Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Crocheted Gifts Of Love

Have you ever heard of a Cuddle Cocoon?
Well I hadn't until I went to my crochet class
and saw a lady crocheting one.

I immediatley knew that I wanted to make one for my daughter.
So I started one and got it all done and realized I had made it too small.
I took it to Polly (my crochet teacher) and she showed me exactly what I had done wrong.
So I made this one and gave it to "May May" at the shower.

That was not the one I wanted to make for her
so I had her one more gift!!!

This is the one I intended to make first so after
that last one I got busy on this one!

I think she loves it!!

This truly is a gift of love from me to May May!

So she now has two!
One can be used for a boy or girl
but my favorite is the one for a girl!!!
See the picture frame?
That is her ultrasound pictures of the baby!

The first one I made was really pretty but you could not get a baby in it.
So I had this yarn with me and started this one and it turned out pretty.

But this one is the one I love!
If the baby is not a girl this will be passed on to "Big Sis"
in hopes of a little girl in the future.
She is still in college right now so maybe one day!!!
I am so proud of learning to crochet
but I am even prouder that I am learning to read the patterns!

This is the book that the lady at my crochet class was using.
As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to have it!
So off to Hobby Lobby I went.
I already have another one started for a baby boy!
It is called a snuggle sack!

TODAY I AM THANKFUL FOR......anticipation!

Saturday, August 27, 2011


Our Daughter & Grandson

We are very proud parents & grandparents.

Mother & Baby Boy

Isn't she beautiful?
We gave "May May" a baby shower today!
It was so nice to see many friends & family!

We had so much fun getting ready for this shower.
"Big Sis" & Lane and "Trouble" & the Grands met over at my house
Friday night and we got everything set up and ready!

Blue & Pink was our theme since we
 don't know what the baby is going to be yet.
The invitation requested that everyone wear
the color pink or blue according to what you think
the baby will be.

We had a brunch and it was a drop in shower.

We served Breakfast casserole, Hashbrown casserole,
sausage balls, cheese grits,
Fruit and dip,  pound cake, & doughnuts.
Our oldest granddaughter,"Sweet Teen" loves me!!!

Our oldest grandson, "Brother" loves doughnuts!!!!

Our granddaughter & grandson.
You can always find "Angel" wherever "Little D" is!
She loves him so much!
Cousins playing together.

The shower was wonderful and I loved
the "drop in" part. It made it easy for
everyone to drop by whenever it was good for them.
By the way, we had more people wearing pink!!!
And you can't really tell in these pictures but
"May May's" dress is pink & brown!!!
Girl or Boy?

So beautiful.

TODAY I AM THANKFUL FOR ........our family.

We are Blessed.
Please continue praying for "Sweet Hunter".

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

I Miss My Crocheting Class

As most of you know "Sweet Hunter" is not feeling well
so I missed my crocheting class today but here are last week's pictures!

Thank you for all your prayers.
The doctor says he has 2 stones and they are passable
so lets hope it happens soon for his sake!

And for my sake!!!! lol
I have saw way too many hunting shows & sports!!!
Bless his heart.
I LOVE this man!

I think this is going to be a scarf!

This is going to be a sweater vest.

And this is absolutely beautiful and it is going to be........

Isn't it gorgeous!

I believe this is an afghan!
I love the colors!

And this is going to be.......

Her yarn looks just like the colors of this yarn in the picture!

And we celebrated August's Birthday last week
with lots of yummy goodies!
I worked so hard on mine!
See those brownies from Kroger's???
That is mine.

The lady that made those crackers made more but this time she used those
Escort Crackers! 
They were yummy!

But this was the hit of all of those goodies!
Texas Caviar
Polly, our crochet teacher brought it
and is going to share the recipe with me
so when I get it, I will share it with you!
She served it with those Tostito Scoop Chips!
Oh my goodness!

And look at these gorgeous necklaces that Polly made!
I just fell in love with them and she gave them to
me for my 2 granddaughters!
I haven't got to give them to the girls yet but they are going to love them!
Enlarge the picture to see them better.
When I find some fancy yarn I am going to try to make one for me!
Thank you Polly!


"Sweet Hunter" said, "it is true, if you don't have your health, you don't have anything.
He said, "everyday that we wake up feeling well we ought to thank the Lord."
He said, "we never need to take it for granted."
So true.
Thank you for your prayers.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Would You Pray?

Would you pray for "sweet hunter"?
About 3 weeks ago he had kidney stones and we were in the ER.
He passed several but has not felt good since then.
This past Saturday was his birthday and we spent it back in the emergency room again.
Needless to say...not a good birthday!
He is having more tests this week. 
I always know I can depend on my blogger friends!!
Thank you!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Friday Night Sew In

I just realized that the FNSI was tonight !!
Thank you Bobbi and Heidi!!
I have been busy crocheting for my daughter's baby shower
and I knew that I could not show you that yet so
 I went and found some fabric and got busy!

And I made these pajama pants just for me
 or they might possibly be for a Christmas gift!!
I am also linking up with Peg & Kris with OPAM
and Allie for Christmas through the year!

These pictures are not good because of the blinds
but I wanted to show you what was on our bird feeder yesterday!
Enlarge picture to see better.

Look really close!

It is a raccoon!
We could not believe that it was out in broad daylight!

I tried to snap a picture of it going down the pole
but all I could capture is it's hind legs and tail as it went down.

And then I wanted to show you this!

Aren't they darling?

I LOVE watching my hummingbirds!

TODAY I AM THANKFUL FOR.........time spent with a friend.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

My Trail Camera At Our Little Hilton

that I have my very own trail camera!!!!