Friday, January 29, 2010

My Treasures~

Good Morning-
I don't have much time this morning so I will keep it short and sweet.  I went browsing yesterday to one of my favorite antique stores and could spend hours in there, and I do believe that I have...lol.  So I want to share with you some of the great "finds" that I got.  I love old sconces and the basket with the yarn balls was just calling out my name.  I am looking forward to major redoing my decorating and moving furniture around and such, so I sure that I will find a great place for these. 
We have a cattle business that keeps growing and growing and I am so proud of my husband and all his hard work that puts towards our business.  Tomorrow is our annual Bull Sale here at our farm and it is a huge day for us.  I am so thankful for the weather that we are having, even though it is going to be cold, there is no snow coming.  That makes it so much easier for all the cattlemen to get around.  I hope that you all have a wonderful weekend, and please say extra prayers for our BIG day tomorrow.
Blessings~

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Winter blaaahhhhhssss....

Hello Blogging friends~
Do you ever get in a rut?  Well that is where I am....I have so many snowmen and love them to death, but I need to get them put away and bring out something new....Yes Valentines, red is a HAPPY color and that maybe is what I need to freshen up our home.  So, as I sit here grumbling I think it it helping me to get that "push" that I need to get the job done!  I hope you are having a great day and until next time....
Blessings~

Saturday, January 23, 2010

A sweet Giveaway!

Just letting you know that Kitty at http://shabbykatprimitivessundriesnsuch.blogspot.com/2010/01/new-year-give-way.html is having a giveaway that ends February 6th.  She has lots of goodies for this fun event.  So head on over and get signed up.
Blessings~
Leslie

I HAVE A WINNER!

I was so excitied to wake up this morning...I asked my son, Tanner to pick a number between 1 and 36 and he picked 24, so the lucky person of my 1st giveaway is Angie Berry at Berry Homespun Primitives...I will be emailing you very soon!  I want to thank each of you for entering your name in my giveaway and your sweet comments were so nice to read.  I plan on doing another giveaway next month...esp. if i get to 100 followers, so please spread the word!  I hope that each of you have a wonderful weekend.
Blessings~

Friday, January 22, 2010

Last chance Ladies!

Good morning friends....Hope that this day finds you warm and lots of love inside!  And also TGIF!
I am going to draw for the Lucky Giveaway tomorrow morning...so far I have 29 of you gals signed up, it would be nice to get to atleast 30 or more :-) I am going to keep it simple...my 3 kids will pick a number between 1 and ? depending on how many entries received...and "Bam" that will be the LUCKY LADY!  I will mail it out on Monday to the WINNER!   Well I gotta run, have cinnamon rolls in the oven, my kid have no school today...mind winter break :-)
Have an AWESOME day....
Blessings~

Thursday, January 21, 2010

2 Days Left....


Hello Ladies, hope you are having a terrific day!  I know I am so ready for nicer weather, we have had fog, drizzle, damp and no sun for over a week now.  It does not help the moods around here either.  I am posting a reminder of my giveaway that is going to end in 2 days, this Saturday...so  good luck and please continue to mention this to any of your blogging friends...I also want to thank all of you that have become my friend over the past 3 months...it has been so fun reading your blogs and having such nice comments come back.   I hope that where ever you live that your day is SUNNY!
Blessings~

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

What a nice surprize in the mail!


Good morning ladies~
I was so happy to open this package that I got my from neice in Colorado today.
She makes some fun jewelry and I have several of these scrabble tile necklace
charms, so I asked her for some more and she sent these to me and I love each
one...trying to decide which one to wear when I go with a friend to lunch tomorrow.
Other than that, I recently had internet trouble and wow that is hard to not have that
when we depend on it so much, and yet it was nice to get away from the computer and
have to do other things that needed done, so I am back and am looking forward to
decorating my house for Valentine's Day.  Until next time.
Blessings~

Apron Giveaway!

I am spreading the word about Cathy's wonderful Aprons and more giveaways at http://fromcathywithlove.blogspot.com/
They end on Feburary 4th and the drawing will be February 5th...so hop on over and see sign up, she has lots to giveaway!

Monday, January 18, 2010

Challenge for you!

Good Morning!
I hope you all had a wonderful weekend...our family spent time at ball games and a baby shower for a neice.
Today my big project is too clean out my son, Tanner's bedroom and go through drawers of clothes.  I am having a challenge for you ladies to spread the word, if you have not already, to your other blogging friends to follow me and when and if I get to 100 followers I am having another giveaway...and not to forget that my 1st giveaway ends this Sat. the 23rd....with that I need to get on with my "jobs" for the day.
Stay warm and happy.
Blessings~

Friday, January 15, 2010

Happy Friday!

Hello friends~

Another week of January has almost gone by.  I am thrilled that most of our ice and snow has melted, it makes getting around so much easier!  I have been in my craft room most of today, organizing and putting things away I have gotten on some great sales to use in my future craft sales.  While I was in there I was looking at a saying that I have on one of my walls that says alot of how I feel....I hope you enjoy it too! Have a wonderful weekend.
Blessings~

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

A great Giveaway!

http://onesimplecountrygirl.blogspot.com
Donna..is giving away a heartful of goodies that you won't want to pass up!
So hop over and get you name in her drawing!
Blessings~

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Terrific Tuesday!

