Friday, July 31, 2009

Are we there yet?

Well we will be out of here tomorrow, Saturday the 1st. We are taking the kids to Gatlinburg Tennessee for a week and will be back next week.

It is a much needed trip that we have all been looking forward too. When we get back it will be the mad rush to get ready for school and some other changes we will have going on, that I will talk more about when we get back home.

I hope you all have a great week, I will be taking lots of photos and I may get a chance to do a blog or two update... Be safe, and Have a great week with your families.


Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Decorating Help

I need some HELP! We are just about to start a MAJOR re-do on our girls room. We have two girls who share a room, we have a layout done, and have decided what they need in the room. .but I need to find some site that show some good girl room photos.
It seems my girls and I can not come to any agreement on colors.. and I need to find a happy medium. So if any of you have any ideas or know of some sites, I would SOOOOOOO appreciate it, as would my girls.
Just post them to me. I will be doing before, during and after photos too.. the work is set to start August 8th!
Thanks so much!!!!!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Summer Fun

My Honey, Paul and me

Remember this ride?

I took some of these shots to turn them into black and white with a touch of color.. hope they turn out..

Gotta love the "silly" mirrors

Bumper Boats.. FUN

We want these in our back yard!

Waiting her turn for the boats.. This one I made into black and white and WOW it is beatufiul

Trying some new angles with my camera.

Cool Vintage Ride Sign

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Words to Live by

Just wanted to share what I got in an email today.. I thought these were really good.

Here are some great ways of dealing with the burdens of life:
Accept that some days you're the pigeon, And some days you're the statue.*
Always keep your words soft and sweet, Just in case you have to eat them.
* Always wear stuff that will make you look good If you die in the middle of it.
* Drive carefully. It's not only cars that can be"Recalled" by their maker.
* If you can't be kind, at least have the decency to be vague.
* If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, It was probably worth it.
* It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to be kind to others.
* Never put both feet in your mouth at the same time,Because then you won't have a leg to stand on.
* Nobody cares if you can't dance well.Just get up and dance.
* Since it's the early worm that gets eaten by the bird, sleep late.
* The second mouse gets the cheese.
* When everything's coming your way, You're in the wrong lane.
* Birthdays are good for you.The more you have, the longer you live.
* You may be only one person in the world, But you may also be the world to one person.
* Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once.
*A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Fun Summer Days

Well I got this book in the mail today.. and if you have not purchased this, I suggest you run and grab one. WOW it is great. Tons of great tips and how to's.. A must for anyone who is blogging!

I am trying out my new camera. I broke my camera yesterday. I am always telling to kids to be careful of my camera, and I knocked it off the table and it dropped face down on the lens, while on. Since I can not live without a camera, I did replace it today and dropped the other one off to see if it can be fixed.

I found this old Ohio Art Sand Pails at Burlington Flea Market on Sunday! I just loved them. The colors are great and I think I may of found a new thing to collect.. like I need one more thing.. but they are fun!

This is my fourth vintage lady pin cushion I have.. I just love them. They are just so pretty. If you are looking for a quick good dip for your next gathering, or just to snack on.. I have a great one below, very simple too!

Start with one package of cream cheese, softened. Add some salsa, cut up green olives, shredded mild cheddar chese and a chopped onion. There are no measurements.. Just add to you get a flavor you like.

Mix it all well, and it will look like this.. Serve it with some Fritos and you will have a new fav!

Enjoy! I like it fresh and even after it has been in the frig for a while.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

I've been.......

I have been missing in action the past few days or so... lots to do and lots going on. I did manage to grab this One of a Kind find twin size bed, all hand painted, french, cameo.. it is BEAUTIFUL! I just listed it on ebay and I know one day I will regret letting it go, but I do not have room.

I have been getting ready for my son's 12th birthday party which is tomorrow.. We are starting at the pool and then finishing up at Coney Island, it should be fun!

I have been working on custom orders and trying to get them done with the kids home, that is not easy.

I have been working on painting things to get listed and finishing up a lot of projects.

I have been enjoying summer and my kids. I have decided that we dont' have much summer left so I am going to work in the morning till 11:00 am and then get ready to go the pool and have fun with the kids..

What all have you been up too?

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Old Windows

I keep coming across old windows and I have a hard time passing them up.. I have a stack of them behind my shed and in my shed.. Here are some great ideas of ways to re-use them. Love this simple table idea. They just added some legs and you have an instant side table.

Here they just added the old windows to a cupboard and made the windows the doors.. Very clever and I love the look.

I love the windows with window boxes on this wall.. I have this on my shed. And oh, yea the pool looks sooooo inviting too.

This is my FAV! I even printed this off for my husband to see. How neat and beautiful is this greenhouse all out of old windows? Beautiful in your garden.

Just some ideas for those windows we all see.. sometimes we pass them up or we drag them home and then we say.. "Now what do I do with it?"

Enjoy your Tuesday!


Saturday, July 4, 2009

On Line Garage Sale

I am having an online garage sale on ebay... I just listed some pretty cool vintage, cottage things... My ebay user id is: pink*daisys

Have A great weekend!


Thursday, July 2, 2009

Happy 4th!

Some pics from our 4th of July parade in Madeira.. two days early.. Love this clowns friends in tow...

Beautiful horse! My daughter head right in front.. she was lovin this!

My gang plus our neighbor, James.. Our normal gang at the parade.. We had fun!

Painted faces compliments of aunt Pippy (my husbands sister Kathy)

Waiting to run the "Fun Run" a small run for the kids.

We are off on Friday to Greenfiled Indiana for a baseball tournament for our son.. We will be back on Monday night. I hope you all have a great fourth of July and have wonderful times with your families!