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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Happy Turkey Day Ya'all!!!


Hi guys!

Just a quick hello from my house to yours!!!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!

Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

Shelley, Joy, Macs and Juliet

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

My Neighbor Mooned Me! OH MY!!!

LOL!

Hi guys!

It's freezing cold and sunny around here!  YAY!  Although, sounds like it'll be back to rain very soon!

Joy and I were out walking and we found these goodies about the same place we found the rooster the other day! 

Check these out!

I love finds like these!

 
 
This reminds me of flames around the sun!


These will be at Sorticulture in June!!!

OKAY!  So, Thanksgiving is just a day away.  What's for dinner???  What's for dessert???  Let me know.  I could use a new recipe.

THANKS!!!

Be safe and have a great holiday!!!

Have a good one and thanks for stopping by!  Shell

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

I Found a Rooster In The Alley

Hi guys!

What's new??? 

A rooster here!!!

Check out what Joy and I found in the alley!!!

 


Okay!  So it's a metal rooster!!!  LOL!

 
 
Isn't he wonderful???


Isn't he fun???  He'll be at Sorticulture next June!!!

Have a good one and thanks for stopping by!  Shell

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A Great Alley Find

Hi guys!

Are we having fun yet???  I sure hope so!

Look what Joy and I found in the alley!!!

Look at this great big painting!!!

 
 
Isn't this funky!!!


I couldn't believe we found this.  It's about 4 1/2 feet X 3 1/2 feet.  It's an oil painting.  Or, at least I think it is.  The paint on it is raised and lumpy!  To all I know, it could be plaster under the paint.  BUT!  I know what I want to do with it.  IF,,, the paint will let me.

I want to make a subway print with the main streets in downtown Everett.  That's some thing I've done in a smaller size and a brand new canvas.  What I will "try" to do is place letters I cut out with my Cricut on the top of this.  Then I'll paint a plain color over the top of the entire print.  Then I'll pull off the letters to see what colors are left under the letter.  It should be a very colorful piece. 

I THINK!!! 

Only time will tell.  If all goes right this will go to Falala.  I got the okay to attend this year.  YAY!!!  More information as we get closer to Dec. 13th and 14th.

This weekend at We Do Art is the art walk.  It's from 4-7pm.  Come check it out.  I have a lot of new jewelry there and hope (weather permitting) to have some metal cut out Christmas goodies.  Think stars, stockings and snowmen!!!  They are tasting Wild Turkey at White Buffalo!!!

Have a good one and thanks for stopping by!  Shell

Sunday, November 10, 2013

A Trip to the Metal Recycler and Cinnamon Rolls!

Hi guys!

How are ya today???  I hope you are doing well.  All's well around here!  YAY!

I've been pretty lazy about getting rid of the cans lately.  Check out the size of this load and the cinnamon rolls the guys got!!!

My poor back yard!!!

 
 
I had to put ropes and a net over the cans.

 
 
I just kept pushing smaller bags into the netting that
was already pulled tight.  I was going to get
every single can to the recycler!

 
 
This puppy is full!!!

 
 
This load weighed in at 220 pounds!!!
YAY!!!!
 
 
 
This box went to We Do Art.

 
 
This box was left with the guys at the recycle center.


I have to tell you about these cinnamon rolls.  First,,, they are amazing.  Second,,,, they are so FAST and EASY!!!

I made these with puff pastry.  I couldn't help it.  I've been wanting to try this for a long time.  I noticed a pin on Pinterest where someone made them ,,, then, I did too.

I get my puff pastry at Cash -n- Carry here in Everett.  It's made for bakery's.  High quality.  Not cheap, but!  Fantastic.  You can buy it 2 ways - full sheets or smaller squares.  I buy the smaller squares.

I cut my 5 inch squares into 3 strips. 

I let them thaw.

Spread melted butter on them.

Sprinkled with brown sugar and cinnamon.

Rolled them up.

I placed them in a greased muffin tin.

Baked them at 375* about 25 minutes.

I immediately moved them from the pan to a plate.

I let them cool quite a bit, then frosted them.


These don't really need frosting,,, but hey!~  what can I say???   YUMMMMMM!  Give them a try. 

Have a good one and thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

An Amazing Alley Find

Hi guys!!!

How are ya????

Well???  The bazaar??? 

                          SUCKED!!!

OKAY!  Let's move on!  tee hee hee!!!



Look what Joy and I found...........



Isn't this wonderful???

 
 
I'm thinking potting bench.

 
 
It's far from perfect ... but, not to me!!!

 
 
The carving!


What do you think???  Spoon carved???  Victorian???  Late 1800's, early 1900's???

YUM!  We scored on this one!!!!

Have a good one and thanks for stopping by!  Shell