Saturday, July 31, 2010

Precious Vintage Paper Dolls for Pink Saturday!


Lovely old-fashioned paper dolls to cut out for play or collage! Enjoy!

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Betsy Belle at Six Months!

You want a picture of me? Really?


I can see you! Can you see me?


Dancing with the Stars...that's me next season!


How about this pose? Do you like this one?


No more pictures, please! Now I just want to play with my new toy!
(But that camera game sure was fun!)

Thursday, July 29, 2010

RED for Alphabet Thursday!


Our assignment this week for Mrs. Matlock's Alphabe-Thursday's Rainbow Summer School, is to find and post something RED! I recently discovered a wonderful 1940's pictorial scrapbook from which I will be sharing my rainbow colors! I hope you enjoy them all as much as I do! Happy Rainbow Days!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Books, the Treasures of Childhood!


A beautiful vintage picture from a recent garage sale book purchase! Don't you just love the beautiful RUBY RED footstool and pillow!

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And a lovely award from my dear friend Janine. Thank you so much for thinking of me, Janine. I'm honored to accept this thoughtful award gift!



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Monday, July 26, 2010

A Blue Edged Umbrella!


Artist: Harrison Fisher, circa 1900.
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Happy Blue Monday Everyone!

Sunday, July 25, 2010

A Canoe for Two!


Just rolling down the river on a Sunday afternoon!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Friday, July 23, 2010

Skillet Dish From Two Worlds!


This recipe = perfect for any season but especially in summer!

If you haven't already done so, be sure to visit my other blog CHARMING VINTAGE RECIPES for FREE mid-century recipes every single day! Collect as many or as few as you'd like!
All FREE! All the time!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

A through Z = ALPHABET SOUP!

Mrs. Matlock, it's been a pure pleasure participating in your Alphabet Thursday class! Thank you so much for thinking of this and then for hosting it for all of us word lovers! It's been marvelous and now it's time for soup...Alphabet Soup!

To learn more about Alphabe-Thursday click HERE!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Sharing Design Fragments for Collage Projects!


Sharing: design fragments for your next collage project! Enjoy!

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If you haven't already done so, be sure to visit my other blog CHARMING VINTAGE RECIPES for free mid-century recipes every single day! Collect as many or as few as you'd like!
All FREE! All the time!

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Monday, July 19, 2010

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Pink Trailing Beauties!


Lovely pink florals from a 1960's Ideals Magazine!

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Z is for Zebra!


This photo was taken by my son Peter while on Safari in Africa last spring!
Aren't they the most beautiful creatures ever!

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Golden Summer!


Ah...the riches of the fields in summer!

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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Raspberry Applesauce Mold for Ruby Tuesday!


This recipe = perfect for any season but especially in summer!

If you haven't already done so, be sure to visit my other blog CHARMING VINTAGE RECIPES for free mid-century recipes every single day! Collect as many or as few as you'd like!
All FREE! All the time!

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Monday, July 12, 2010

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Pretty Pink Tongue for Pink Saturday!


Betsy Belle enjoying a minute outdoors at lunchtime. Yum! Yum! It was so delicious!

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Thursday, July 8, 2010

Y is for Yellow Chicks!


"Uh...which way do ya' wanna go?"

"Uh...I dunno! Which way do YOU wanna go?"

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Meet Betsy Belle!

Meet Betsy Belle! Named Betsy for Betsy Ross and Belle for the Liberty Bell since she came to us on the 4th of July. She's a doll and we absolutely adore her!

Monday, July 5, 2010

Breaking News: Little 4th of July Girl!



Here she is! Our new little girl who came to us yesterday on the 4th of July from Shadowbrook Kennels in Grass Lake, Mich.

We're still working on her name! Some of the possibilities so far are:
Cricket, Betsy-Belle, and Birdie! Isn't she a doll!!!



Stars and Stripes for Blue Monday!


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Happy Blue Monday Everyone!

Friday, July 2, 2010

Firecrackers and Stars!


The Countdown is on! Just 2 more days before the grand old 4th of July!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

X is for Xavier!


X is for Xavier, St. Francis, (Apr 7, 1506 - Dec 3, 1552), a Roman Catholic missionary born in Spain who was influential in spreading Catholicism mainly in Indian, Japan, and Borneo. He was canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church in 1622.

(To read more about Xavier, click HERE.)

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