Friday, November 30, 2012


I am thankful that
its the end of the month and I haven't run out of things to be thankful for.

I am thankful for 
between God and His people
a husband & wife
parents & children
grandparents & grandchildren

I am thankful for.....

ways for my children to serve & realize its not all about them
for fellowship
that my asthma hasn't kicked in full force, yet
that its Friday
that its payday
that Greg will be home the next 2 days
for projects that will be completed
for the Atlanta Falcons doing so well this year (11-1 wow)
for completed holiday gift shopping !!!!!
for a closet full of fabric to craft/sew/design/have fun with
for crocheted granny squares in many colors
for Brach's soft nougat peppermints (yummy!)
for the bare bones truth about the History of the Church though the ages
(very interesting ~ listening to Drive by Church History)
the smell of fresh baked bread
the taste of fresh bread
cinnamon sugar or butter or honey or jelly for the bread

for remembering to be thankful for ALL things ~ 
big or small!

Thursday, November 29, 2012


sunny days

washer & dryer

electric mill to grind my wheat berries

home internet

memorized music




anticipation of our January vacation

completed tasks

a clean kitchen

sweaters & sweatshirts

quilts our grandmothers made

a huge pot of vegetable soup

biscuits & honey


a peaceful day

Wednesday, November 28, 2012


My little sister is 50 today


cuddling newborn babies

food to share

time to craft

cold weather

phone calls from Allen

warm clothing

free books on the Kindle

bargain shopping

Katie & Bryant found a refurbished fridge for their house

canning jars

free cross stitch patterns

its Wednesday!  

6 days left of school lessons till we break for the rest of Dec.

Amy's full hope chest + rubbermaid crates
lots of love & memories in those containers!


Tuesday, November 27, 2012


I tried to post our Thanksgiving pictures yesterday, but blogger said I didn't have enough space on my blog for the pictures.  We will have to figure this out (any insight would be helpful).

So here goes...

I am thankful for ~ 


softened hearts

the truth of God's word

answered questions

special times


unexpected fabric funds


rainy days

a fire in the fireplace

mugs of hot chocolate

fresh eggs

shared meals

being almost 1/2 done with this years math

truth from history

thought provoking sermons

grocery lists

fun in choir

listening to the church history cd's

excitement over someone else's joy

the blessing of a large family

watching our family expand through engagements/marriage/grandchildren (just 1 right now!)

ideas from Pinterest that work

lots of help in the kitchen

brothers & sisters around the dining table playing games

making memories


Saturday, November 24, 2012


Friday & Saturday doorbuster specials at JoAnn's

a husband who gave me extra $$ for above doorbusters

slobbery grandboy kisses

watching Robert "discover" the doggies

Thanksgiving dinner.....again!

Saturday afternoon football games

excited texts thankful for gifts received


items checked off "to do" list

working together

cool weather

chicken biscuits

Value Menu's

painted Nativity for the yard

showing off the grandboy to the neighbor

cuddling/rocking Robert

washing/drying new fabric

quilting projects

a Saturday afternoon at home


Thursday, November 22, 2012


My Family

Greg, my wonderful husband

James, our oldest son

Andy, our #2 son

Rob, our #3 son (he and Andy are twins)

Allen, #4 son

Will, #5 son

Bryant, #6 son (Katie's husband)

Katie, #1 daughter

Amy Lynn, #2 daughter

Amy Kate, Andy's fiance ~ almost daughter

Jennifer, Allen's fiance ~ almost daughter

Robert, #1 grandson

We had an awesome day today

Dinner was turkey, dressing, gravy, ham, sweet potatoes, rolls, green beans, black eyed peas.
Watched the Dallas/Washington football game.
Desserts galore ~ pumpkin, pecan, & lemon pies, chocolate/caramel cupcakes.

Lots of baby love ~ some new toys to share with Robert.  The hit was his little stuffed pig that Granny gave him....he LOVES that pig ~ especially putting its snout in his mouth. He likes his ball toy too that we gave him.
The dogs weren't too sure about him but we made friends, Chip was the most inquisitive and like licking Roberts toes & fingers (don't freak out....we had wipes handy to clean up the puppy germs off the baby!)

Tomorrow we are going to a couple of stores after breakfast. Then home for more playtime.

All the girls are crafting some for Amy/Andy's wedding.  There has been a card table set up in my living room for tablespace for the baskets of ribbons, ric racks, and trims.  Now the Amy's and Katie are upstairs in Amy's room watching Disney movies and more crafting!

