Wow i didnt realize it had been so long between posts! I have been super busy with craft show and new project and Marching Band events for my son! So while I get a proper pest going, here are some pretty flowers!
I haven’t really had anything to blog about lately. So I thought I would just share some recently edited pictures. These are from the Riverfront in Pekin when I was out playing with my new lens. I like the way they turned out. Let me know what you think.
My sister was in town today, and after our shopping and visiting, I mentioned that we should drive by the old West Campus high school. I drove by it and saw there were starting the demolition. I happened to have my small camera in my bag so I was able to get a few pictures… Read More What We’ve Come Down To
Today I finished setting up my new booth at the Kountry Nook, Kountry Nook in Pekin, IL | 212 N Capitol St, Pekin, IL | Superpages.com. I left the Crafty Corner and went to a craft mall that had regular hours, and better hours. Hopefully this will be a great new start, and the opportunity… Read More The Kountry Nook
I think I have a problem, more than the usual. I have so many ideas swimming around in my bag of cats I call a brain! I find it nearly impossible to dedicate myself to one specific type of art or craft. I get bored and distracted easily. Maybe that is why I am always… Read More Crafters ADD
Wow, it has been a crazy couple of weeks!!! I have had the opening of the new shop The Crafty Corner, owned and operated by my coworker Melinda Sutton. I have a booth in the shop with over 100 items in it! I have also recently been taken on as a guest artist at The… Read More Craziness Leads to Productivity!
In my last post, I mentioned that my husband and I went out of town for the weekend for an anniversary getaway. We rented a cabin called the Lodge at Pine Lake. The views from the cabin were amazing, especially the sunsets. The reflection on the lake was like nothing I have ever seen. I… Read More Sunset at the Lodge at Pine Lake
Doesn’t Mother Nature know that it is Springtime? I guess she just wanted to screw us up by giving us one last snowfall. I know the ground needs the moisture, but really snow in the springtime? I guess Phil the Groundhog was wrong about the early spring! While we were battling the snow on our… Read More Springtime Snow
Its easy for forget what it takes to be married. Especially when one is married for so long. Easy to forget all the little things that keep a couple in love. Its too easy to get complacent, to not go the extra mile. To feel like you have just a companion or a room mate… Read More How do you Measure a Year?
From the Illinois Dept. of Natural Resourses website: Banner Marsh State Fish & Wildlife Area is located approximately 25 miles southwest of Peoria on U.S. Route 24 and is protected from the Illinois River by a major levee.Teeming with fish and wildlife, Banner Marsh provides various outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, boating, dog training, picnicking,… Read More Banner Marsh