Sunday, September 23, 2012

First Impressions

"You could just fall in love with her."

:)
An unforgettable quote from the weekend.

Xo

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Mixed Patterns

Wow, I really started September off with a bang! I spent way too much money on additions to my fall wardrobe. Three of these pieces were recent purchases.
I was terribly afraid, and still am a bit, about the disappearance of summer. Soo to combat the fear I decided spending money on exciting things was my only cure.
September has been great.
And I'm loving my outfit options, but I still need more- I mean after all I'm still fearful. :)

I was a little unsure about these two patterns. Both are polka dots, and of course the Brahmin purse and blue Senso booties... Totally clash. But I love the colors!

What do you think?
Blouse- H&M
Skirt- Gap Outlet
Misc bracelets, watch- OU

Monday, September 3, 2012

Labor Day Weekend

With all the talk about Isaac (tropical storm) making its appearance in the Midwest this weekend, I was fearful the long weekend would be scrapped. But it wasn't at all! :)
Friday was a windy, rainy, gloomy day. The perfect kind of day to spend on the couch, online shopping or knitting. :)
I did neither.
Instead I worked until 6pm, came home and watched The Hunger Games with my neighbor.
Saturday I spent way too much money shopping with my friend Tracy, and then had a lovely dinner at Herbie's Vintage 72, followed by the last performance of The Lion King at the Fox Theater. It was spectacular!
Sunday I spent the day at home getting crafty, ran 2.4 miles with my dad and then had a lovely dinner with my folks.
Monday was spent harvesting grapes for Vogler Wine! And I cannot even begin to describe how excited I am about it! We have TONS of grapes ready to be squeezed into something yummy.

I pray you all lovely friends and followers had just as great a weekend as I!

Xo


The Fox Theater
Measuring reed
Gluing the reed to make several circles
Reed drying
Weaving the circles together
The finished 'orb'. I made three to hang somewhere!
Vogler grapes! Picked from our own vines
The grapes all ready to be measured and mashed!
This should make about 13 gallons of wine! And this was only grapes from 3 of the 6 plants!
Mashing the grapes!


Sugar and yeast added
Adding water
Now, we let it ferment!
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