The rest of us are watching James Bond~

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.

Only TWO things would have made this day better....

Allen & Jennifer being here.  I missed them!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Biblical Thankfulness & Blessings from the Lord

Psalm 103: 

1. Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me bless Hiss holy name!
2. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits:
3. Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases,
4. Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies.
5. Who satisfies your mouth with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
6.  The Lord executes righteousness and justice for all who are oppressed.
7. He made know His ways to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel.
8. The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in mercy.
9. He will not always strive with us, Nor will He keep His anger forever.
10. He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor punished us according to our iniquities.
11.  For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward those who fear Him.
12. As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.
13. As a father pities his children, so the Lord pities those who fear Him.
14. For He knows our frame: He remembers that we are dust.

17. But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, and His righteousness to children's children.
18. To such as keep His covenants, and to those who remember His commandments and do them.


1. Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, You are very great: You are clothed with honor and majesty.

EVERY good and perfect gift we have comes from our Heavenly Father.  He has blessed us immensely and we are very thankful for everything
He forgives our iniquities, heals our diseases, redeemed our lives, crowns us with lovingkindness and tender mercies, and executes righteousness and justice for all who are oppressed.  
What blessings for His children!

I pray each of you will have a very Happy Thanksgiving Day.
We will be blessed with a houseful of company and lots of goodies to eat.


111. Dad and sons working together

112. $20 off our Primo's breakfast with our accumulated points this morning

113.  easy exchanges

114.  a clean kitchen

115. wedding plans

116.  new sisters for Amy

117.  Job opportunities for young adults

118.  visiting children

119.  a full dinner table

120.  ribs on the smoker for dinner tonight

121.  help in the kitchen

122.  boxes full of canning jars ready to be filled with jelly

123.  a new light for the bathroom (thanks Mom)

124.  completed holiday gift shopping

125.  speedy mail delivery of overalls I ordered Robert from OshKosh

126. pictures

127.  new cotton yarn from Hobby Lobby

128.  40% off coupons 

129.  walking in crunchy fall leaves

130.  Amy's homemade spice cupcakes & cream cheese icing (awesome!)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012


101.  a day full of laughter


103.  teasing

104.  McAlisters Club Sandwich & sweet tea

105. giant chocolate chip cookies

106.  only 1 day of dance lessons this week

107.  unexpected phone calls

108.  hands clasped in prayer

109.  learning a new crochet stitch/technique

110. friends with craft knowledge willing to help

Monday, November 19, 2012


92. a full pantry

93.  Menu choices

94. Flexibility

95. quiet

96.  a good nights sleep

97. Short work weeks for Greg

98.  family coming to visit

99.  singing Praises to the Lord and knowing all blessings come from Him

100.  shopping with Mom/Amy/Will

Sunday, November 18, 2012


87.  Energy

88. Thank You's

89.  Compliments

90.  Help

91.  enough food

Saturday, November 17, 2012


76. a clean house

77. my mom coming to visit

78.  weekends

79.  helping hands to accomplish #76 before #77 gets here!

80.  Saturday morning dates

81. yummy smells from Amy's baking

82. jigsaw puzzles

83.  natural cleaning solutions

84.  time to visit

85.  our Church

Friday, November 16, 2012


Yesterday was a special day in the lives of some of our close friends.
Yesterday marked the 1 year anniversary of their baby Canaan's birth & death.
His short little life affected all who know this family.

Here is my thankful list for today ~

62. for a family who chose to give birth to their little miracle & not "take care of it"

63.  for sharing

64.  for tears

65.  for hugs & more tears

66. for friendship

67. for inspiration

68.  for love

69. for courage

70. for Faith that surpasses all understanding

71. for bravery

72. for vulnerability

73.  for special memories

74.  for a Mama's love

75.  for our friends

Thursday, November 15, 2012

they just keep going, and going, and going....

61.  I am thankful for these kids....
these are kids from our homeschool group that volunteered at the Operation Christmas Child Relay Center yesterday afternoon ~ ages baby - 18.  We are truly blessed to know such helpful, sweet, loving, giving, children.  They worked hard unloading shoeboxes from area churches (100's of them), counted the boxes, and put them in crates for shipment to the processing center.  The ladies of the church blessed us with pizza, vegies, desserts, and lots of drinks ~ which was awesome since we didn't have to worry about dinner on a Wed. night before church.  

We look forward to this time every year and Amy, Will and I are going back today.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012


I hope I NEVER run out of things to be thankful for.....

