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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Something New . . . Birdcage Bookends


I found some adorable birdcage bookends at Michaels the other day  . . . shopping there is always an adventure.  I have a few vintage books along with my recipe book from our church back in Chino and never really displayed them in a special way.  These birdcage bookends were perfect.  Thought I would share some pics from my kitchen counter, where they're displayed.  I found that cute little ceramic dog in a antique store up in Paradise, Ca with Rex while visiting his parents a couple of months ago.  As with anything cute I'm always drawn too :O)







Monday, April 6, 2015

Cooking Easter Dinner . . . along with one disaster!


Some Easter pics ... Easter dinner started with a beautiful salad, a bundt cake in the oven, preparing the smashed potatoes with gravy along with mushrooms, "Honey Baked Ham" . . yum yum, Rexy happily waiting to eat Easter dinner and then the disaster happened, my bundt cake fell apart, we ate it anyways . . it was delic! Hope you all had a wonderful Easter with your family! xoxo








Thursday, April 2, 2015

Back Again . . . Nevada was Beautiful!


 Our riding trip to Nevada was so much fun  . . . we visited "Valley of Fire" state park, Hoover, Davis and Parker Dam in three days  . . . Wow!  On the way there we stopped and pick up Rich in the above pic on the left with Carolyn and Rex, pic was taken at Parker Dam.  Doc in the pic below blew out his back tire on his bike shortly after leaving 29 Palms.  He was able to get the tire replaced and still make the trip with us.






 We stayed at this retro style motel in Boulder City, Nevada  . . . pretty cool!  They offered a "Coffee Buffet" each morning.  Any one that's a coffee lover enjoys this for sure.







 The food as always was good and delic . . . cheap too, even better :O)


Hoover Dam was amazing as far as the views were concerned,  hands down . . . . the last time I visited this place was fourteen years ago, it has changed so much . . . the water there was way low, we are definitely in a drought :O(



We took the traditional tour at Hoover Dam . . . not bad.


That's a pic of Rexy and I at Hoover Dam.



Monday, March 23, 2015

Off and Riding Again :O)

Taking off again early Friday morning, riding to Nevada with motorcycle club . . . visiting the Valley of Fire National Park, Parker Dam and Davis Dam. Should make for a nice weekend. Looking forward to it . . . as always lots of fun with these guys!



Saturday, March 21, 2015

Another Year Older . . . My Youngest One!

Last nite Cassandra celebrated her 25th Birthday with her friends.  Two of her girlfriends decided to give her a party with all the goodies, some planning definitely went into this event.  I thought I would  post some pics of my beautiful daughter before leaving the homestead last nite.




Today I'm making a  heart shaped cake for her . . . sort of cheating, box cake not homemade . . . LOL!  Happy Birthday Baby! xoxo






Now to enjoy it!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Birds On A Pond

Rex and I went up to Paradise, Ca to visit his parents last week.  I did a little bit of shopping while I was up there at one of my favorite gift shops, "Dove's Boutique & Gallery".  I came across this unique table frame, you don't hang it on a wall, it's displayed on a table.  Anything with birds, my heart skips a beat . . . just had to have it :O)


Saturday, March 7, 2015

Too Early . . . But Lots of Fun!

Got up at "dark thirty" this morning to go on a bike ride with Rexy to Palos Verdes before going to work this afternoon  . . . so glad I did it, so worth it! :O)