Thursday, October 18, 2012
I made a promise to myself
that the first order of business
today would be blogging.
I am keeping that
We have been doing a lot of this
since arriving at our condo in
Can you blame us?
I do have some things to share,
so let's start today with the
Can you tell what this is?
Many of you will recognize that it is
Pattern Tissue Paper
from a vintage pattern.
This is what it has been turned into...
A delicious looking very large flower!
The center is made out of
shredded sheet music...
My brain will not bring up the
correct word for what the center part
of the flower is really called.
Guess I should have googled it.
Here it is on my wall
Of course, it doesn't
I almost wish
I played with my
IPhone Snapseed AP
Hope you have a very promising day!
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Well, what can I say?
No way can one do the antique show in TX in 2 days....
Ran my legs blue....
Maybe a good thing I only had 2 days
Cause I got lots of wonderful
SmAllS.....no trailer....had to contain myself...smile...
I am going to post a lot of pictures without much commentary..
Tomorrow we have a 12 hour drive, if we decide
to try to make it in one day....
I will post more on what I bought and learned and smiled about in another post. For now, I will show pictures of where we stayed and some of my favorite displays and things... Will elaborate more later...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
So hard to see the beauty of these Willow creations
holding flowers and pumpkins!
A closer up look of one of the Willow
containers that folds up and then spreads out to
hold a pumpkin or a flower pot..
And speaking of darling......
I bought a bunch of clothes...
This is the dressing room....
inside a traveling mobile....
should have taken more pictures,
Do you know how hard it is to try to merge
two days into a week of antiquing at
Roundtop , TX?
Monday, October 1, 2012
We are on our way to Destin, Fl. for our two month stay there....
Our First night on the road brought us to this wonderful restaurant
that our friends, Jim and Barbara recommended. It is in El Paso, TX , so
I highly recommend it too, if you are ever in El Paso.
I asked Randy to get off in Odessa, TX and drive by his home in which he grew up...
We were sad that it did not look like it was being well cared for....
Do you recognize the high school name?
The book and the show was
Friday Night Lights....
my husbands high school...
Me with Barbara, in front of my
in the whole wide world.
It is in Midland, TX and they
have the best Chicken Fried Steak
I have ever eaten!
Randy loves the Grilled Quail and Etufe'.
Barbara's Fall Table
Love the light streaming inside.
Drove through Fredricksburg, TX to eat at
the best barbecue joint we have ever been to...
Do You SEE the sign...closed on Mondays...
This is Monday... :(
But consequently, it led us here....
in Fayetteville, TX where we found
Now we are in New Ulm and tomorrow
I will antique in Roundtop, TX
( another favorite )
Ain't Life Grand
Spoken like a true Texan....
Which I am not but would be happy to be!