Sunday, December 23, 2007

I've become Martha Stewart!

Yep, last night I made marshmallows.....do normal people make marshmallows? They actually turned out great only problem is that down here in Florida it doesn't get cold enough to make hot cocoa w/ marshmallows. Guess I will just have to eat them plain...yummooooo!
I will post the recipe on my recipe blog later today if you want to give them a try. Jonni, I highly suggest making these for the cold winter nights up there...it's easy, Sofia will love them!

Friday, December 14, 2007

Had to have them BOTH



My 2nd quilt



My partner at work, Kerri....she talked me into taking this class on "strip quilting" Here is my finished quilt from that class. I call it the crazy ugly star quilt, anyway I even did the quilt work on short arm quilt machine and Kerri had her hand in quilting it also. The 2nd day when I was scheduled to finish quilting I was home sick and since my quilt was still on the quilt frame I asked Kerri to finish it for me. She was a good sport and did the job...it looks great for the 2 of us doing this project don't cha think? Click the pictures for a close up. This is freehand quilting.

Mia's quilt progress





It's back!!!! I just picked up Mia's quilt from Cindy, the gal that did the quilt work. WOW! Here is a sneak peak as I still have to finish the binding this week. It came out amazing! Click the pictures for a close up.

Will post more pictures when it is totally complete.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Dolls have arrived!


Ming Long& Mei Lingare twin brother & sister
Mia's 2 newest dolls just arrived today ...............aren't they cute?
Visit Magnolia and Friends to get one for yourself before they are gone.



Saturday, December 08, 2007

Great Danes in need of help!

As you might recall I am on the board for our local Great Dane Rescue and we are looking for foster homes ASAP!

Due to an unfortunate event our rescue will be receiving as many as 20 Great Danes ranging in ages from puppies to adults.
If you live in Florida and are interested plese visit out site and fill out an application.
Our rescue is located in Sarasota County

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Babies!

The following blogs have pictures!:

No Matter What

Nance Family

Waiting for Emma Lin

Digging To China

Michelle Ming

maneatreasures

malingerkam

Our journey to Kaylee Louann

Ridley Lin SiXi

The Nelson Family

rosalynnjewell

Marta Referral

ChinaGrits


The following blogs have a referral, no pictures yet:

ISO(In)Sanity

Journey to Bethany Grace


The following blogs are expecting their referral in this batch:

China Hope

Journey to Leah

Journey to Grace

A home for zoey

Little Miss Ladybird


**Will update as they come in

The above information is from Rumor Queen.

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Monday, December 03, 2007

18 months

Can you believe it................we reached 18 months YESTERDAY. With all of the holiday decorating I totally forgot to post our LID.

SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Happy 18th month to us!

House again


Here is our house....the one below is way too dark, but you got the idea what the lights do.

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Our house at Christmas

I am posting this picture for Joy, she is away at college and just can't believe we actually put up Christmas lights. We have been in our house for 12 years and this is the first year for lights. I will take another video at dusk, I think this is too dark. Oh and we bought that thingy thing (whatever it's called) that puts your lights in sync with the music, if you listen you can hear it.

Jasmin and her first Christmas Moose



She couldn't figure out why this thing was in her front yard.....and it was the same size as her.

Saturday, December 01, 2007