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Crochet ~ Fruit Hot Pads

Crochet ~ Fruit Hot Pads

Now that my job has ended for the summer,  I have time to catch up on posting some of the crochet projects that I finished over the past few months.  ~ After teaching myself how to crochet circles, I made some, fruit hot pads. They are as cute as can be! My kitchen has a fruit and veggie theme going […]

By June 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Antique Bird Whistles ~ The Birth of a New Collection

Antique Bird Whistles ~ The Birth of a New Collection

In the 1960’s my parents decided to add an addition onto their old house. During the demolition they found this object concealed in the old lath and plaster walls. Although no one in our family knew exactly what it was, it was treasured. It occupied a spot on my mother’s dining room what-not shelf. Sometime in the 1980’s, when Richard […]

By April 18, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Birthday Memories

Birthday Memories

  Sometimes things happen so perfectly that it’s hard to believe they are coincidental. Yesterday morning, Richard suggested we go antique shopping. His birthday is this week and he wanted to find a birthday present for himself.  We decided to go to the 22nd Street Antique Mall in Tucson. We spent hours hunting through the mall for some treasures, […]

By March 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Sunday Blues

Sunday Blues

You would think that when you’re retired, every day would be a Sunday. But Richard and I have never been able to wrap our heads around that. Sundays are still the day when we like to get out of the house and do something special, something relaxing. Yesterday (Sunday), when Richard and I agreed we wanted to go somewhere, going “antiquing” was the […]

By May 26, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Jon Price ~ Crystalline Glazed Porcelain

Jon Price ~ Crystalline Glazed Porcelain

This past weekend was the Tubac Festival of the Arts. It showcases the work of hundreds of visiting artists, craft persons and musicians from around the country. There’s something for everyone. Richard and I always make a beeline for Jon Price’s booth. Jon is a, Laguna Beach based, potter that creates crystalline glazes on porcelain. His pieces are absolutely stunning. Jon […]

By February 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →