Monday, August 25, 2008

August 25, 2008 (Monday) 11:22 pm

Thanks to a fellow Bella Sistah Jacquie for the Blog Award!!!!

So here are the rules...I have to pick 7 of my favourite blogs and...

1. The winner can put the logo on their blog
2. Link the person you received your award from
3. Nominate at least 7 other blogs
4. Put links of those blogs on yours.
5. Leave a message on the blogs of the girls or boys you’ve nominated.Ok, so 7 people, well that's so darn hard, I like so many, but here they are!

Angie at Chic n Scratch
Connie at Stampin Up
Dannie's at Dannie's Designs
Dawn's Stamping Thoughts
Stamping Bella Blog
Alyssa's World (anime)
Sarah's Blog (anime)

We have had a busy week so far!!!! My DH's sister is visiting us from southern Texas, and my daughter and her hubby are here on vacation from South Korea!!! My youngest is back down at OU. He's a Residence Assistant, so he had to go down early for training! Here's a pic!

Here's a pic of part of my family!
Darling Daughter & Sweet Hubby!
My DH, DS, and Sis-In-Law
My DS outside his dorm room
That's it for now! Have a great day!!!!

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

August 19, 2008 (Tuesday) 12:18 am

I've got the Best BELLA SISTAH ever!!!! Look at all the great GOODIES she sent me!!!! Isin't she just the BEST!!!! It takes 3 pics to get it all!

Here are my Goodies!!!! Today's Date Stamp set and Winter Classic Sassy Strands from Close To My Heart, Barefoot Beauty Rub-Ons from My Minds Eye, Pastel Brads and Watercolor Bright Variety Pack Eyelets from Making Memories, Flower Eyelets from Accent Scrapbooking, Floral Embellishments Flowers from Prima Marketing, Inc., A Sponge, A package of Buttons, Forever In Time Embellishment Flower Brads, 3 spools of beautiful Ribbon, and Glass Beads from Bead Treasure!
And then she made me a "My Inspiration" book, and sent a Surfafella Bella stamp, a package of more Beautiful flowers, Studio G Clear Stamp set, and 4 Outstanding cards. The cards are just Awesome!!!
Here is the card she made me....Isin't this Riley just the cutest!!!!
Other than that, not a lot is happening. My DH & I have been getting ready for company this next week by doing some MAJOR Spring Cleaning!!! We have torn down wallpaper in our Diningroom, (by the way, it is not fun!!!), and then we painted. He also cleaned & shampooed all the carpets, and I cleaned 2 bathrooms top to bottom, and then tackled my Stove/Oven, inside & out and under the burners!!!

My youngest DS is back at college again! He'll probably come home once or twice a month to do laundry. (Typical kid!!!) My eldest DS has been visiting us for his Army Reserves duty. He'll head home later today! And me, I have been watching Musicals. I watched High School Musical 2 and Hairspray tonight! I know, they're goofy, but I love watching the dance scenes! Well, that's it for now! Have a Great Day!!!!

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

August 5, 2008 (Tuesday) 4:26 am


Today is my Sister-In-Laws Birthday!!! She lives in Florida, so we don't get to see her, but we get to talk to her thanks to "Ma Bell". Anyway, this is the card that my DH gave her. I made it, he signs it... (LOL). It features Bettina Buttercream from Bella Stamps. And can you believe that the card I made for her, I forgot to take a picture of it.... Typical sign of getting old!!!
Here is a beaded purse that I made my Bella Sistah Jenn. She's terrific and way Talented! Anyway, I purchased the pattern from Amy Loh-Kupser last November at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX. I have bought a pattern/kit from her each time I've attended (which is twice -- he he). And I've also purchased her bead patterns/books from the internet and from my local Bead Store. My Bella Sistah lives by the Gulf Of Mexico, so I felt that this purse was fitting. Though I'm not sure if they have a lot of light houses where she's from.
Here's a close up of the front.
Here's the back of the bead purse.
Other than that, not much else is happening. I've been working on another bead purse by Amy. It is called Lone Wolf. It will be for my Sister-In-Law Bonnie. I've promised this to her for quite a while now & she's been really patient with me. Well, have a great day!!!!