Thursday, July 28, 2011

Giveaway and Halloween Milk Stool listed on Ebay!

I've just listed a Primitive Halloween Milk Stool that I've hand painted on Ebay. You can check it out here to see more photos if you'd like.

Now...on to the giveaway!
One lucky winner will receive this Prairie Stump Doll that I've made AND this pin keep that I've stitched using a free pattern from Betty of primitivebetty's. She's got some amazing patterns and she's so generous to offer a lot of them for free! Thanks Betty, I love your designs!

Click on image for a better look.


All you have to do to enter is be a follower of my blog....new followers are always welcome *smile*, and make a comment on this post only.
I'll let Miss Pearl pick the lucky winner a week from today....Aug 4th.



Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Miss Hailie Pearl turns 2

Yesterday was Miss Pearl's 2nd birthday! She calls it her "Be Happy Day"....too cute! We had a BBQ with family and friends and she had a blast!

Here are a few photos of Grandma's big Girl!
Hailie with her Mom (my oldest) Santana. Hailie and I made the hat ourselves as I couldn't find any birthday hats anywhere! I tried 5 different stores and they were all sold out so we improvised...hehe
Getting ready to blow out the candles...she practiced a lot on my Birthday a couple of weeks ago and she's a pro at it now!

Of course she got spoiled rotten and I'll have to add on another room soon for all her toys....but that's what being a Grandparent is all about....right????

I'd talk about how hot it is up here right now but I'm afraid my keyboard is melting as I type this....stay cool friends!



Monday, July 18, 2011

Primitive Halloween Labels are up for Instant Download this year!

How's everyone surviving this heat wave? We've had a few days in the 90's and I find that's way too hot for me! So I've been inside a lot working on Fall and Christmas stuff.

This year I've decided to make my Primitive Halloween Labels available as instant downloads. These were great sellers last year when I printed them out and mailed them to customers. But this year I thought, why not make it easier for people by offering them as instant downloads. This way you can print out as many as you like to use on old bottles, jars, etc...

I've only got a few up now but I hope to get more listed today and tomorrow.



Stay cool friends!

Monday, July 11, 2011

Merry Christmas in July for Me - Giveaway Goodies from Connie!

I won Connie's (Cabin Fever Primitives) giveaway on June 29th and received my package today! I never expected it would arrive so quickly with 2 holidays in there! I have to tell you it was really like Christmas in July for not only me, but for Shelby and Hailie as well. They love opening up mail that I get and when we saw how beautifully wrapped everything was they of course wanted to help :)

Connie really outdid herself and spoiled us rotten (there were 3 lucky winners). I have to admit, I entered because of the gorgeous prim tote she had made but I never imagined I would get all the amazing prim goodies she included with it. Even the tissue paper was prim perfection! I can't find tissue paper like that up here so I carefully folded it all and put it away...LOL

Just look at all the loot!

Love the way everything was so carefully and beautifully wrapped Connie! Thanks for taking the extra time to do that!

So many prim goodies to enjoy!
This gorgeous handmade tote with a recipe for Hillbilly Cinnamon Rolls on the inside pocket...can't wait to try them! This tote will be used a lot!
A 1776 Prim Flag that is already hung in my kitchen. Gorgeous bunch of Americana Fabric (which is extremely hard to find here). A crow mug which I'm using as I type this post! A handmade photo album, a prim hanging board with music sheet and stained cheese cloth hanger which was wrapped in homespun, a Christmas cookie cutter set,  some wax tarts, a wax crow and 3 wonderful cookbooks! How did you know I like Amish and Christmas recipes Connie? LOL
There was an amazing smelling air freshener called Country Fried Apple Fritter that smells so darn good! And last but not least some wonderful handmade goat milk soap! 

I can't thank you enough for your friendship and all the wonderful goodies Connie!

Isn't it funny how through blog-land you can make such a connection with some people? I know I sure have made some wonderful friends since I've started blogging and I hope that continues for many years to come. Who knows, maybe I'll even get the chance to meet a few of you someday! 

Hope you all have a great week!




Friday, July 8, 2011

Santa's Village Trip

This week was a busy one. Tuesday was a beautiful day so we decided to head to Bracebridge to take Hailie to Santa's Village. The last time we were there Shelby was pretty young and I think she enjoyed going back too. This is where Santa relaxes in the summer months :)

She wasn't too fussy about meeting Santa so she was holding pretty tight to Grandpa.
Miss Pearl got to meet Dora but she was a bit shy!

Hailie flying her first plane.
Hailie and Shelby on carousel.
We got to feed Donner and Blizten and the gang.



We even took a ride on Santa's Summer Sleigh!

Wednesday was my birthday and the day was filled with family, friends, and a wonderful night by a bonfire. I was too busy having fun to take any photos though.

Have a great weekend!

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Mom, Dad, Miss Pearl, and a Good Ole Country Store

Here is a photo I took last night of Mom and Dad with Miss Pearl standing on the front of their country store between the 2 flags we have. I just love how it turned out! (click to enlarge)....such a blessing to have Hailie so close to her Great Grandparents...we're all truly blessed!

My hubby is American (from Texas) so it's nice to have both flags to display. Many people have driven by honking their horns so they must appreciate both as we do.

Here's another picture that was from a few nights ago with Hailie playing a bean bag toss game with both Mom and Dad. She's got the right idea...instead of standing back to toss them, she just walks up and drops it in the hole she wants! Too cute!

Happy Saturday!

Friday, July 1, 2011

Happy Canada Day!

Just a quick post today to wish all my fellow Canadians a very Happy Canada Day! We'll probably be BBQ'n and watching fireworks tonight. It's a hot sunny day with no clouds in sight - a perfect day to celebrate!

I wanted to leave you with this photo of Miss Pearl. She does NOT like anyone doing anything to her hair so I was happy when she let me put in these pig tails. She's growing up quick!
Have a wonderful weekend!