Christmas gatherings

Christmas gatherings

I have recipes in these six Gooseberry Patch cookbooks

I have recipes in these six Gooseberry Patch cookbooks
I have recipes in these six "Gooseberry Patch" cookbooks

farmhouse Jan.

wrap around portch

Sunday, April 29, 2012

New Prims I have been working on!

Here is an update on my mom, we went to UVA this past tuesday and they are thrilled with how her

bone is aligning. It is still to early to tell if the bone will knit back together. We go back in three weeks

to see it the bone is knitting back together. I pray that after all of this it will heal and that she won't require

surgery.

 I haven't been blogging much but have been able to make a few prims.  If you are interested in prices

or measurements, please email me "Lecia" 





I decided to make my own bonnet, instead of the pattern one.

with prairie dolls.

there is also a little book in a pocket.
Inspired by "My Primitive Saltbox"

Monday, April 9, 2012

Amish trip!

My best friend Shelia and I made a quick trip to Lancaster, Pa. We had lots of fun as usual. We were unaware

that on Friday, because it was Good Friday that all Amish shops were closed. We didn't see them in the fields,

at school, in their buggies or anywhere on Friday. It was disappointing to us to not be able to go into their

shops, but I commend them for observing Good Friday as they do.


 I will show a few pictures of the Amish and some of my goodies that I bought.Also on friday I got a call

from my sister, I knew something must have happened. She said my mom had fell and broke her

arm in 5 places. I came home and went to the hospital, the Dr. had said he would do surgery on

Sat. but come Sat. morning it was cancelled. He wants her to get a second opinion. It scares me

having her wait so long, even some of the nurses were shaking their heads.

 Please pray that we are directed to the right Dr. and that my mom will get the correct surgeon

and have a full recovery with no complications. I probably won't be blogging much or doing

any crafting for awhile. I need to be helping my mom and dad through all of this.













Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Swap goodies!

Brandy "The Lil Prim Cabin"  and I did our own swap. She made me one of her awesome candles with

one of her antique labels. I chose "Blackberry Pie" and does it ever smell yummy. She also sent along

a beeswax ornie with bunnies on it, soooo adorable and some of her yummy tarts.

 Thank you Brandy for spoiling me, I recommend you check out Brandy's blog and etsy, you will be

be in for a treat!!!


 

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Goodies from an awesome friend!

My great friend Tammy "North Carolina Primitives From the Past"  and I   had our own private swap.

We actually met on facebook and she was my first swap partner ever. We have since become

very good friends. She is actually my inspiration for crafting. She encouraged me to make bonnets,

and guided me along the way.  She has given me many wonderful crafting tips and helpful information.

  Tammy spoiled me as she usually does. She made me the cutest bunny , that I love. Tammy also makes

wonderful stitcheries. I asked her to make me a sampler stitchery with a sheep on it and it is beautiful.

She also sent me a sheep, blocks and pillow that she made. I love everything and thank you so much

Tammy for spoiling me and for being such a wonderful prim friend.



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Some pictures taken on a week-end drive in the country in West Virginia

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Riley's Birthday Party

Riley's Birthday Party
Me, Ron, Riley and Cole

Me and baby Jake

Me and baby Jake
"Just what I ordered"! Rem. everytime a baby is born so is a Grandma!!

Family

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Mom, dad and my three beautiful sisters

Daughter Steph, Mat, Riley and Cole

Daughter Steph, Mat, Riley and Cole
What a beautiful family!

Celebrating parents 50th. Wedding anniversary

Celebrating parents 50th. Wedding anniversary
Me and my favorite granddaugher ( I only have one granddaughter!)]

Son with Applachian trail blanket

Son with Applachian trail blanket
Luke hiked the entire AT 2007, he's the man!

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I have been married to my sweetheart Ronnie for 30 years.We live in the beautiful shenandoah valley of Va. We have 2 beautiful children and 3 beautiful grandchildren. I am a christian, and am blessed with two wonderful jobs. I am a hairdresser and also a nurse, I am proud of my nursing degree which I got at age 47. I give the Lord much praise for this. I also enjoy primitive crafts, antiquing, cooking, reading and gardening. My husband and I bought an old farmhouse in WV five years ago and it was ancient, floor rotted out in the kitchen, no bathroom, bats flying around, mice. Scary, well now five years later we have most of it completed, working now on a roof for the wrap around porch.We sand blasted some of the walls so they would be original, we also took all the old weatherboarding off of the outside of the house, planed it and put it back on some of the inside walls. We also have added a wrap around porch. Since we have remodled the old farmhouse, that is how I came up with my blog name.