We know when Christmas is just around the corner, whe we do our Christmas Cookie baking day
It's a full day at mum and dad's house, measuring, sifting, grinding, stiring, talking, laughing and the occaisional little argument, but hey! when there's four women, a 7 yo girl AND dad who has to put in his 5 cent worth, what do you expect in the the kitchen. But Oh the fun!! We wouldn't change it for the world.
Rose and Julia, the next generation has joined in
Here they are all baked and cooled
and will be put away till Christmas
Hermy, our 'adopted' sister at the end of the day!!
Last week was Justin's Graduation, and though I fought the tears with the fact that I no longer have children in school, that our lives will start to change over the next few years, I sat as an extremely proud mother of not one, but two children that have turned into wonderful, loving, caring, respectful young adults. Oh! they're not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but I could not have asked for more. So here we are, all scrubbed up, feeling extremely happy.
DD Laura and DS Justin having a dance, (not often you see bothers and sisters doing this sort of thing!!)
I'm going to be in so much trouble for putting this photo up!!
Sorry I've not posted lately, things have been busy with life, hopefully I'll get a little sewing done next week (that's the plan anyway). Off to work now and this evening I get to get dressed up, we have have Valedictory(Graduation) night tonight.
This my front fence. It needs a lick of paint, that should be happening soon.
I am soo addicted to this fence thing, everywhere I go I look at fences, think of the stories behind some of them, fences never looked so interesting!! Thanks Jan for the wonderful meme, and thanks everyone for dropping by.
This is such a cute fence. This fence was owned by my BIL and SIL. Paul made the cut outs of teddies becacuse Cass just loves Teddy Bears, it ran the whole length of the front of their property(which is on a main road, needless to say lots of photos have been taken by passers by)
I have finally finished my version of Gail's pattern Winter Blooms, though I've called it Spring Blooms. It is my first full project completed out of my new sewing room, cut, sewn and quilted.
I'm really pleased with it. The range of fabric was Whittier Crossing, plus a few bits that I added.
And I have to add, to Everyone who visits my blog Thanks for stopping by,
and those of you who leave a comment, Thank You so much, it makes it all the more worth while when you know people are enjoying something you've done, seen, made, accomplished.
Isn't this Mollis Azalea stunning. It's grown heaps this year thanks to all the rain we've had.
It glows in its little corner of the garden.
The amaryllis is amazing too this year
I've managed to do a little sewing, this disappearing 9 patch table topper, I went to a class at Foothills, more to just get something done and the great company you get when you go to a class.
Last Wednesday I had a visit from my friend Hermione, she happened to turn up just as I started cooking a huge pot of spaghetti sauce, so while we chatted, I chopped and she stirred. We had a lovely time