Army wife quilter

May 25, 2015

The reason for Memorial Day

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My family is part of the less then 1% that defends this country.
I pray every day for my soldier.
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May 18, 2015

Spring Brings Beautiful Flowers

I am not sure what happen or What kind of tree this is but all the flowers are white, accept for this little bunch that chose to be different. This is the tree. 

In the picture you can tell all white. This tree makes little berries.  The kind birds eat not people.  I am not sure what it is it has thorns big ones.

Of course this is a fruitless Crab Apple tree.

And this is one of my Hydrangea's.  The other one has not bloomed yet.

I am just so enjoying this spring.  I love love flowers.
I am so blessed to look out my door and see all these and more. 
All the plant that I have in my front yard are flowering perinials.  
Summer can not come fast enough for the flowers only not the Heat.

May 17, 2015

Bowling Pin awards

For our Army unit Family Day we went bowling.  I got these bowling pins and some stickers and made awards for high score or King Pin and low score or Sad Sak.
Yes I don't have all the letters on because I had to go back to the store and get some more stickers.  Then I forgot to take pictures when they were complete.  You get the idea.  It is easy and looks great. Family day was a success.  The silent auction was a success. We are not starting to plan the holiday party.
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May 13, 2015

Patriotic Candy Bouquet

My husbands unit is having a silent auction to raise money for the holiday party.
I made this bouquet.

I had already made these two quilts

Hopefully they will do well.
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Grace and Good Eats

May 6, 2015

What to do with the shoes that end up in a pile at the front door


Every day when my children come home the shoes come off and get piled up at the door.  I really hate this but the couch is on one side of the door and this wall is behind the door.  The closet is on the opposite side of the room.
So I looked on Pinterest and found this example of a shoe rack.


She uses pegs and I used hooks.  I liked the idea so I had to make my own.  Thanks Sawdustgirl.com 

April 23, 2015

Canvas Pop Giveaway winner

The Give away CanvasPop winner is :


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I would love to win this! I have the perfect picture of my son I would love to be able to get on a canvas for our living room! Thanks for the chance to win! 

Congrats to you.


And thanks to all who entered the giveaway.


Happy Spring

April 16, 2015

Cool Blue Bottle

Last weekend we went to Sarasota Springs NY.  They have natural springs, The oldest horse race track in the country and many other cool things to see.  The water in this bottle is from one of the natural springs from the area.  I picked up the sparkling water bottle before we left.

I especially liked this bottle because of the "S" on the bottle.  
I don't know if I will ever open the bottle.  I just like it.