50. Beautiful, Full Canning Jars
I've been making jelly for several years, but last year, ventured out on my own for Pressure Canning.  I am hooked!  I love opening jars full of goodness for our meals! Right now, I've got some chicken in the pressure canner.  Some meat in jars is an awesome convenience!  Plus, it won't go bad during a power outage due to hurricane/tornado!

51.  Friends that hunt!
Sunday at church I was blessed with the news of venison for our family.  Our friend, Smokey, hunts and he is giving me some.  He took it to get processed on Monday & we should get the call soon that its ready.  We'll go pay the processing and enjoy his venison for many meals.  (Some will end up getting canned!)

52.  Manners
Please, thank you, May I, excuse me, God Bless You, yes m'am/sir, no m'am/sir ~ I realize different parts of the country have different thoughts and customs but we are in the South and these are ours.  

53.  Young Men with courtesy
Holding the door open, carrying heavy packages, giving up their seat

54.  Anticipation
Its fun to look forward to things.  Its fun to plan for future things.

55. Cozy afternoons during the fall/winter
This is when Amy, Will, and I pull out our favorite DVD's and veg for a little bit.  Currently we are re-watching, Season 1 of Little House on the Prairie.  Another favorite is The Waltons.

56.  Hot Drinks
We love our hot chocolate in the mornings.  And our Hot Tea with some honey when we feel a cold coming on.  Very comforting & homey.

57.  Bible Drill
Amy & Will have done Bible Drill at church for the last 3 years.  Since they are seniors this year, it will be their last year.  They have learned lots of scriptures, can find books of the Bible quickly & have lots of fun with their friends learning these skills!  Its been a blessing in our family & I am thankful for this opportunity for them.

58.  Quilts/Blankets
I love the coziness of homemade quilts and blankets.

59.  Simplicity
The older I get, the more I want things simpler.  I'm tired of all the hoopla surrounding everything.  

60.  Seasons
Here is the south, some years we only get 2 or 2 1/2 seasons.  This past year was summer, fall, 2 weeks of spring (thats where the 1/2 comes in) and back to summer.  It was over 90 alot of days in March/April...way too hot.  So we had a long summer this year, now we are experiencing a beautiful fall.  So I am hoping for a winter & spring this year!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012


counting more blessings.....

45.  Godly Leaders/Pastors/Teachers
We live in an amazing age when we can turn on the internet and find some amazing, Godly Men to preach/teach/exhort/encourage/guide/interpret/share the Lords word from the Bible. (on the flip side, you can also find some that are not good! Be discerning!)
Sermon Audio is a great gathering of sermons that is updated frequently.
We listen to Doug Phillips, RC Sproul, Jim McClarty, John McArthur, Kevin Swanson, Scott Brown, Paul Washer, Voddie Baucham, Ray Comfort, Ken Ham, Steven Lawson, James White, Todd Friel.
One thing all these men have in common besides their love for Christ and His Word is they consistently point people to the cross, to Christ, to the truth.
In a world where many Pastors want to point people to their church, their beliefs, their doctrines, its refreshing to see/hear Pastors, Preach the Word.  Our family has benefited from listening to these men!  
And with everything/anyone ~ check what they say compared with what the scriptures say. Don't just assume they are telling it accurately ~ men are humans that make mistakes.  This is where the discerning comes into play.

46.  Babies/Children
We love them!  Our little grandson Robert is a doll!  He brings much pleasure and blessings to our lives.  Our little church friends are wonderful!  VJ, KB, Corey, Lilly, Ragen, Sarah, Alston, Lauren!
I love all my waves, high 5's, sweet hugs, etc.  They can certainly brighten my spirits and fill my arms!

47.  Operation Christmas Child
This is a huge blessing in our lives and we are thankful for the opportunity to serve and pack shoeboxes every year. The kids and I plan for this all year and have money set aside in the budget each month to buy goodies for our boxes.  Last week, we covered the living room with our goodies & started packing.  Tomorrow we will deliver our boxes to the relay center and also stay and volunteer!  Its a fun, family activity for us and we cherish this time each year.  We've already started planning our boxes for next year!  In 51-52 weeks, we get to do it again!

48.  the Family working together
Working together, we can accomplish many tasks.  Its always more fun with helpers ~ laughter ~ accomplishments!

49.  3 Day Weekends
Oh, how I love these with Greg.  Being a State Employee, he gets some holidays throughout the year that are state/federal observed.  Its like having 2 Saturdays in one weekend!

more to come!

