Wednesday, August 26, 2009

I'm back....again

Hello Dear Friends,



Well, I'm back, after several months of health issues and whatever, but we won't go into all that. But after having surgery, I must say I am doing better.



The weather here has turned Fall like, cooler evernings and early mornings, with the temps rising greatly in the afternoons. I love Fall with all its many colors, sunflowers, pumpkins, and black cats! We have the windows open with the cool breezes blowing through. The mornings are wonderful, as I can sit on my pation with my morning coffee, listen to the birds sing and watch our two dogs play in the yard.



I've been stitching Fall/Halloween designs from LHN, The Samper Girl, primitivebettys, Stacy Nash, Brittercup Designs, and Jenny Hoffman. Stacy Nash has a new Halloween booklet out full of Halloween pinkeeps, which I will be ordering today. I love the primitive look, they are fun, easy designs to stitch. I don't have any photo's to show today, but will have in a day or so, as I need to take the time to put finishes on what I have stitched.



Yesterday, I purchased the new Debbie Macomber Cedar Cove book #9, 92 Pacific Boulevard. I've read this entire series and have really enjoyed it. I also purchased her new Cedar Cove Cookbook. I do read cookbooks from cover to cover. I don't always make many dishes in them, but they make great reading for me.



Wayne and our are planning a few days trips for this Fall. One is to the Wilder Festival at Mansfield, MO. This is where Laura Ingalls Wilder lived and penned her Little House books. I loved those books and still read them from time to time. Of course, we will also venture down to Branson and Silver Dollar City a few times this Fall.



Until next time, Blessings to All,

Barbara

















7 comments:

Nancy said...

I love your sunflower header and boy am I ever glad to see you blogging again. As you already know, Heidi and I were missing you very much while you were ill. I am happy to hear you are going to get away for a few days, and can't wait to see your pictures of your stitched items.
Nancy

Fran├žoise said...

Very happy to hear from you my friend
Hugs
fran├žoise

angelasweby said...

Barbara, hi there,
it's so good seeing an update on your blog. I love reading your news and seeing what plans you have for future stitching. You always manage to accomplish so much.
I love the blog layout too,it's so welcoming.
Warm hugs Angela

Julie said...

Hi Barbara! Its great to see a blog post from you! I hope many more are in your future.
Yes, isn't this weather WONDERFUL! I love it! Sunday morning it may dip down into the upper 40s here and the high for the day is only 71. I hope that doesn't change. I love that type of weather.
We need pictures please! Pictures of your stitching!
Is your trip to Branson a day trip? I haven't been in years and would love to go in November, before the insane Christmas rush, but after they've put up their holiday decorations.
I know this doesn't count as an email and that I owe you one. I'll do so soon! Glad you're feeling better and have recovered well.

Nancy said...

Hi Barbara! It's so nice to read your blog again. I love the sunflower - is it from your garden? Glad to hear you are doing better, and it sounds like you have really been enjoying your stitching and reading. You and Wayne have a nice Autumn planned! Take care, and enjoy those cool mornings and evenings.

gaohui said...

As soon as the chilly winds Abercrombie Polos initially start to blow every year as autumn sets in; people go to their closets Abercrombie Polos and pull out their sweaters dog coats and ed hardy Hats jackets to ensure that they are comfortable as the temperature drops. Your Ed Hardy Sale dog deserves this equal treatment so when you pull out yours, do Ed Hardy Sale remember to pull out your dog's warm dog clothes as well.If the night is chilly, but Ed Hardy Swimwear not quite freezing, even something as Ed Hardy Swimwear simple as a warm dog sweater will help you to keep your dog warm.

chunxue said...

During the pandora sets sale World War II, Art Deco jewellery was
pandora earrings sale a very popular style among women. The females started pandora earrings silver wearing short dresses and cut their hair short. And buy pandora earrings such boyish style was accessorized with Art Deco jewellery. They used discount pandora earrings long dangling earrings and necklaces, multiple bracelets and bold pandora charms and beads rings.Art Deco jewellery has harshly geometric and symmetrical theme instead pandora style beads of free flowing curves and naturalistic motifs. Art Deco Jewelry pandora glass beads today displays designs that consist of arcs, circles, rectangles, squares, and pandora beads sale triangles. Bracelets, earrings, necklaces and rings are added with long lines and curves.One pandora earrings example of Art Deco jewelry is the Art Deco ring.Art Deco rings have sophisticated sparkle and bold styles. These rings are not intended for a subtle look, they are meant to be noticed. Hence, these are perfect for people with bold styles.