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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Dinner, few days ago

A lasagne dinner and some bread I baked.  We love Lasagna and we like it with lots of sauce.  Inside was cheesy with ricotta and parmesan.
Bread was simple recipe and good hot with butter.
I picked up the silver server with lid and it had the baking dish with it all for $6.00 at a thrift store my son told me about.  I couldn't pass it up.

Not the best picture but it didn't last long for another.

Apples from Maine and baked in a pie.  I had a store bought shell for the bottom but had to make another for the top.  

It works just fine with extra cinnamon and sugar on top

 A salad with vinaigrette dressing

I made these coasters last year from bought leaf shapes,  I saw some similar at Pier One but decided to make mine.

As you can see the back side would be better with a matching color but I don't turn them over and this is the color felt I had at the time and didn't want to run out for more.  I used what I had.

I just hot glued around the circle cut from felt.

That's it for today.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Happy Tuesday

Checking things out outside before the rain this week and tidying up some.   Needs lots of leaf removal and will be working on that.
Plants that are still thriving are a couple roses.  This one I purchased from Walmart early in the season worked out pretty well. It wasn't an expensive one by no means.  I spray mine with neem oil and it seems to take care of what attacks them at certain times of the year.  So far so good.

This one blooms prettiest in the fall and early spring.

I purchased this one in late February this year.  Wasn't sure it would live. It was sold as a Valentine day rose in a pot with 4 others.  I separated them and most lived when put in the ground.

The crow looks a little silly hanging on the limb like he is.  Kids like it.

Halloween wreath.  Usually I just put on the door a leaf wreath of some kind.  The grand girls love Halloween so I made this one this year.

Had a left over skeleton head, so I stuck it in the flowers.

I am going to try and cook this pumpkin next week.  I heard these are good. Will see.

I feel I am really pushing it with this rosemary in the pot for several years.  I need to find a place to plant it.

I rooted this past season a few new plants and so far looking good. Behind this rooted rosemary cutting is a small lavender plant that rooted.

curly kale.  We will eat this tonight.

Spicy basil still growing strong. Very aromatic plant.

That's it for now. Happy Tuesday!

Monday, October 28, 2019

Nephews Wedding last year in 2018

The 27th of October 2018 was my nephews wedding and my grand girls were flower girls.  I had an earlier post of it but didn't finish with other shots taken that day.
Held at the Barn at Edgewood in Stanardsville, Va.  130 acre farm, 30 minutes from Charlottesville, Va.

Adalyn looks very serious

Alex and Sydney October 27. 2019   

I like how the tables were set up and how it was made easy to find our table

Very sweet table settings with the smores wrapped in cellophane.  Burgundy and champagne colors are such a pretty combination.

Mom (my sister) and her son dance.

my brother and sister in law

Can't beat those views from our dining area.

out for pictures


Love my grand girls

I didn't get a picture of the food but  never ending fruit trays of strawberries, grapes all sorts of cheeses, barbecue, green beans, beef, slaw, etc.  If anyone left hungry, it was their own fault.  The food didn't stop and the drinks were such a variety of you name it and they had it for anyone's taste or preference. 

We left earlier than others as we didn't stay in the area and headed home after the cake.

The beautiful lake on the property.

My son and Adalyn

Mom and Genevieve
Annette and John

My niece Amy at
 was the wedding  photographer and she was also in the wedding.  

 Congratulations on one year Anniversary Sydney and Alex!

A video clip 

here →part one
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