Saturday, August 11, 2012

This has been a great summer!!!  And we still have a few more weeks!!!!  We have spent several weeks at camp and had lots of company!!!  Started out with my friend Joyce staying with us for three days.  Sadly, we didn't take pictures!!  The weather was rainy, but we went to Rosemary's Yarn and craft shop, and knit, and talked and talked and talked!  When you've been friends for over 50 years you have a LOT to talk about!!

Of course my "sister's" came for a visit too!  Always fun!!  Chris and Tom couldn't make it, but Rochelle, Mark, Connie and Russ came!  Thank you Nancy Pickle!!!  When we get together talk always turns to DISNEY because we are all DISNEY nuts!!!!!  Still trying to plan a group vacation!

Dave's sons Matt and Ben, and grand-daughter Mabel spent some time with us, as did Shan and my Punky!!  Its really fun to see the kids, and grandkids interact!! 

For the1st of July we had several friends and little dogs join us!!  Shamus likes for his pals to come up too!!!  Since the 4th was in the middle of the week we dicided to have company on the 1st.  However, on the 4th OGM and two of her friends came, plus Maggie and Furball, (friends of Shamus!)  You have probably figured out that Shamus is pretty popular!!

It goes without saying that we have had a lot of fun with our neighbors, but I will say it anyway!!!

Shamus and I went kayaking a lot.  Aaron even went with me a couple of times!  He sat on the front of my kayak (don't worry, its and open one that you sit ON not IN).  We had a great time looking for the sea monster!!  (YES....we have one .....)

We had a wonderful visit from our old neighbors this summer too!!  Peggy and Marlana, Delaney, Jett and Martha!!!  So great to see an old friend after 25 years!!!!!

Now for the pictures.....enjoy, and thanks for visiting my Blog!!

 Some of the knitting I mentioned!!
Aaron and Shamus making friends with
our supper!!!

Shan, Marlana, the kids and
the pirate ship!!
Where's the treasure???

Intrelac.......aggravating to learn....
fun to knit once you do!!

So proud of myself!!  Cable, beads and my own design!!

Aaron decided this was his buddy and
wouldn't eat him!!!  No worries...
Shan and I didn't have a problem with it!!
Plus he did eat a different one!!

Shamus only got to meet the lobster...
no  "meet and eat" for him!!

My friend Peggy and our grandsons!!

Old friends reunited after
25 years!!

Aaron and Mabel!!

Aaron and Mabel....last year he said "I not like her haircut"
and didn't want to play with her!!  What a difference
a year makes!!

Little fish!!


Aaron and Little Neil!
Cousins that only get
to see each other once a year!!


Taming the gator!!!

Nine's fancy boat!!!

The "craft master" doing her thing!!  No one knows
how to entertain quite like her!!!

Finished product!!!  Very impressive!!

The end of another busy day
for Punky!!!

Monday, July 2, 2012

Just a few more bags!!

Fortunately I sew better than I blog!!  Would liked to have included these pictures with my last blog, but need a lesson I guess!!! are a few more bags!!!1

Novelty Bags

I am happy to say that my "Novelty Bags" are now in a shop in Cornish, HOMETOWN!!  Cornish is a quiant little town with lots of charm, many cute shops, and several excellent restaurants!!

Here are some for the bags I have made so far.  Some have found new homes, and some are waiting to be taken home!!

Please feel free to email me at with any questions or requests!!

Saturday, March 10, 2012


Donald Duck and I have been having a very long standing "relationship"!  We are just so in love with each other!!  So much so, that on my trip to Disney with Rochelle he saw me from inside a building and ran to the window to tell me to come in!!!  I have a small collection of Donald memorabilia, but with the help of my "sisters" it is growing!!!  My closet is full of Donald t-shirts too!!!  LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Fairy Garden

My friend/hairdresser, Jenn gave me this adorable Fairy Garden!!  She said, "I know you aren't good with plants, BUT this is easy to care for"!!  Tell that to the poor plants in there!!!  But its really cute, and I love it and will try really, really hard not to kill it!!  Isn't it just so cute!?!?

Another wonderful birthday week!!

Its been a while since I have blogged and I have so much to blog about!!!  Just turned 61, which was so much less tramatic than turning 60!!  I had an awesome week of lunches, activities and time with friends and family!!! It all started on Monday Feb. 20th.  Mary Kane from camp came down and took me out to lunch!  We had a great time as usual!! Tuesday Nina took me out for the day!!  First we went "tubing" in North Windham!!  OMG!!!  What a blast!!!  It was so much fun!!  I want to go again!!  Then we went to lunch, back to her house to change, and have a piece of cake, then off to Lucinda's for manicures, and back to her house for more cake!!  She gave me a beautiful dish for my diningroom and a really pretty rose ball.  I'll post the pics....if I can find them in the computer!!!

Wed. my friend Sheila, (Dub )....took me out to lunch at McDonalds!!!  It's become our tradition!!  After that I zipped to Biddeford to meet my friend Joyce!!!  She gave me two beautiful tablecloths that belonged to her grandmother!!!!  I love them!!!

Thursday was my actual birthday.  Both my kids and Punky joined us for dinner!!  Shan and Punky gave me a really cute "Yorkie" purse, and a Yorkie coin purse, key chain and a charm for my troll bracelet!!  LOVE LOVE LOVE!!  Dave gave me a gift certificate to Lucinda's and a cool fondue pot!
I keep saying how I loved the fondue restaurant that used to be in Portsmouth....and the listened!!
For lunch on my real day I went to the Olive Garden with my frined Cindy, whose birthday is also on the 23rd!  She turned 80!  But you would never know it!!

Saturday night my "adopted' sisters gave me a nice party at Rochelle's!!!  We had so much fun!!  Even Mom Cook was there.  Mark cooked a very yummy, delicious meal, Chris made a very impressive cake,and Chris, Connie and Rochelle all made awesome cards!!  My cake had a Mexican Donald on it and they also gave me a Donald piggy bank!!  I will be saving for my next trip to Disney!

I will now attempt to post as many pictures as I can find!!!  They like to hide in my computer!

                                                      Orm's sister gave me so bone china for
                                                                          my kitchen!

                                                                 So pretty!!!!!
                                                          Pink roses!!!
                                                                           My boyfrined!!
                                                                     Chef Mark  and Gretel
                                                                        Mom Cook
                                                                        Tom and Dave
                                                                  Russ, Connie and Chris
                                                                          The Bank!!
                                                                 Connie's card
                                                                Chris's card
                                                                   Rochelle's card
                                                                          Pink Bead
                                                        Coin purse
                                                                        Antique tablecloths

OK girls.....I need some help with my blog.  I dont' like how the pictures are in a line!!
Anyway.......thank you to everyone who made my birthday awesome.  All the cards and well wishes are greatly appreciated!!