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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!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Featured Twice.... So Honored!

I am part of a Flickr Group that is participating in a 52 week photography challenge.
I have thoroughly enjoyed this challenge, I feel like my skills as a photographer have definitely grown.  I love to ponder the weekly theme, then visualize the shot, then make it happen.
I really like when it all turns out. Makes me feel kinda grown up, lol.
Anyway... I have been featured as Eye Candy 2 of the last 3 weeks, WOOHOO!
Check it out!
ID is Mom212345
You can also check out my Flickr Page for this group...
All photos are copywrited by Desertbloom Photography

Saturday, November 10, 2012

A week in the life...

What a week it's been!
First, the election.
I know God's in control and this is all part of His great plan.
It still saddens me to see our country in such a moral decline.
Then... the car caught on fire while McGyver was out of town.
It was an electrical issue and fortunately I was able to keep calm and take care of most of the problem, still called 911 though.
Made pumpkin muffins to thank the firemen/women.
McGyver came home immediately after hearing about the car. He was in Colorado working on the Little Blue House. He got home Thursday morning, around 3am.
Friday morning, we woke up and he offered to go get coffee.
He came running back upstairs and said
"we've got a puppy!"
So I threw on my bathrobe & came down to find Miss Ruby giving birth to #2. Then #3. Then #4. Poor little doggie! Then #5!
3 boys and 2 girls.
So sweet!

Friday, our Ely friends came to visit and spend the night.
The 2 older girls were fighting for the State Championship (soccer) here in the desert.
It was our first cold night of the season, and it wasn't only cold, but windy too.


Friday, November 2, 2012

The Middle Child...

This is my middle child.
He is such a treat!
He plays guitar - classical, electric, and acoustic. He plays clarinet. He writes very tiny and with very little pressure on the pencil. His artwork is very detailed. His room is a mess. He likes coffee. He is going to be an engineer. He was a preemie. He is going to be very tall. He is getting very handsome. Very, very handsome.
And he is a Momma's boy!