Your ~ Weekend ~ Chuckle πŸ˜Ί

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’•

I’m sitting here laughing myself silly over some of the things I’m seeing πŸ˜† and you might be in dire need of a good laugh, so….

Here we go…

Put it on your resume…you never know what they’re looking for 🀣

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Good to know πŸ˜‹

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Okay then…

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I think we’ve all been there 😝

πŸπŸŒ»πŸ‚πŸŒ»πŸπŸŒ»πŸ‚πŸŒ»πŸπŸŒ»πŸ‚πŸŒ»πŸπŸŒ»πŸ‚πŸŒ»πŸπŸŒ»πŸ‚πŸŒ»πŸπŸŒ»πŸ‚πŸŒ»πŸπŸŒ»πŸ‚πŸŒ»πŸπŸŒ»πŸ‚

So mote it be πŸ§™πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

While you catch your breath, I’ll say ‘Bye’ and wish you a wonderful, glorious, fabulous weekend full of sunshine 🌞 , good friends, and (more) laughter! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•πŸ’

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Like A Butterfly πŸ¦‹

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’•

You’re probably wondering about the title of this post πŸ€”

Let me explain…that’s how I feel these days – like a butterfly flitting from task to task. Somehow I can’t sit still for any length of time. I’m always thinking about things I wanna/gotta do. And it’s never the one thing I’m doing right then and there. πŸ™ƒ

Do you know what I mean? Do you have times like that?

Things that did get done

-I did clean up baskets in my ‘Yarn-Room’. But only because the new winder called me in there. 😁

-I did go on a few walks this week. My friend Carole and I are taking advantage of the glorious weather – morning temperatures in the 40s is quite a change from last week, but we’re enjoying the sunshine that comes with it, and the fact that we’re not damp after one mile 😝

-Some yard work – The ‘Rose of Sharon’ bush that was out of control is no more. Normally I don’t like cutting down Flora that’s healthy and growing. But this bush didn’t seem to be doing too well. It was still green and growing, but the leaves were very small, and the buds wouldn’t open to all their glory. So the clippers came out…this is what’s left

It’s hard to believe that, just a few years ago, this was a spindly, little twig with a few short roots.

The trim should give it new life…we’ll see next year. 😊

While I was outside with my camera I noticed the sun hitting this beauty just right

Doesn’t it look like it’s glowing? 😍

We have the first red leaves in the yard! The Maple ‘volunteer’ in the flower pot wants to be the first one to announce that ‘Fall is here’ 🍁

The dogs enjoyed the time we spent outside πŸ’•

-Carpet steps are (finally) clean πŸ˜ƒ

Ever since we moved in I’ve had this problem with dingy steps, well – just the edges. Because our Lorelai (the white one ⬆️) is very low to the ground, so her belly gets a bit dirty walking around outside. It doesn’t help that she loves to lay down in the grass, pull herself forward, all around the yard πŸ˜†

Then she comes in, cleaning her belly on the steps 😝

I’ve tried every commercial product under the sun…nothing would get these edges clean. But now – thank you, Pinterest! – they’re clean…and it’s not the different lighting πŸ˜†

before

It’s a miracle! I’ll tell you what did it…

3/4 cup Hydrogen Peroxide

2 teaspoons baking soda

1squirt of Dawn

Mix it well, dab, then scrub, onto the stain. Done!

Happy Tina here! πŸ˜ƒ

-Crocheting

By the end of every day I kick back in front of the TV and add rows to ‘Georgia Mae’s Flower Patch’ 😍 Yes, the plan to make it a Crochet-Along is still solid. I’m taking pattern-notes, and hope to have Part I up by this weekend!

-I guess now I can add this blog-post to my list of things done 😁

I hope you are enjoying a sunny, creative, and beautiful day! πŸ’•

WIP ~ Wednesday – A Flowery Blanket πŸŒΈ

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’•

Today I only have one WIP to write about…that doesn’t mean there’s only one floating around 😁 but this one is taking the #1 spot right now. It’s a blanket for our grandbaby, due in January 😍

The blanket is called ‘Georgia Mae’s Flower Patch’ πŸŒΈπŸ’•πŸŒΈ named after the wee one, and because flowers and an abundance of colors are the perfect way to say ‘ Welcome to the world, Baby Girl’ 😊

Here’s the beginning of the ‘Patch’…

As I was stitching I had an idea! I’m gonna make this a ‘Crochet Along’ πŸ˜ƒ

What do you think?

