Here is a cute cake that you could make into a Halloween cake maybe. Cake I just happened to run across it. I was having trouble getting the underline to stop so I change the hyperlink place and now it seems to be fine.
Last night's photoshop class was much better and I learned lots of things. The man teaching it had a lesson plan lined up and we were able to walk through a lot of things.
Dad went and watched Hunter go down the slide. Will probably post a couple of pictures.
I got the stitches cast on for my slippers and one row knitted. Yay!
I have been working in bits and pieces on the basement getting the guest room set up. And the storage area cleaned. Dad and I worked down there tonight and I vaccuumed everything in that area and we reorganized and cleaned. Certainly not too terribly interesting... The storage room probably cleaner than it ever has been in its life!
I have a yen to try the hyperlink thing. I know it's not hard. Well, I'm a knitter (not as good as a tri-athlete, but...) Here's the slippers I am going to try making Its supposed to be a beginner pattern. I got the yarn this morning at Wal-Mart.
In other news, Tim got back safely and timely last night from Kentucky, a little weary but otherwise fine and is very busy at work today. Lots of calls from people wanting fall work done, so he has to keep the crews working hard.
Guess what I am having for dessert, Carissa? Some of that espresso gelato that you made -- I spotted the container in the freezer and thought I just better use it up and get it out of the freezer.... ha
Dad has taken the camera to Kentucky, so I probably won't post any pictures for a few days, although his old "work" camera is upstairs in the bedroom, so I suppose I could remember how to use that and put the memory card into the computer. This morning I went to Millie's and cleaned - she is my one cleaning job now. Her daughter, whom I have met several times, had mentioned she had gotten a sewing machine and it wasn't working - the tension was messed up. So I offered to go to her house and look at it - turns out they live right across the street from Dave and Beth Bolin. Anyway, there was nothing wrong with the machine - I threaded it up and sewed a seam and it worked beautifully. She seemed very happy and was going to get to work on some projects.
I am finishing up a fall table runner today - if I get it finished I may try to put up a picture of it.
Thanks, Carissa. I got my free coffee coupon for Barnes & Noble from Slick Deals. (It's from last Thursday good until the end of the month). I may go to Barnes & Noble today and drink my coffee and look at a magazine!!
My Goodwill purchases for the day. Some books for Hunter, a book for dad, some Mary Englebret note cards, and a wall quote - which says "Family - a journey to forever" which sounds slightly Mormonish -but I thought I might use just the Family and put above our family picture.
The lady who did this quilt was the featured quilter this year. A man was installing new cabinets in her house and she did this quilt - notice the cell phone and other details. I am going to get out my quilt of my mom sitting on the rock and work on it! She said he came every day with a latte - hence the coffee cup in his hand.
Here's the information I was telling you about that has been helpful to me for years, mostly helpful in quilting, but sometimes in general sewing as well.
"If you can see the top thread on the bottom, then the bottom is too tight (and pulling the top down). If you can see the bottom thread on the top, then the top is too tight (and pulling the bottom to the top). So, see the top? Either loosen the bottom or tighten the top. See the bottom? Either loosen the top or tighten the bottom. "
Does anyone know how to get rid of that blue strip across my picture? thanks. Or,... I would like to put it at the top with the name of my blog... which at the current time for lack of better inspiration is..... Daily Ramblings. By the way, I'm sure you already know this, but just in case, you can click on the pictures to make them bigger.
Tuesday afternoon I rode with dad to three appointments that were all on the way to St. Maries. One was the Casino again to try to get to talk to that guy about the Christmas lights. We went on to Todd and Amy's property to cut some more of that wood. This is how the river looked at sunset. Beautiful, isn't it? Then we ate at a little hometown cafe. Got home 8:00 pm
You can see the plastic spools, which I thought we would have fun threading - that they turned into "pets," that needed to be walked. Grandpa stopped in for 5 minutes on his way from one job to the next and took the one picture. We had a blast!!