Monday, April 25, 2016

Ginkgo Garden Club Birthday Celebration

Our local garden club celebrated its 41st birthday with an outing. We went on a luncheon at The Bar (restaurant and grill) in Cape Girardeau, MO. The Bar was in the 2014 film Gone Girl, staring Ben Affleck. The Bar sits across the street from Cape County Courthouse which was also in the film.



The hostess for the month decorated the tables with potted plants and lanterns. There was a television mounted on the wall with a movie playing of beautiful landscapes. 









Instead of a birthday cake, we had decorated cupcakes in a flower motif. 










On the way home from the luncheon, we noticed the beautiful sky over the Mississippi River.



When we crossed the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge back into Illinois, 




I noticed the beautiful weeds in Illinois.



Later we headed back to Kentucky. 



Thanks for stopping in - JoAnn.


Linking to:

Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Make It Monday @Katherine’s Corner
Metamorphosis Monday@ Between Naps on the Porch
Mosaic Monday @ Lavendar Cottage
Show and Share @ Coastal Charm
                                                                          
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life on Tuesday
The Scoop at Stonegable Blog
You’re Gonna Love It Tuesday at Kathe With an E
Tweak It Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Fall Into Fall at DIY By Design


Outdoor Wednesday @ A Southern Daydreamer
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
Share Your Style Link Party @ 21 Rosemary Lane for (Wednesday evenings) 
Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have A Cup of Mrs. Olsen
From My Front Porch to Yours for Treasure Hunt Thursday

Tablescape Thursday@ Between Naps on the Porch
Favorite Things Thursday at Katherine’s Corner
Home and Garden Thursday at A Delightsome Life
Inspiration Thursday @ In the New House
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home on Thursday
Simple & Sweet Fridays @ Rooted In Thyme

Feathered Nest Friday @ the French Country Cottage
Common Ground for Be Inspired Friday
Simple and Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme
Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Fabulously Creative Friday @ Jennifer Rizzo
Foodie Friday & Everything Else @ Rattlebridge Farm
Weekend Retreat @ AKA Design & Life

The Bouquet of Talent Party @ Life on Lakeshore Drive - Saturday

Sunny Simple Sunday at Sunny Simple Life
Dishing and Digging @ Rustic & Refined

Monday, April 18, 2016

A Little Money Business - Quilting

I recently made this monkey quilt and want to share it with you.
                               

This  is Anita Goodesign pattern, 
there is applique 
and the small monkeys are stitched.




There are 33 designs in this program.


This quilt pattern I used is 
called a court house
 steps.


The fabric I used were Batiks. 


I also used many of these monkeys on baby shirts and towels.

It was a fun quilt.



Thanks for stopping by - JoAnn.

Linking to: 

Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Make It Monday @Katherine’s Corner
Metamorphosis Monday@ Between Naps on the Porch
Mosaic Monday @ Lavendar Cottage
Table It Monday @ Rustic & Refined
Show and Share @ Coastal Charm
                                                                          
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life on Tuesday
The Scoop at Stonegable Blog
You’re Gonna Love It Tuesday at Kathe With an E
Tweak It Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Fall Into Fall at DIY By Design

Fabric Tuesday at Quilt Story

Needle and Thread Thursday @ My Quilt Infatuation on Wednesday
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style

From My Front Porch to Yours for Treasure Hunt Thursday

Favorite Things Thursday at Katherine’s Corner
Home and Garden Thursday at A Delightsome Life
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home on Thursday
Simple & Sweet Fridays @ Rooted In Thyme

Feathered Nest Friday @ the French Country Cottage
Simple and Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme
Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Fabulously Creative Friday @ Jennifer Rizzo
Foodie Friday & Everything Else @ Rattlebridge Farm

Fabric Frenzy Friday @ Forth Worth Fabric Studio on Friday
Whoot Whoot Friday @ Confessions of A Fabric Addict
Whoomp There It Is @ A Quilted Passion on Friday

ScrapHappy Saturday @ So Scrappy on Saturday

Oh Scrap @ Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework on Sunday

The Bouquet of Talent Party @ Life on Lakeshore Drive - Saturday

Oh Scrap @ Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework on Sunday


Sunday, April 10, 2016

Cooking with The Girls



Chicken and Dumplings and Cinnamon Rolls

One of my favorite things to do is to cook with my Granddaughter.
She has been cooking with me since she was able to scoot a chair around in the kitchen.



