Friday, May 29, 2015

Three Beautiful Things This Week: Weather, Pizza, and a guy in his boxers

Three Beautiful Things This Week was inspired by a wonderful blog that Three Beautiful Things. Everyday, Clare writes about 3 Beautiful Things that happen each day in her life. It's a wonderful blog! I can only hope to imitate her in a very small way.

1) Yesterday and today were absolutely gorgeous days!!!!

2) Last night I had a "Carnitas and tomatillo" pizza for supper.

3) Yesterday turned out to be a better day than I thought it would be considering that the first thing I saw when I took Pixie for her walk was a man walking towards me dressed only in his boxers and shoes.
I can only assume HE was locked out and trying to find a way in?  I hope his day turned out better than his began.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

30 Words Thursday:: I Declare the Summer of 2015:: THE YEAR OF THE BRACELET

The Summer of the Bracelet!
They don't show up under your coat in the winter. 
So, now, get ready!
I've made 3 bracelets with plans for more.
What will you make?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Worth Revisiting: The Itsy Bitsy Spider--NOT

So, what do you think? Only a face a mother could love? Itsy, bitsy? NOT!

I normally appreciate spiders in my house since they eat so many other nuisance bugs, but I do have two rules that apply to them.

1) Spiders may remain in my house as long as they do not get near me.
(I think that's very reasonable.)

2) Spiders are not allowed to get big. Note the size of the spider compared to the dime. That's one BIG spider.

In this case, this spider violated rule #2. It is way bigger than the dime. However, there was an exception to this rule for this spider because s/he was dead when I found it, therefore, rule #2 does not apply.

Now, does anyone see a bead in this deceased arachnid? If you do, I'd love to see it, but please do not violate rule #2. Thank you very much!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

I Really, Really, Really Want to Make Beads Again, but Until Then...

I'll have to show you the beads I've purchased,
what I've done with them.

I wish I had a better photo.
I'm sorry, but I don't.
I bought beads from 
3 different artists 
to make this necklace.

Sarah Hornick,
Juli Cannon,
Angie Gemsa.

Sarah and Juli made the organic beads in the strand,
Angie Gemsa 
made the focal, 
with as much pink as she could!


Did I say,


Juli Cannon made the beads in this bracelet!

They are so perfect with the ocean theme!

I'd love to hear the crack of waves on the sand, but, since I can't, 
this will have to do!

Aren't the beads 

 This bead is part of 
Jennifer Geldard's
Klingon series of beads.

I love this bead.

Both photos are of the same bead just from different angles.

I love the metallic look of the bead,
along with the 
in the center of the bead.

what shall I do?

I think of 
but I also love pearls.

Pearls and Steampunk?

What do you think?

If you have any ideas to share, please let me know.


Monday, May 25, 2015