Monday, November 12, 2012


More Thankfulness...

42.  Worship
I am thankful for all the ways to worship the Lord.
church attendance,

43.  Missions
Throughout my life, I have been honored/humbled/excited to serve the Lord through many different Mission opportunities.  I've traveled inside the USA to work in Florida, Oklahoma, downtown Atlanta and in the local churches I was a member of.  I've traveled internationally to Prince Edward Island, Canada & to Honduras.  

44.  Serving the Lord
I've served the Lord in some of the following ways ~
taught Sunday School
helped in Childrens church
Many years of volunteering in Vacation Bible Schools/Backyard Bible Clubs
headed up our church's Fall Festival (2 x)
serving on different committees
and currently we are the church cooks for dinners and special occasions

Saturday, November 10, 2012


41. Dates with my husband ~
our 7 years of marriage have been filled with 7 kids, highschool graduations, band performances, ballet lessons and recitals, college visits, a wedding, etc.

I cherish our "alone" times

Last night it was Greg and I, the new James Bond movie, and sharing popcorn
Today it was Mugshots/watching football, running errands, just being together.

LIfe is sweet.
Thank you Lord for our time together!

Friday, November 9, 2012


36. Honesty
I am thankful when people tell the truth!  Its simple really!

37.  Forgiveness
We have been forgiven much in this life by our Creator & Lord.
But we had to seek His forgiveness ~ admit our wrong doing & turn from our wicked ways.
We should all seek forgiveness from  those we have wronged/hurt.

38 Work Ethic
I am thankful for men/women who display a good, solid, steady, dependable work ethic. Getting up everyday, working hard, earning a paycheck, caring for your family are all important ~ our children have a good example in their Daddy's work ethic!  And I appreciate all his efforts for our family.

39.  Thank You's
I am thankful when someone says "thank you".  Have you ever given a gift and gotten nothing in return?  Its especially awkward when you are face to face and the person just puts down the gift and never says thank you, oh how nice, or anything.

40.  Blessings
The Lord blesses us daily.  And all blessings aren't material things.  A gorgeous sunset, an unexpected phone call, email with pictures, nice words on facebook, a hug.  We are blessed by reading Gods word, by hearing a powerful sermon, by fellowshipping with other believers, by listening to beautiful music, by watching our children have fun together.  None of those involve money ~ but the Lord does bless us materially also and we are forever thankful, grateful, and humbled by His provisions in our lives.

Thursday, November 8, 2012


Thanksgiving continues....

31.  Routines
I love having a routine ~ mostly knowing what I am going to do on any given day.
Mon.- Thurs. are school days
Friday is home ec day
Mon & Thursday are laundry days
Wed. night is church
Sunday morning is church

32.  Homeschooling
I've written lots about the privilege and blessing this is in our lives.
I am looking forward to supporting any of our children who chose this way of education for their own families!  (but also for supporting our children who chose other methods of ed. too!)
Its just a school choice, it a lifestyle choice.

33. being a Keeper at Home
the laundry, cooking, caring for our children, upkeep of our home, cleaning, caring for my husband ~ its great to be able to fulfill this Biblical lifestyle on a day to day basis.  I love being Greg's helmeet!

34.  Time
to pray, to clean, to cook, to love, the listen, to craft, to pinterest, to blog, to read, to sing,
to garden, to preserve food, to gift, etc.

35.  Answers
answer to questions, to ponderings, to emails, to theology, to problems, to requests, to skills
I know everyone is busy, but we've all got the same 24 hours in a day ~ 

Wednesday, November 7, 2012



22.  Food
store bought, homegrown, canned, frozen, fresh, boxed, dried, on my shelves food!

23.  Modern Kitchen Appliances
wheat grinder, dishwasher, oven, microwave, mixers, food processor, etc.  They make our jobs as homemakers easier and quicker.

24.  The Availability of Recipes
we've got our "go to" favorites, new ones to try, and lots of sites out there offering new ones.
Amy & I are now searching for copycat recipes from restaurants!

25.  Modesty
Women & Men
If your clothes should cover it...then let them do their job.  It doesn't have to be turtlenecks and floor length skirts ~ but most clothing today should have a could have a couple of more yards of material strategically placed.  We notice and appreciate modestly dress folks of any age.

