May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 NIV

Friday, October 28, 2011

Apple Pie, Projects, and Precious Family

The DGDs were over the other day.  As usual they wandered into the kitchen looking for "treats" and eats.  The oldest decided she wanted to cook so she asked for a card and she wrote out a recipe.  Below is a 6 year old's recipe for apple pie.  I'm sure you'll want to try it soon. 
Following the directions made it more soup than pie
After residing at the end of our bed for a few months, the Strip Therapy Quilt is finally hanging above the bed.  The tall sloped wall was in desperate need of a pop of color.  But it is a tall wall and the actual hanging of the quilt was not easy.  Thanks to DHs creativity and willingness to reach up to tall places, the quilt was hung.  Our basic philosophy is that we will not hang anything over the bed that will fall and knock us out during an earthquake.  I think this qualifies. 
This antique square measuring stick came in handy.

No other way to reach up except to stand on the bed.  Notice the precise "blue tape" marks.

Hangers went right up to the limits of DHs arms

Voila!  Isn't it beautiful.  Now we need new lamps.
DS is on the mend and he and his wife went out on a special date to a concert last week.  Of course, Nahn Nahn got to have a sleep-over to help out.  I love this family.  I am so blessed. 
Nason St. House, Alameda, California, October 2011
And finally, a little retro Halloween happiness.  I think I made this fabric pumpkin and its leaf coasters over 20 years ago.  It comes out every fall.  I've noticed in the quilting blogs that fabric pumpkins are  once again popular.  What goes 'round, comes 'round.   This one is holding up well. 
A bit of Fall Fun for the dining room table.

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