Saturday, March 30, 2013

Monday, March 25, 2013

Enjoying the time . . .

I seem to have more time on my hands lately, so I'm trying to make the best out of it.  I've been finishing projects I've left undone over the years.  Recently, I've been working on some cross stitch projects.  I decided to add some glass beads to a small cross stitch project, "Summer Iris" by Blackbird Designs. 
Thought I would include a pic of me and two of my kids, my youngest and oldest at Cassandra's Birthday dinner at Benihana's Restaurant last week.  We were expecting my middle son to be back in California but his work schedule did not allow it.  We sure did miss him at the birthday dinner.   We always have such a good time together.  Sometimes it could be hard when your kids live out of state.    

Friday, March 22, 2013

This is my Beautiful Daughter . . . .

My youngest is my daughter Cassandra, who is known for her mini mouse voice, extremely high pitched.  Cassandra could do voice overs for cartoons easily.  She is often asked, "Is that your real voice?".  I loved it, especially when I speak to her over the phone, sounds like she never grew up.  Cassandra turned 23 years old yesterday.  I couldn't have been more blessed to have her as my daughter.  She's a beautiful person inside and out.  She is genuinely kind and compassionate.  Hands down, Cassandra will always think about others first, before she thinks about herself, literally.  She definitely has her Dad's sense of humor and a wicked laugh.  She'll always be a Daddy's Girl.  Being so close to her Dad, after he passed away, she amazed me how strong she was and how well she handled it.  Cassandra keeps her Daddy's spirit alive . . .  and I so love that.  Happy 23rd Birthday Baby :O)

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Bunny fever . . .

Thinking about making some bunnies again . . . this one looks a little serious though, something a little happier of course.  Hope you are having a great weekend :O)

Friday, March 15, 2013

so true . . .

Friday, March 8, 2013

Finishing It . . . finally

When we moved last year, I came across an old cross stitch project by Mary Lake Thompson that I never finished.  I was always stopping and starting it.  Too busy raising the kids and then returning back to work. My middle son, Brian was around 3 years old when I started this project.  He is now 25 years old.  So it's been awhile.  I did not have my youngest yet, which is my daughter Cassandra.  I wished I would have done the little girl's hair in medium brown it would have been just perfect.  Anyways, I'm having fun finishing it.  Thinking about turning it into a pillow with some large ric-rac trim.  Here's a peek of it.