26. My Upbringing
As children/teens my sister and I were corrected, spanked, taken to church, expected to tell the truth, taught to respect our elders, LOVED by our parents, expected to get good grades in school, taken out for special occasions, given some fun family vacations.  We knew what was expected of us and what would happen if we didn't obey/measure up/toe the line, etc.  We didn't always appreciate it ~ I certainly did not live in the house that all the others talked about...."well, Donna's parents let her do it, why can't I", but I am sure on more than one occasion I wondered why others got to do things that I didn't.  My mom is one of my best friends~  and I would love to have more talks with my Daddy...that reunion will be sweet in heaven!

27.  My Grandmothers
We were blessed with some crafty grandmothers.  My Mama cooked, sewed, and could crochet circles around anyone.  She loved her family, God, and the Atlanta Braves!  My Grandma was a good cook and loved to quilt.  We are very blessed to have such a great heritage of these Godly women who invested in our lives.  Both are reaping their Heavenly reward now.

28.  Creativity
There is an explosion of information, ideas, patterns, etc. on the internet.  I am thankful to be able to accomplish some of these crafts and have friends who can teach/guide/instruct me how to do the ones I want to learn.   I want to learn more crochet techniques and how to tat.  I've taken classes or been shown how to sew, quilt, smock, embroider, cross stitch, and crochet And have been able to pass some of that information on to others.

29.  Our Keepers At Home girls group
In a world that looks down upon being a keeper at home, a housewife, an at home mom ~ its fun to be in a group with other girls and moms that have the same goals for their girls as I do for mine.  We laugh, learn, pray, and have fun together.  We learn new skills, exchange ideas, work on fair projects, and encourage each other and our daughters.  This is also a great point to put in a big thank you to a blog reader, Deb.  Deb. sent me a bag full of Keepers Achievement Pens...Amy has gone through the pens to get out the ones she has earned & we will be passing some on to the girls in the group.  Thanks DEB!

30.  Music
I love it!  Mostly all kinds (no heavy metal).  As a teenager I was in our highschool chorus, in youth choir at church, and loved to attend concerts.  Now my preferences are contemporary Christian, hymns, country, and 40's-70's music.  I prefer music that I can understand the words and lyrics with no cussing.  We are in our churchs christmas music program at church and are enjoying all the practice, camaraderie, and working on something to bring glory to God. 

Tuesday, November 6, 2012


More thankfulness....maybe today I can number them correctly! 

12. Friends!  
Church friends, homeschool friends, crafting friends, local friends, long distance friends, internet friends!

13.  Our Furball Pets!
Mack, Hershey, Oreo, Chip, and Licorice

14.  Our chickens!
We love having fresh eggs!  

15.  The RV trips we've taken
lots of fun memories in the last 5 or so years!
None of us will ever forget taking it out west for 2 weeks ~ family bonding time!  And driving an RV through a dust storm is harrowing~fyi!

16.  traveling with Greg when he has business trips
We've been to some awesome places...seen wonderful sights...visited National Parks...
walked the Civil War Trails of the famous battles...searched for lighthouses...found 100's of sand dollars...eaten at some interesting restaraunts...had lots of FUN

17.  Books
I love to read!  My favorites ~ My Bible,  Christian Historical Fiction, Amish fiction, Cookbooks, craftbooks, How to books, History Books, Gardening Books, Homestead Books, Frugal How to Books, all the Little House Books.  Real Paper books or books on Kindle!

18.  the Internet
I can find lots of goodies, information, inspiration, etc.  I am thankful we have internet access in our home!

19 Pinterest
What a boatload of information/inspiration/sharing!
Cross stitch, quilting, crochet, baby items, shower ideas, wedding ideas, breakfast~lunch~dinner~dessert~snack ideas, sewing, sewing for children, ideas for Greg & Will to do, cupcake and icing recipes for Amy, holiday ideas, decorating ideas, wreaths for every season ideas, and many more.

20.  Craft Supplies
Needles, thread, fabric, patterns, scissors, rotary cutters, sewing machine, embroidery machine, irons, a super cool craft room, storage places, hoops, quilting frame, magazines, dmc floss, quilt batting, fabric scraps, plastic canvas, crochet hooks, yarn.....

21.  School Supplies
Paper, pencils, pens, markers, rulers, protractors, calculators, books, crayons, glue, notebooks, videos, cd's, dictionaries.....

Monday, November 5, 2012


During this month of Thankfulness...
I am going to re-start counting my blessings...
This list will be random, not in any particular order, important to me, & heartfelt.  Some listings will be long and some will be short.  All will be mine!!!!!

