Farm Chores

Farm Chores

I have recipes in these seven Gooseberry Patch cookbooks

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

My Hoosier Cabinet

My Hoosier Cabinet
I love decorating my hoosier for the different seasons.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Fun Day!!

Today my one sister Lina and I were fortunate to be able to attend the  "Gathering Of Friends", show
at Notforgotten Farm . 
Located in Amhurst, Va. It was beautiful at the farm, and there were many awesome crafters there.
We were also able to visit Lori's shop that has many of her creations on display.
 Afterwards we ate lunch at Cracker Barrel and we have no idea who it was, but someone paid for
our meal. Such a blessing! That really touched my heart! To think that a complete stranger would do that.  We bought coffee mugs there, since we are both Grandma's the coffee mugs were so appropriate. I will show a few photo's. Such a blessed day.

Entering the farm

Waiting in line for the show

Inside Lori's shop

Her shop is awesome

Love her farmhouse

people feeding the donkeys

Me and some of my goodies


My purchases

Just love this sampler

Love these cross stitch items
Don't you just love this mug

Lotion Lina bought me

Lina showing our mugs

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Some fall decorating

I love fall, the crisp cool nights, the beautiful colors, going to the apple orchards, mums, pumpkins, hayrides are just a few of the things that I love about fall.
I also enjoy decorating for the different seasons. I will show some of my fall decor. Warning, lots of photo's.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Fall is in the air

Days are getting shorter, the air is getting cooler. The orchards are now selling apples, Fall is in the air.  I wanted to share a fall cross stitch that I finished. Pattern by Joyce Reed.
My latest cross stitch project
Hand towels I made for my kitchen
Fresh apples from the orchard

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Jar with candle burning inside


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!!


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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About Me

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.