Monday, May 21, 2012

Bits and Pieces

Hi! What's new? Well, I'm popping in to share a little bit ~
 We had our 36th Anniversary this week! On to 37...
 this  Moda "turnover" was gifted from Cindi, I'm doing some creating with it...
 ...just a few more tiny (3 1/2") houses...

and the 2 - 12 inch ones for May, in blue. Go see Terry's finished top, it's pretty cute!

 Two of these little chicks were made, this one is for my bff Beth, and the other one was given away tonight without a photo!!

 We have been enjoying a little popcorn... okay, we're stuck on it! I opened bag 3 of the old fashioned, pop on the stove kind... y.u.m.
 Some Lemon Squares and chocolate oatmeal cookies...something new once a week...
 ...look at these blooms! I never had an orchid before but a student last year gave me this one on Mother's Day. This year, it gave us one more stem/shoot, and about 20+ blooms...amazing. I was told it likes my kitchen window...
 ...not to be outdone, ONE bloom on the Christmas Cactus, it made me smile...
School: 16 more days, deadlines, hugs, close up class, running towards June 13~

"For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, ...saith the LORD..." Isaiah 54:10

34 comments:

  1. Parabéns ao casal.Que Deus continue abençoando.Este que você chama de cacto,é chamado aqui no Brasil de flor-de maio.Um abraço.

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  2. Congratulations on your anniversary. Well done!

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  3. Happy anniversary! Your little houses look great, and your little chick is too cute! :0)

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  4. Happy anniversary to you both with many good wishes for many, many more!

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  5. Wow! Happy Anniversary and what a great post. Lots of delightful makings. Love the houses and the little chicken, too. That's one of my fav pincushions but since I don't do auxiliary sewing I treasure the one that was given to me as opposed to making more for myself. The Orchid is incredible! That's just amazing along with the lovely Christmas Cactus. I tell ya, this is really a lovely post. Glad I stopped in while I'm on break. :) Again, super Happy Anniversary. *karendianne.

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  6. Happy anniversary! Those little houses are adorable. I can't believe there is so much detail in such a small square. Love the orchid. Norm is always drawn to them when we see them in a shop, but as cold as he likes to run the A/C, I don't think it'd stand a chance here. Glad to see yours is thriving.

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  7. Happy Anniversary! What a gorgeous orchid, and your cactus getting into the action -- how fun!

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  8. Wonderful post, Pokey! Talk of popcorn, lemon squares, chocolate oatmeal cookes - making me hungry. And happy anniversary! And happy end of school! And happy orchids - (My mom's favorite)
    You're still moving along on your houses, I see. I've slowed down - tired of the mess of fabric being out. xo

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  9. Happy Anniversary and many many more!

    Hugs

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  10. Happy Anniverary! I love those little house blocks. I just found your blog today.

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  11. Happy Anniversary. That's an achievement to be proud of!

    I bet you're looking forward to June. I'd be counting down too!

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  12. Happy, happy anniversary to you two very nice people and how nice that your orchid decided to bloom so profusely for the special occasion. I wish you many more anniversaries. My daughter is counting down the weeks until school is out, also. It won't be long now!! Carol

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  13. Happy Anniversary! The flowers are beautiful. Enjoy your last days of school and I'm sure you are looking forward to the summer break also. My summers just get super busy at work so I am often at work at 7 am and not home until 6:30 or 7 p.m. Oh well, keeps me out of trouble and pays the bills.

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  14. Congrats on your anniversary. The orchids are beautiful. A sweet gift. So glad it is thriving in your window. I know the next 16 days will be busy for you.

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  15. Happy belated Anniversary.
    Love your post, so many interesting things to read and look at.

    Patricia

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  16. Happy Anniversary. Your blocks are all great. Yes, there is only one bloom on your cactus, but I see lots of little buds just waiting to happen.

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  17. Happy Anniversary, Larry and Pokey! I have not been doing much sewing lately either...lots of gardening to do! Your Orchid is very pretty...I love that the flowers stay in bloom for so long! June 13th will soon be here!

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  18. Such a very cute couple.
    Happy anniversary!

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  19. Hi Pokey, Yippee I found your blog! Your houses are sooo cute....Your whole blog is wonderful!

    Just Bev, from Monday nite quilting in SD.

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  20. Congratulations on your anniversary...and getting out of school soon. You'll have lots of sewing time.

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  21. Happy Anniversary to you and your hubby!

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  22. Happy Anniversary! We're working on our 28th year :)

    Your tiny little houses are piling up! Can't wait to see how you'll set them.

    Adorable chickie!

    Orchids are amazing plants--yours look wonderful. My mom does really well with hers but I've not has as much success.

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  23. Happy Anniversary!! I love your little houses and that chick is super cute! I am addicted to stove top pop corn. YUM!!!

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  24. Happy Anniversary! Hope you two did something special!

    Wow, that orchid must really be happy! I've heard they were difficult to grow, but you made it look easy.

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  25. Congratulations! You 2 are so blessed! I recognized some of the fabrics in your second pic...hmmmm! :)

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  26. Just popped in to see what you've been up to - happy anniversary to you too!!! Just a few behind us :). You look like you've been staying busy.

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  27. A belated happy anniversary to you. I'm very behind in blog reading. :-)
    We also pop our popcorn on the stove, and we add lots of butter too.

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  28. I have to congratulate you on your anniversary even though I'm late. I love your chicken pincushion and the blocks look great. I'm so jealous of your orchid.

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  29. Happy (belated) Anniversary! Not much longer until your summer break. If you are/were like me (our schools let out 2 weeks ago), I am sure you are counting the days AND thinking about next school year. I love summer, as it is the only time I can keep up with blogland ;-) I LOVE your houses...cannot believe they are only 3 1/2"!!!

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  31. I'm a little late to wish you a happy anniversary, but you'll have your 36th all year, so have a happy one!

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Hello! Thank you for taking time to peek in! If you say hi, I do my best to send back the love :-}pokey