I’ve been taking notes, and Part I should be up and ready for you by the weekend.

I hope you all crochet along, and help me welcome Georgia Mae to this beautiful world!

I’ll be back soon…and looking for ya 😁

Until then πŸ’•

WIP ~ Wednesday πŸ™ˆ

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’•

It’s time for a WIP Wednesday. I really needed to get them organized and – finally- finished…and published, so they can taunt me until they’re done πŸ˜‰

Most of them are that…finished that is…they just need a little more attention, aka ends woven in, and then some more ends woven in 😬

Or, like in this case…

…braids secured, and joined to form an infinity scarf. Really not that much work! πŸ˜‹

Well, what have we here?

A cozy ‘Fairy Collar’, with the ends still dangling about πŸ€“

Or the Capelet 😍 Just needs to have – you guessed it – the ends woven in.

Gee, you’d think I don’t like that particular part of crocheting the pretty things πŸ€ͺ

But I did finish a few things lately.

The Boho-Sweater 😊

And because I like it so much, it is pretty easy to make, and I can never find sweaters I like in stores…I’m making another one…

It’s almost hat season – yay, yay, yay πŸ˜€

I love Cloche-Hats πŸ’– so I made a few

And last but not least…my Freeform project. I’m looking to fill a large frame with different Scrumbles…and maybe, while doing that, gain enough experience for a future workshop 😊

Wow…this is a lot more than I thought I’d have. πŸ™ˆ Thank you for reading/looking all the way to here! 😍

I have to know, do you have projects laying around that are aaalllmmost finished, that need just a little more of your time, but that task is not so appealing, so you rather start something new instead? 😁

Please say ‘Yes’, and let me know! πŸ’• I’m looking forward to your comments!

Summer And Fall ~ Nona Keen Duffy Said It Best πŸ’•

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’•

I just came across this lovely poem. It made me smile – so I want to share it with you!

I hope you love it too! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•

I’m always curious about artists that touch something in me…so I (tried to) find out more about Nona Keen Duffy.

Sadly I couldn’t find much πŸ˜•

This lovely lady was born on 11 February , 1893, and died on 23 September 1989 at the age of 96.

She is buried in Glendale, California.

 Nona K <I>Keen</I> Duffy

Nona was the 4th child of James and Victoria Keen, and had 4 sisters & 3 brothers.

I found this photo of the Keen family on Pinterest.

Nona is on the right, behind her baby sister Thelma.

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Do you enjoy the time of year described in the poem? I love it – the heat is over and done with, but it’s warm enough to enjoy some outdoor-time. And the promise of Fall in the air – there’s nothing better than that!

I’m looking forward to hearing from you! πŸ’•

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🌻Your ~ Weekend – Chuckle🌻

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’•

To make your (hopefully) long weekend even better…keep reading 😁

I really have to step up my game…but, then again, maybe not 😜

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Ain’t that the truth πŸ˜†

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Did ya? πŸ˜‰

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Ooops!

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I’m showing my age here 😎

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One facepalm moment…sorry about that 😜

I better stop now! I hope you enjoyed the little selection 😁

I wish you a fabulous weekend! Have fun! πŸ’•

Happy Birthday, September Babies πŸ’•πŸŽ‚πŸ₯‚πŸΎπŸ

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’•

Is this your month? 😍 Then I wanna be among the first to wish you a very awesome birthday, and many happy returns!

Besides being awesome, you are also very lucky! Your Birthstone is the Sapphire 😍 and your flower is the beautiful Morning Glory!

I found this beautiful sentiment about your special stone…

The Morning Glory 😍

(Amazing Art by Ernesto Arrisueno)

Did I mention that you’re awesome? 😁

Besides you, a few other wonderful people celebrate a birthday this month…

Amy Poehler,

BeyoncΓ©,

Lily Tomlin,

Michael Buble,

Bruce Springsteen

just to name a few 😊

Now go have fun! Tell everyone it’s your Birthday-Month…then let them celebrate the amazing, wonderful, fabulous YOU! πŸ’•πŸŽ‚πŸ₯‚πŸΎπŸŽπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸŽˆπŸŽˆ

I’m sending Smiles πŸ™‚ Love πŸ’• and Hugs πŸ€— your way!