Saturday, December 20, 2014

Tinsel, One Strand at a Time!

Remember the days of hanging tinsel, 
one strand at a time?

I do!
With just the Christmas lights on the room glowed,
and the tinsel gently moving was magical.

Does anyone remember plugging in the lights and
getting a little pop because some tinsel was on the plug?!

Oh, my! Those were the days!!!  
I still use tinsel each year!

My Grandchildren giggle but love it!
Have a BRIGHT & SHINY Day!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Letter To Santa!

I hope Santa got my letter!

This sweet Santa is 60+ years old.
I have a baby picture of my husband as a baby
crawling to it!  
Hope your Holiday preparations
are coming together without a glitch! 

Friday, December 12, 2014

Christmas Treat!

Sometimes we need a little break from the Christmas crunch!

Need I say more?

And remember …

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Santa Relaxing in the Trailer!


Sunday, December 7, 2014

Relief Society Women's Christmas Dinner!

Each year our church women's organization called 
the Relief Society has it's annual Christmas party.
This year I hosted a table for 8 out of 60 sisters.

This is my table. 
The center piece is the bleached trees I did about 3 years ago.
They are timeless.  
Our theme was 
"The Ten Virgins"

At each place setting throughout the hall these sweet oil lamps were placed.
The oil lamps were made in Egypt.    

"In our lives the oil of preparedness is accumulated 
drop by drop in righteous living".
~ Spencer W. Kimball
Above is the front of centerpiece.
One of my favorite trees I made is this tiny one
that fits in a salt shaker!
You can learn how to bleach these Christmas trees …  
Above is the back of centerpiece.

I love how the silver water pitcher beaded up like frost!
It was a beautiful evening spent celebrating the birth of
and fellowshipping with the adorable sisters of my church!

Wishing You a Wonderful Holiday Season!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner For 19!

We are so excited to have a houseful
this Thanksgiving!
Almost all of our children and grandchildren will be here. 
We will have dinner for 19!
We will miss Tiffani, Phil, Mark & Eric
who live in beautiful Colorado!
We count our Blessings each day for our family. 
We always setup a long table.
Hubby wants to see everyone's beautiful faces!

He sits at one end, and I at the other.
I love all the green BALL canning jars!
They also make the straws & tops. 
Used all my May Flower Vernon Ware.
My Mother had a few pieces when she was a newly wed.
I found a huge set of this china a few years ago
from a blogger who was selling hers!
That was an exciting day!
I love these sweater pumpkins. 
The table goes all the way into the living room.
These views look into our giant room & kitchen.
I have had this green hen for years and
was so happy to see how well it matches with the jars!
I bought the chandeliers years ago from another blogger
I have been blogging for 7 years in March and still love it to pieces!
Wishing you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 14, 2014

A Beloved Fall Tea Party!

One of my most beloved Tea Party's
 I have ever attended is this sweet FALL gathering. 
This is my friend Karie's beautiful home.
She made you feel special as her guest.
Oh the details!
 The huge menu filled with delights, oh my!
I remember well.
Pumpkin custard with crisp sugar cookies!
I shall always cherish this special day
and so glad I documented it!

Have a wonderful Fall day my friends!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Cowgirl Style Trailer!

I am remembering how cute my trailer was when
 I had it all decked out in COWGIRL!
Even tho it was in pastels, it was cowgirl.
I still have all the decor if I ever want to change back!
Thats what's nice about these tiny trailers,
you can change them out in a jiffy! 
Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

It's Pumpkin Time at The Beehive Cottage!

Pumpkin Time …
my favorite time of the year!
Sweater pumpkins!
I am so glad I live in a world
where there are Octobers.
~L.M. Montgomery 
Wishing you a fun day!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Made With Love!

Every day when I gather the hens eggs,
I get this little warm fizzy!

I am so grateful for my sweet hens and their gifts they give … 
"made with love"
This is what is written on each dozen eggs I give away,
 and always tied with ribbon!
I love my hens!
Have a blessed day!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

More Pincushions!

Busy at it making more pincushions for gifts
and my Etsy Shop HERE

 I love having these on hand for gifts.

It's fun shopping from my sewing room!
I made this yoyo pattern up myself and 
they are fun to make.
Lots of fun prints, mix & matches.
The fabrics above are from 
MaryJan's Farm Collection!
The above has sweet vintage thimbles in the print!
Bee's & Polka Dots!
Cherries & Gingham!
Turdy Fruity! 
Lavender Flowers
The Blues!
Wishing you a fun, creative day!
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