Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Just Popping In!

Hello all! Just a quick post with some pictures of what I've been up to.

Yes, I know, WHAT NO CARDS your thinking and perhaps saying. No, NO CARDS. Not even a crafty homemade item. I'm really quite disturbed with myself for not "forcing myself" into my craft area. I even saved Mojo Mondays sketch thinking that would move me along. NADA!!!

So, on with some none crafty news. I hope I can keep you interested so you will continue to FOLLOW ME. ;.)

Just spent a wonderful week here at our Timeshare in Long Boat Key, FL. Got to spend some great time with my daughter, granddaughters, and friends. We also enjoyed some new restaurants that we haven't frequented on our previous visits here. Great food, by the way. Especially the fish dishes.

My granddaughter, Morg, is expecting her first little one in December. Her Mom and some friends hosted a Baby Shower for her while I was there. It was such a sweet time. The decorations and food were fantastic!

My GD Mady on the left, myself and Morg, the Mommy to Be.

My daughter Dani and Morg arranging flowers in fresh Pineapple Vases

My front entrance. The weather has been in the upper 80's. I'm thinking that my Summer Wreath needs to be put back up!

That's it for today. Have a blessed and CRAFTY DAY!

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Farmhouse Table

Just a quick post tonight. On Wednesday this week I was able to pick up our new Farmhouse table built by a local Raleigh, NC man. He did such a great job and I'm loving it.  Although, it still will only sit 8 or 10 of us. Our dinning area is small, so we were limited on length.

Southern Yellow Pine top - 78" x 37"

Painted flat black pine legs, distressed

I'm still in the process of decorating my dinning room. I've bought some pictures and hope to get them up this weekend.  The chairs around the table are from my old set, but I'm looking to find at  two dinning armchairs and adding some metal or wood chairs.  I'm on the HUNT!

Have a wonderful weekend!


Thursday, September 29, 2016

FALL Weekend Fun

We have had some fun, full weekends recently.  Our area of NC , Johnston County, has quite a few Fall Festivals which we were able to attend. The photos below are from the Clayton Fall Harvest and Music Festival. One of the bigger attractions on Friday was the Pig Cooking competition.  The folks who entered were lined up on the street preparing their pigs to be cooked. There were at least 15 or more who entered hoping to win. The pigs needed to be cooked by 8 am Saturday morning so they needed to be put on that evening.

Getting ready to watch some East Carolina swing dancing and some 50's dance demonstrations. 

On Saturday the same festival included local vendors, Crafts, local businesses promoting there services plus,  a huge Classic Car show. The 1966 Mustang above my favorite by the way, was just one of the many, many cars at the show. The cars were just beautiful and brought back quite a few memories of my era.

Last Saturday we attended Benson Mule Days. What an event this was. I've never seen so many Mules! There was all sorts of activities going on. Races, Rodeos, Rides, Food Booths, Crafts and more. Unfortunately, we missed the big parade.  Hopefully next year we won't. We stayed for awhile then were off to the Saint Anns International Food Festival. 

Saint Anns International Food Festival 

A Mariachi Band serenading the crowd.

Lots and lots of wonderful food and great international music and dance demonstrations.  I played it safe, as usual, and bought from the Polish and Italian booths. My hubby tried a meal from El Salvador and really enjoyed it.

This weekend, my grandsons school is have a fund raising Festival. We will be off to  attend and support his local school. More food, more games, fun. I'll  be back with a update later next week.

Now go do something CRAFTY or go to a local Festival!  But, whatever you do, ENJOY your weekend.

Hugs, Bernie Bee