Our favorite food to prepare is chicken and dumplings. Here is my Grandmother's recipe that we use.




Another recipe that we use is from her mother. 
It is tasty cinnamon rolls.
We got carried away making the chicken and
 dumplings and cinnamon rolls.


We shared the cinnamon rolls with our friends and neighbors.



Hope you enjoyed your weekend as much as we enjoyed ours.





Thanks for stopping in - JoAnn. 


Linking to:

Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Metamorphosis Monday@ Between Naps on the Porch
Mosaic Monday @ Lavendar Cottage
Show and Share @ Coastal Charm
                                                                          
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life on Tuesday
The Scoop at Stonegable Blog
You’re Gonna Love It Tuesday at Kathe With an E
Tweak It Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Swing Into Spring at DIY By Design

Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style

Share Your Style Link Party @ 21 Rosemary Lane for (Wednesday evenings) 
Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have A Cup of Mrs. Olsen
From My Front Porch to Yours for Treasure Hunt Thursday

Tablescape Thursday@ Between Naps on the Porch
Favorite Things Thursday at Katherine’s Corner
Home and Garden Thursday at A Delightsome Life
Inspiration Thursday @ In the New House
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home on Thursday
Simple & Sweet Fridays @ Rooted In Thyme

Friday’s Hunt @ Eden Hills
Feathered Nest Friday @ the French Country Cottage
Common Ground for Be Inspired Friday
Simple and Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme
Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Fabulously Creative Friday @ Jennifer Rizzo
Foodie Friday & Everything Else @ Rattlebridge Farm
Weekend Retreat @ AKA Design & Life

The Bouquet of Talent Party @ Life on Lakeshore Drive - Saturday

Sunny Simple Sunday at Sunny Simple Life
Dishing and Digging @ Rustic & Refined




Thursday, March 31, 2016

Daffodil Luncheon

I enjoyed a beautiful Spring day. I am happy that I took a walk before the storms came. The flag was flying high and the daffodils and tulips were abundant.


I took pictures of the beautiful flowers and blooms.  I had to take a picture of my husband's adversary the dandelion.   


This barn is across the road is adorned with cherry blooms and the picture at the top shows my Kentucky Bluegrass in the side yard.




I was inspired to go home and prepare a lunch of chicken noodle soup and fruit.


I picked some daffodils for my table setting.  Since I used my grandmother's recipe for the chicken soup, I brought out some vintage white place settings and added some milk glass.

 

For dessert we had fresh fruit. Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy your week.



I thought this was so cute that I just had to add it. I witnessed a calf having lunch.



Linking to:

Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Make It Monday @Katherine’s Corner
Metamorphosis Monday@ Between Naps on the Porch
Mosaic Monday @ Lavendar Cottage
Show and Share @ Coastal Charm
                                                                          
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life on Tuesday
The Scoop at Stonegable Blog
You’re Gonna Love It Tuesday at Kathe With an E
Tweak It Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Fall Into Fall at DIY By Design

Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style

Share Your Style Link Party @ 21 Rosemary Lane for (Wednesday evenings) 
Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have A Cup of Mrs. Olsen
From My Front Porch to Yours for Treasure Hunt Thursday

Tablescape Thursday@ Between Naps on the Porch
Favorite Things Thursday at Katherine’s Corner
Home and Garden Thursday at A Delightsome Life
Inspiration Thursday @ In the New House
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home on Thursday
Simple & Sweet Fridays @ Rooted In Thyme

Friday’s Hunt @ Eden Hills
Feathered Nest Friday @ the French Country Cottage
Common Ground for Be Inspired Friday
Simple and Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme
Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Fabulously Creative Friday @ Jennifer Rizzo
Foodie Friday & Everything Else @ Rattlebridge Farm
Weekend Retreat @ AKA Design & Life

The Bouquet of Talent Party @ Life on Lakeshore Drive - Saturday

Sunny Simple Sunday at Sunny Simple Life
Dishing and Digging @ Rustic & Refined