The subject of this week's photo challenge....CREATE! The photo can be a picture of you or someone else....creating something....or something that you or they have created. So...how about something that I created...creating? I am a person that always has many irons in the fire. So many ideas, so many things I want to make...and, sorry… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge…Be a Doll and get this project finished, will ya?
From Mom 'N Poppy's Log.... Over the past month the Parker family, with the help of a wonderful Community of friends, has held two fundraising events. I sent these two gals along for the ride...to help all that they could! They are my handmade....Honky Tonk Gals! Allow me to introduce.... Miss Ruby and Miss Polly… Continue reading Two Tiny Illinois Communities….raise the money to help a family in need!
Summer is officially here! Today is the first day of Summer 2012! As we say farewell to another Spring...it is time to plan our Summer activities. To usher in the new season... I pay tribute to my Dad. Summer reminds me of my childhood days...spent with my parents, enjoying trips to the Utah Mountains, cool… Continue reading The First Day of Summer….and a Reel Love!
To finish up the 'Oats and Crafts' for the week.... Crochet Projects I love making crochet afghans and baby blankets. There is great reward in looking at your final work...especially when it is made as a gift. I look forward to the 'giving' and I'm always hopeful that the receiver will enjoy having the blankie or afghan… Continue reading More from the ‘Oats and Crafts’ Week….some quick crochet projects!
So...I'm feelin' my oats (as they say)...or...eating my oats! I made some granola for Poppy to eat while I was on my trip to Utah. I think that is all he ate...and time to make some more. There are a lot of great recipes for Granola on the web...but I have always used this simple… Continue reading Mom’s Homemade Granola Recipe!
This week I'm 'sewing' some wild oats...well...you'll see! Take a look in at... Home... some sew/crochet projects that I've been working on, and from The Range... some homemade goodies made with oats! Today.... I want to start the week with another post about the crochet squares that are needed for Tornado victims. Being near some of the… Continue reading ‘Oats and Crafts’ week! Sewing…some Oats!
I've been away for a couple of weeks....and I'm back to my Kentucky home. This post is a snapshot of my trip back to my 'Utah Home' (I also have an 'Arizona Home') and some notes about family...and blessings. My Brothers, Sister and Brother-In-Law, some of their family and my Parents live at my old stomping… Continue reading A Home and The Range Update….Mom ‘N Poppy’s Log, Silver Wings!