Thursday, February 23, 2012

On the Brink

We are on the brink of a late February snowstorm.  They predict 3 to 6 inches of the heavy white stuff.  I've got projects to keep me busy, but as far as the things I have to do for the shower, the list is slowly being checked off.  I'm working on name tags, suggested by the Mom to be, and finished wrapping the utensils.
I made 5 additional favors this week and still have to put together favors for the small guests  Another request of the Mom to be, for guests to bring their children. (Small guests are our favorite guests!)

I had a small misunderstanding with my little bird, (my great niece, 3 and a 1/2 years old) who took offense when I pulled the heads off my withering roses, including the one she had in her hand.  The tears flowed and I felt bad, but I thought she would soon forget about it.  When Grandma came to pick her up she told the whole sad story, including the one where I cut something in half when she clearly wanted it whole!  As my boys would say, "Busted"!

I was looking in local thrift stores for a clear punch bowl, (which my dear SIL Elizabeth had ;-) when I found these two lost lambs.  These are the same cake molds I already own, that were my Mom's.  I couldn't pass them up for $3 apiece.  Not sure what I am going to use them for, since I've already confessed here that I have never baked a lamb cake that turned out. 

In one of these magazines they filled a similar mold with plaster and used it as a door stop.  The Rediscovered Treasures book was recommended by dear Dawn from the Feathered Nest.  So many great ideas for re purposing, and great photos.  Check out Dawn's post about it here.
My job for today, making a cammo iPad cozy for our son Jon.  It was a special  birthday request, and the web is filled with patterns for just such a thing.  I'm heading to the store before the storm.  The stove needs a pot of something on it, so we can truly enjoy the snowstorm that will be here by lunch.  Local friends, be safe out there, and enjoy this beautiful day.

1 comment:

Lynne said...

You sound ORGANIZED . . . when is the shower? Your roses from outdoors or Valentines?