1.  My Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ
HE paid the ultimate price of HIS life for HIS children.
I am forever thankful, grateful, humbled, "in awe", of HIS example, HIS sacrifice, HIS saving grace, HIS word, HIS love.

2.  The Bible ~ God's Holy Word
Everything we need for daily life is contained in the Bible.
We've got many different translations ~ some we held onto for sentimental reasons.
The New King James is my favorite "sit down & read" translation.  But I also compare some passages to other versions.  Any questions....we go to the Literal Translation...which is the translation from the original language to English (before it got cleaned up and made grammatically correct by scholars)

3.  Our Pastor
Bro. Jeff preaches the Word.  From the Word.
He is easy to understand, doesn't talk down to his congregation, and doesn't sugar coat the truth.

4.  My Husband, Greg
I am always thankful for his provision, his love, his generosity, his creativity, his handyman skills, his willingness to try new things, his love for our children, his fun times, his surprises, his hugs, his Faith, his leading us, his encouragement, and so many more attributes.  I never want to take for granted his presence in my life.  I love our life together!

5.  Our Children, James, Andy, Rob, Allen, Katie, Will & Amy
They are all talented, beautiful, loving, Christian young men and women.

6.  Our new son, Bryant
He is a hardworking young, Christian man who is taking good care of our Katie & our grandbaby,Robert.

7.  Our newest little love, Robert
Being a grandparent is Awesome!  I love each and every minute of our time with this little blessing!  Yep, even the dirty diaper times!  He is a joy to us and we pray for him daily.

8.  Our soon to be daughters, Amy Kate & Jennifer
We love you for who you are and for loving our sons, Andy & Allen!  We are excited about adding to the girl members of our "Jackson/McDaniel" mafia!

9.  Our parents
We wouldn't be who we are without y'all!  We love you and pray the Lords richest blessings on your lives.  Thanks for loving your grandchildren & praying for them!  Thanks for bringing us up in Christian homes and taking us to church.  Thanks for loving us, praying for us, guiding us, providing for us, and providing us with great childhoods. 

10.  Our siblings
Greg & I each have a sister!  Brenda & Sabrina
We love y'all!  

11.  Our Home 
The Lord has provided us with a warm, snug, cozy, home to call our own (well, us & the bank)
We love to be home with each other and any children that are here.   We like having a large enough kitchen to cook, homeschool and share in.  We like long nights together over jigsaw puzzles, crafting, sharing warm meals, or watching a tv show.  

More thankfulness to come!

Friday, November 2, 2012

More Cross Stitch Freebies from Pinterest

I admit it....I am addicted to finding freebie cross stitch charts on Pinterest.
And some of these gals obviously don't have a life....or time to stitch.  Many have over 2000 pins and I've seen a few over 3000 pins.  Now there are some duplicates on there but I figure she just forgot what she had.  And, yes, we are using some of them.  We've printed off and stitched 6 of our 260+ finds.  And have several more printed off waiting for needle and thread.
We've found some that we put on the board just because they made us laugh.
And I am amazed at the people who take the time to stitch these pictures that contain cursing ~ that doesn't make any sense to me ~ and its just tacky!
I've pinned stuff for others to get from me...several patterns for Amy Lynn, Amy Kate, and some of our Keepers friends!  There are so many patterns available for free that I could potentially never have to buy another one ~ just heavily invest in printer ink.....but I've asked Greg not to hold me to that!

Amy Lynn is "into" owls, so we've got lots of different ones. She is doing one in cross stitch and I did the same one in needlepoint.  Lots of these we are personalizing the colors.  If AL has a choice they will be bright.  Here are some new finds from the last week.

And did I mention they were FREE?  Pretty frugal idea option...except for the printer ink!

welcome heart chart 

colored pencil alphabet~this would be so cute for a babies room with his/her name!
This would be so cute spelling out a baby's name in a nursery!  Or a classroom teachers name at school! / Фото #16 - Кухня, посуда - lutarcik~ don't have a clue what this says but I love the pattern!
I love Kitchy stuff!

:) this made us laugh out loud!
This one made us laugh out loud!

I am linking up with Farmgirl Friday

Also, Amy and I have our Etsy Shop up and running....the name is MississippiPeaches.
If you need any crocheted dishcloths or hand smocked baby dresses please visit our Store!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Truth for Thursday

More truth for Thursdays....
The Holy Bible is full of these truths ~ cover to cover
Genesis 1 ~ Revelation 22

The Rock 
"The Lord your God is with you..."