Monday, November 29, 2010

Oh Coffee Filter Christmas Tree

I saw on The Nester's blog where she made a coffee filter Christmas tree. I had to try it. After about 45 minutes and few hot glue gun burns I finally made one. I'm still not finished. I want to add a few more red balls to it. It looks a little more like a Christmas tree with the bulbs.

Does anyone know who is hosting the Holiday Home Tour this year?

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Little Wooden Pig

We have this cute little antique shop on the Mcdonough square called The Plumtree. I went over the weekend and and saw this cute little pig.

I may have to go back and get him. He would be perfect on my Thanksgiving table!

Speaking of Thanksgiving, I really need to plan my menu. I really wanted to change things up a bit this year. I get really tired of the same ole sides. I guess I better get on the ball, it will be here soon!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Holiday Open House Images

Can you believe Christmas is right around the corner? Our little town square had their Holiday open house this past weekend. It always makes me want to come home and put up the tree. I'm trying to hold out until Thanksgiving night though, we will see.....

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

My Creative Son

I snapped a photo of my youngest sons work station last night. He is such a vintage soul. I can hear him late into the night typing away on this old typewriter. It lulls me to sleep.

He is so creative. His room is full of drawings. He will read a passage in a book and stop to paint what he envisioned.

I happen to think he's pretty awesome.

And did I mention that he looks a lot like Seth Rogan?

Diggin some Mumford and Sons today. Kinda fits my mood.

The One

Once again I am up way too late. Sleep just doesn't come easy for me. I decided to look through some old documents and see what I could get rid of and I came across the poem I gave my daughter in law at her bridal shower. It makes me weepy every time I read it.


You came to me
not after nine months of waiting...
No, I had to wait years
before you came into my life.
And then, there you were...
fresh-faced, hair swinging,
that marvelous smile enhanced
by the altogether lovely spirit
shining in your sparkling eyes.
He proudly presented you to me
and I knew you were THE ONE.
I'd often wondered how I would feel
when the first of my sons "got serious"
about a girl.
It's not that I thought she wouldn't be
"worthy" --
I worried that she wouldn't
love him enough
or believe in his dreams
or laugh at his jokes.
Would she support his decisions
yet stand up for her own?
Would she be strong through the bad times
and cherish the good times?
Would she like me?
Would I like HER?
And then I met you, and I knew...
Here was not a person I could call
because that sounds like a contract
and doesn't begin to describe our relationship.
Law has nothing to do with it... but LOVE does.
And so you are my Daughter-in-Love,
who grew not under my heart,
but certainly in it.

-Poem by Roberta Anne Hahn

Monday, November 8, 2010

She seemed to move everywhere dancing & music followed her like leaves on the wind. ~StoryPeople

Thursday, November 4, 2010


Building a fire and watching The Big Lebowski tonight. I'm going to channel my inner hippie!
By the way, I saw this bus on the side of the road and had to get a picture. Too cool.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Sugar And Spice

"Little girls have a magic all their own."

Monday, November 1, 2010

Noahs Ark

Noah's Ark is a local animal rehabilitation center. They do wonderful things there and have expanded to include a childrens home. These are only a few of the animals that they house.

They also have monkeys, tigers, bears, cougars, just to name a few. Check them out if you're ever in Locust Grove.