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I love.... God, hubby, my posse of kids, wool, jelly beans, quilting, my Canon 50d, watermelon, fabric, Philadelphia Soft Pretzels, TastyCakes, my Bunco girls, laughing, my chickens, antique quilts, buttons, sewing, photography, freshly bathed babies, camping, the sound of snow falling at night, Fiestaware, Elm Creek Quilt books, and a whole lot more! I am a Pastor's wife,a homeschooling mom, a proud Navy mom, and am just downright busy!

Sunday, February 27, 2011

More fun with flowers




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Chicklet is busy furthering her modeling career, lol.


The blue outfit is a dress she is in the process of making, a prairie dress!  Our dear friend, Mrs. B., is helping us. She is a treasure!

The other is one of our fabric flowers that I turned into a pony tail holder.




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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Fabulous Fabric Flowers!

2 of these are made from selvages! 
Lots of fun and very easy!

Sunday, February 13, 2011

too embarrassing for facebook

but I had a clue of how my day would go when I realized I sprayed my armpits w/ hairspray and not deodorant, lol!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Water Droplets

Mcp had a guest blogpost this morning and
she had posted these amazing pix of water droplets, as well as the how - to to get the shot.

I tried. Mine aren't nearly as sharp as hers, however, I did it! I set up my tripod and followed her steps and these are the better ones.
It was a lot of fun!

Weekend Getaway


Went to Orange County area last weekend with some friends who ran a half –marathon. (As the shirt says… I’m only half crazy).

We spent some time on the pier at Newport Beach and enjoyed taking about 2000 pix of the sunset. 

I am soooo proud of Becky & Leslie! They came in under 2 hrs 45min… I would have dropped in 2 min 45secs.  Okay… maybe 20 min 45 secs.


Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Another New Toy!!



Well, as much fun as the 10-24mm lens was, it wasn't a practical lens for me.  I am on a limited budget, and if I'm gonna spend a chunk of change, I need to spend it on something a little more versatile and practical.

I returned the 10-24mm earlier and got the 28-75mm 2.8, fixed aperture zoom.  If I want to go wider, which I sometimes like to do, I can just get an adaptor for it. Oops, gotta go on Ebay and get one quick!

Here's a few samples from this evening (using a homemade reflecting board).