Monday @ The Dedicated House
Masterpiece Monday at Boogieboard Cottage
Mod Mix Monday @ Mod Vintage Life
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Welcome dear friends and new readers!
Todays post is the front gardens in the early morning sun.
It is so pretty how the house glows when the sun comes over the trees.
And backlights the roses....
Its such a shame it is below freezing the rest of this week.
Because these roses are full of new buds and ready for more blooms.
Such is life in a garden I guess.
Thanks so much for stopping by!
Beverly's Pink Saturday at How Sweet The Sound
Show and Tell Saturday @ Be Different / Act Normal
Saturday Nite Special @ Funk Junk Interiors
Saturday Showoff @ Maleviks Rosentradgard
Homemaking Link-Up Weekend @ Hope in Every Season
Say G'Day Linky Party @ Natasha in Oz
Friday, October 26, 2012
Welcome dear friends and new readers!
Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Southern Indiana!
I took full advantage and spent the better part of the morning photographing the garden and property.
I ended up with so many images that I am now doing a new series.
I am calling it "Fall in my own Backyard".
So today I am sharing part of the images of our firepit and native rock garden.
I enjoy several evergreens, grasses and tough natives in this area.
As well as a few irises, daylilies and mums.
We enjoy using this for cookouts and evening fires. It is a very large circle, over 50 feet in depth.
It is four years old now and my trees are getting much larger.
Giving me winter interest and a nice view from the house towards the lake.
To see more pictures of this area in other seasons look at the following posts...
And here is a video of this area from last summer....
Thanks so much for visiting today!
Share Your Creations Party at Kristen's CreationsTootsie Time's Fertilizer FridayShow and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home Feathered Nest Friday at French Country CottageHome Sweet Home Party at The Charm of HomeVintage Inspiration Friday at Common Ground Sweet and Simple Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme Inspiration Friday @ The Picket FenceHome and Family Friday at Home Is Where My Story BeginsCountry Homemaker Hop at My Simple Country Living Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a ShoestringFarmgirl Friday @ Dandelion House Free Friday (free to post what you want) at A Very Blessed NestFrugal Friday at the Shabby NestFrugalicious Friday at Finding FabulousThe Gypsy MamaFollow Me Fridays @ The Trendy TreehouseHodge Podge Friday @ It's A Hodge Podge LifeFabulously Creative @ Jennifer RizzoFeathered Nest Friday @ French Country CottageFriday Redouxs @ RedouxFriday’s Unfolded @ Stuff & NonsenseFurniture Feature @ Miss. Mustard SeedOpen House @ Bernideens Tea Time BlogPotpourri Party @ 2805Shabbilicious Friday @ Shabby Art BoutiqueShow and Tell Friday @ My Romantic HomeSpring Craft @ Décor to AdoreWelcome Wagon Friday @ Cozy Little HouseAir Your Laundry Friday @ Freckled LaundryFridays Unfolded @ Stuff and NonsenseFlaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring DecoratingFriday Flair @ Whipper BerryFeature Yourself Friday@ Finger Prints on the FridgeFarmhouse Friday @ LaurieAnna's Vintage HomeThrifty Things Friday @ The Thrifty GrooveHappy Hour Friday @ Craft Berry Bush
Fun Link Parties I Join In Each Week... All Are Welcome To Participate!
Elizabeth and Co's Garden Party
Maple Hill Hop (gardening only)*