Sunday, October 23, 2011

A mother like mine ♥

I wish everyone had a mother like mine.


She is everything a daughter needs in a mom.

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She celebrates your accomplishments, dries your tears, advises your concerns, calms your fears, makes you laugh,


teaches you to cook and sew, sings silly songs, shares her favorite apron, loves always, and always points you in the direction that leads you straight to God. 

Mom and Me

Happy 77th Birfday, Mom!

Love you!


Welcome New Follower!

Hobo Joe @ Hobo Road


Blessings Y’all!


Sunday, October 16, 2011

ShRiMp FeStIvAl

Some people go “Coocoo for Cocoa Puffs” but Robert and I,along with 300,000 others were crazy over shrimp this weekend!
We attended The 40th Annual Shrimp Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Now, I kid you not, I might have been the ♫♪ HAPPIEST GIRL in the Whole USA ♫♪ Saturday for these reasons:
the whole day with my handsome hubby

my feet in sugar, white sand

amazing music

shopping until I nearly dropped

coconut shrimp, crab cakes and Original Cajun Pistols (Stuffed Crawfish Beignets)

Shrimp Festival

There were hundreds of artists including those creating amazing driftwood carvings, bottle trees (it’s believed they ward off evil spirits~ I think I’ll just pray~)  colorful metal yard art, beautiful paintings, and so much more. Robert even found a Hillbilly Hammock made from a tire!

Redneck hammock There were HUGE skillets of paella, jambalaya, crawfish etouffee, fried green tomatoes and every fried seafood you can even imagine! My favorite was the Original Cajun Pistols from Rockin’ Rogers.

The peace sign (above) was crafted from colored bottle caps- they also had a Jimi Hendrix, Jesus, and various others. Quite innovative!


Here’s my favorite purchase- a metal VW Bug! Isn’t it cute!

reminds me of the one I had as a teen~

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The vendor is looking for a “camper” that I can put behind it!

Oh my goodness…what a delightful day!

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"Here is a simple, rule-of-thumb guide for behavior:

Ask yourself what you want people to do for you,

then grab the initiative and do it for them.

Add up God's Law and Prophets and this is what you get.”

Matthew 7:12 The Message


Welcome new Followers ♥

Mary @ Apron of Grace

Kelle Arvay @ Little Vintage Trailer 

nwlambear @ Casa de nwlambear

Larry @ Mountainborn


Blessings Y’all!