Well all I can say is it was another fun day at GW...sometimes do you ever think WOW this is my lucky day?  I believe that this happened to me today.  I found so many cool craft items that were calling out my name and I only spent $33.00 to get all of these.  The grapevine wreaths are in perfect condition, the floral stems are some of most unique ones I have seen and in such earthtone colors too, the old cheese grater was just sitting there looking alone and I can't wait to make it into some type of arrangement, and then there are the two grapevine baskets that are a set with berries strung throughout them....so prim!  I had to share these items with you and I plan on getting busy in my craft room to see what creation I come up with....Till next time....

Blessings~

Monday, January 11, 2010

A Bargain Monday!

I am so excited to share with you some of the bargains that I got today.  I went  to check out some of the after Christmas sales at one of my favorite gift shops "Sugar Shack" and look at what I got:
A beautiful wreath that is so full of red berries, evergreen, and red apples.....A prim green sled.....a huge amount of holiday florals that could work for anytime of the year...all of these items I got for 75% off and I tell you what I spent "very little"!  With my craft business I will be putting these items to work :-)  I hope that you are all having a Magical Monday and remember to sign up for my January Giveaway.....it will be here before you know it! 

Blessings~

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Wonderful Giveaway!

Willa at http://www.theoldcupboarddoorblog.com/2010/01/ginger-give-away.html.  is giving a away an adorable ginger lady...Stop by and sign up soon!http://www.theoldcupboarddoorblog.com/2010/01/ginger-give-away.html

Great Giveaway!

Hey Ladies....
Marilyn at Harvest Moon Primitives is giving away a great Valentine that I am sure any one of you would love to own.  So go and sign up now!
http://whimseythoughts.blogspot.com/

Saturday, January 9, 2010

~A GIFT FROM ME TO YOU~

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Here it is my 1st Giveaway that I am so excited for...All you have to do is leave a comment and also your email address.  The drawing will start today and end on Jan. 23rd.  The crafts are made from me...one is an old bottle that has the word "LOVE" on it with a sprig of evergreen and berries...the 2nd one is an old candlestick holder with a grungy candle along with evergreen, a rustic star and berries.  Good Luck and thank you for visiting my blog.
Blessings~

1st Giveaway!

Good Morning~
I am so excited to mention that I am going to be having my first giveaway this month...But I ask one thing of you, Please spread the word to your friends and other bloggers...I am wanting build up my friend list and it is growing daily, but I would like to give everyone a fair shot.  The other thing is that I am going to post pictures of it tomorrow, so this will entise you to mention it and to help me out.  I know you will love it and I am hoping to do this each month.
With that I better get going to finish the "surprise" up and post it tomorrow.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Blessings~

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Hello~I have been busy taking pictures of some of the crafts that I made throughout the season and have made a slideshow of them...I hope you will take a look. I have some new goals for 2010 and would like to share them with you
1. Appreciate each day for what our family has.
2. Organize my craft room and continue to make my craft business grow.
3. Spend as much time as I can with my family & friends.
4. Continue to post on my blog and stay in touch with my new blogging
buddies.
Well this is it for now, but will continue to make new goals and hopefully accomplish them.
Blessings~

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Good Afternoon~
I am looking outside my basement window and the wind is howling and the snow is blowing by. The kids were presently surprised to have a snow day today, after going back to school for 1 day. I have spent this past week organizing closets and cupboards, what a good feeling that is. Yesterday I ventured out to a couple of my favorite "woman" stores and got some awesome bargains. I will share with you some photos later. I best get back to my list of things to do today. Stay Warm!
Blessings~

Monday, January 4, 2010

Here I sit and am thinking of all the wonderful things my kids and I did over their Christmas break, and all I can say is that I will miss them terribly as they go back to school tomorrow. It has been an interesting holiday season....we have had snow and ice for some time now, and it made the traveling a little difficult, but through all of that we had lots of time together. Have a good night everyone.
Blessings~

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year~

Well its here another wonderful New Year...2010...I remember when it was going to be the millineum and we had all these thoughts of the 2000....and here we are 10 years later. All I can say is that I love my family and friends and hope that everyone has a wonderful New Year.
Blessings~

My craft room that is my world to "create"

Hobbies I have:

  • I Love to doing any thing related to crafts, garage saling, antique shopping, being with friends and family, decorating, going to school actitives with my kids, working cattle with my husband, going for walks, reading, and baking.

Randy & I on Christmas Eve

Randy & I on Christmas Eve

family picture 09

family picture 09
Randy, Leslie, Sammy, Taylor, and Tanner
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Below is a slideshow of some of the past crafts that I made, with my craft business I do make throughout the year, but these are some of the latest ones. Thank you for visiting.

a new prim friend

a new prim friend
Kindra and I..a new friendship