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Monday, January 9, 2012

Sun is shining....been very busy!

Good afternoon ladies - hope you are enjoying this Monday and had a great weekend.  Saturday was glorious here, with temps near 60.  We puttered around doing some things outside and taking down some outside decorations.  Mr. Whimzie and I were poking around in our barn...mostly because there are a couple of beds up in the loft, and Drew & Maria wanted one for their guest room....so after we gathered all the pieces to that, I explored a bit more.  The barn is full of old barn doors, barn wood and old windows, which we hope to make use of some day...but behind one of those old windows, against the side of the barn, I found this wonderful enamel pot - this is huge...big enough to have a large container of driveway sealer sitting in it.  I was tickled pink.....or should I say Blue!  I let out a whoop and I'm sure Mr. Whimzie thought I was nuts at first.


All weekend long I was sewing, stuffing and needle sculpting my latest projects...here's a peek at them....still have lots of finishing work to do, but I've been busy packing up some orders and putting Christmas decorations away today.  Hope to have them all finished and listed in my shop by the end of the week.

I've also started getting back into the habit of exercising, and I told Mr Whimzie we were going for a LONG walk yesterday afternoon.  So we bundled up, put Jack's doggie coat on him and headed out the door...for a stroll around the block.  Now, as many of you know, when you live in the country, a block isn't such a small thing...and when all was said and done, we had traversed 4.7 miles in a little over 1 1/2 hrs.  Luckily the wind wasn't too bad most of the way.  It felt good to get outside and a certain pooch was dog tired afterwards, planting himself in front of the wood stove and barely moving the rest of the night.

Shortly after we got back from our walk, this wonderful moon was coming up in the east....A lovely end to a relaxing weekend.





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9 comments:

  1. Wow! You are right! Love that Pot!

    Oh I bet your walk was awesome. We did 4 miles last friday and it was wonderful!!!

    Have a good one!

    Carmen and the Primcats

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  2. Hi Wendy, you really have been a busy bee! I love love that beautiful enamel pot! I have some like it but not as big as this one...this one is expensive even at thrifts! Jack looks pooped! That long walk wasn't for him, huh? lol. Wishing you a great productive week!
    Hugs, Loretta

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  3. It sounds like you and your hubby had a wonderful weekend and I LOVE to see your furbaby in front of the woodstove.
    We have a woodstove and our poodle furbabies love it when they come in and lay right next to the woodstove, too cute!!!

    Prim Blessings,
    Tricia

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  4. Sounds like the perfect to start to the new year! Love that moon photo.
    Hugs!

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  5. Such a wonderful find!!!
    Looks like you've been a busy gal~can't wait to see all those goodies finished up!
    Sounds like you had a wonderful weekend!
    Prim Blessings
    Robin

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  6. What A very cool find!
    And a wonderful weekend Friend.
    Oh your furry boy is so precious.
    Hugs to you
    Trace

    www.grannytracescrapsandsquares.com

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  7. What a wonderful find! Love the blue color!
    Love the photo of the moon!

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  8. Wow, your barn sounds awesome. Can I come snooping around? Love the enamel pot. Such a great find. Looks like you have really been creative. Can't wait to see the finished items. What a great way to spend the afternoon, taking a long walk with the hubby. Enjoy your week.
    Angela

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  9. Sounds like you had fun exploring the barn (love the blue pot!), and a relaxing walk. The makings of a great weekend!
    We actually cleaned out the loft in our barn on Saturday. A lot of hard work, but it sure needed it!

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