Thursday, June 30, 2016

6-30-2016 Peacock Shawl MKAL

Just signed up for my next MKAL...
Silvia Harding's





Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Monday, June 27, 2016

6-27-2016 Budgies

Grandsons and I got to feed the Budgies
at the zoo.
Brought back memories of all the pet Budgies
I had while growing up.

6-27-2016 Budgies

Grandsons and I got to feed the Budgies
at the zoo.
Brought back memories of all the pet Budgies
I had while growing up.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

6-26-2016 Mini Golf

Glow in the dark
AND 
3D!
Somehow I got a hole-in-one on this second hole!




Saturday, June 25, 2016

6-25-2016 Lavender Mocha

These Lavender Mochas
are to die for!!!
Thank you, Bella Goose!

Friday, June 24, 2016

6-24-2016 Paul Bunyon

Best breakfast in the Wisconsin Dells
is at Paul Bunyon's place!
The line goes out the door
but moves quickly.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

6-23-2016 Circus World Museum


...saw a wonderful performance...
though it was stifling hot in the big top tent
and gave me a headache for the rest of the day.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

6-22-2016 My Shadow

My shadow is always at my feet...
just chillin'

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

6-21-2016 Misc.

Some much needed rain is heading this way again...

...finished this small (doll sized) 1898 hat...

...a rainbow lunch...

Monday, June 20, 2016

6-20-2016 FO Shetland Shores Shawl

Finished my Shetland Shores Cowl
yesterday and now it is blocking
and almost ready to seam!


Sunday, June 19, 2016

6-19-2016 Exploring

Happy Father's Day to my dear husband!
Explored a new (to us) lake
this morning
by kayak.






Saturday, June 18, 2016

6-18-2016 Happy Second Birthday!

Happy 2nd birthday
to my dear grandson!!!

Thursday, June 16, 2016

6-16-2016 Raw Buffalo

 Buffalo Steak Tartare

 BBQ Chicken on Cheddar grits

Honey Lavender cake with berries and chocolate sauce

DH & I went to this "Beer Pairing" dinner
hosted by our local HyVee grocery store chef
to celebrate my birthday and Father's Day.
I couldn't eat the raw buffalo
but the rest of the meal was yummy!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

6-15-2016 Happy Birthday

 GDs made me some
German Chocolate cupcakes
to celebrate my birthday today!

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

6-14-2016 Being Silly

Playing 'dress up' in her baby clothes...

Monday, June 13, 2016

6-13-2016 Always at my Feet

Kitty
enjoying some cool morning breezes

Sunday, June 12, 2016

6-12-2016 Farmers Market

 Ventured out in the heat 
to the Farmers' Market yesterday...
bought some micro greens and disappointing coffee.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

6-11-2016 Lavender

Apparently the lavender in my front yard
loves the heat (Quad Cities=99*F today!)...
(and the rain from 2 days ago)...
it's blooming up a storm!
Granddaughter J picked some lavender
and put it on the chicken in my crockpot
along with some basil and rosemary...
it was the best chicken I've ever had!!!


Friday, June 10, 2016

6-10-2016 Swinging

The GDs swinging together on their new swing!

Thursday, June 9, 2016

6-9-2016 Much Needed Rain

...is heading our way today!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

6-8-2016 Started My Day on the Water

Kayaking with DH

and the rest of the morning at the zoo 
with the GDs...





Tuesday, June 7, 2016

6-7-2016 198 Yards of Heaven

Starting another shawlette...
to use up leftover yarns from last year's "Sky Scarf".

Monday, June 6, 2016

6-6-2016 Charity Knitting

My LYS (Local Yarn Shop)
has become a drop-off site for
so thought I would make several to donate.


Sunday, June 5, 2016

6-5-2016 Baby Robin


Today, a baby robin decided to come check out
the flower pot on my front porch.
It blessed me all morning...
nature never disappoints!