Thursday, January 28, 2010

One World , One Heart Giveaway!!

This is an opportunity to meet and visit lots of other bloggers from all over the world and see what kind of art or blogging they are doing. This is a wonderful event that has bee taking place for a few years now. My giveaway is this sweet little pincushion made from a vintage baby shoe. Leave a comment and you will be added to my giveaway taking place on Feb. 15th. You must have a blog and remember to leave an e-mail or address so that I can reach you when you win.
Click on the OWOH logo on my sidebar and go and sign up your blog and your own giveaway.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Tortilla soup recipe!!

Wow! This is one of the best soups I have ever made, here it is:
2 tsp olive oil..........1 med. chopped onion........1 T minced garlic.....1/2 green pepper...2 large chicken breast, boneless and skinless......2 cups frozen corn.....1/2 cup white wine....1 1/2 tsp chili powder.....1/2 tsp/ red pepper flakes...1 tsp basil....8 cups water and 8 chicken bouillon cubes...1 can tomato sauce..2 cans diced tomatoes...1/2 tsp pepper....One bay leaf. 1 tsp celanto or 6 or 8 coriander seeds.

Saute onion, and green pepper and garlic(all chopped in olive oil-add all the rest of the ingredients except corn, Simmer med for 40 minutes, shred chicken and cook for another 40 add corn. Serve topped with crushed tortilla chips and corn bread. This has a bite, if you want more heat add more red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

New project!! Art blocks

Something I saw and thought would be fun to make and it was:
Roses On My Table

Also ATC Love birds challenge for PID.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Up in the air!!!

Three Muses something in the air challenge

embossed sunspots with gold embossing , brass corner deco, silhouette boy. Balloons from google, background paper from collection.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Up in the air!!

This is my redition for the "Up in the air challenge". The background is a watercolor mix that I made , the kite is a drawing and the child is from a book of vintage images that I purhased.The kite poem I found on the internet with no name.
Three Muses challenge

Mixed Media Monday

this is my piece for the "Wings" Challenge.
Mixed Media Monday

Hearts and Flowers

ATC card for "Hearts and Flowers Challenge" On PID.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Gothic arches

Gothic Arches challenge
This is a piece for the Gothic Arch Challenge "Shabby Chic" Hope you like it.

Sunday postcard art!!

Sunday postcard Art Challenge
This is an image I have wanted to use for awhile and this seemed appropriate for the challenge. I love the look of vintage pieces and vintage images.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Blizzard by Barbara Reither-Meyers

Gale warning hail warning
Sky sifts high drifts
Finding bright blinding white
Snowball snowfall
Moonscape snowscape
Frostbite dost bite
Rococo swirls hot cocoa curls
Icy glove spicy love
Huddle in cuddle in
Rock salt clocks halt

Journal 365!!!

This is a journal kit with 365 prompts and label for your notebook and your journal jar. Every day you take a prompt from the jar and answer the question, at the end of the 365 days you have a wonderful personal journal, You can add pictures , drawings or what ever makes your journal yours. You can buy this kit from Studio Girl( scrapbook graphics) for 5.99.

Journal 365!!!


Since my stay in the hospital( trying to control a fib) Had a blood clot in my leg and am still trying to get back my leg strength so walking is an effort. Every day I try more but it is a slow process, So much for that , did finish a book and did a couple of swaps for PID. Going to do a Valentine banner swap today so will post it later. Also working on an personal journal.It is so cute ,can't wait to share it with you. You are going to love it and want one for yourself, I did one for a friend and one for a friends teen age daughter for Christmas.

New work and altered book!!!

Not great pictures but here is my book and a piece for a Paper imagery design swap.The book is up on etsy. It is a french themed book with about 12 pages.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

The Best Thing I ever ate!!! Desserts!! Giveaway!

I saw this on the food network channel, thought it might be fun for people to comment with the best thing they ever ate. Here is mine:

Jello chocolate pudding (the cooked kind) Put small brownie on bottom of bowl. pudding next( hot) ice cream bar pushed into center and take stick out , cover with whipped cream, eat now!!!
let's hear yours: My favorite will get a piece of art from my collection. will post picture when my batteries charge.

Recuperating from my Hospital stay!!

Still laying low and trying to get back strength from being in the hospital most of Dec. Was able to come home on Christmas Eve, Feeling OK and hoping to get back to my self very soon.
One of my Christmas presents was from my daughter (Vicki) My blog made into a book , I will post a pic of it later, What a wonderful gift!!! I won't have to worry anymore bout all my posts and pictures dissapearing one day.