Tuesday, May 12, 2015

and the winner is.....

 I assigned everybody a number going right down the list and used a random number generator. The winner is....
I popped over and looked at her blog - love it! Thanks to everyone who stopped by and commented. Also - welcome to my new followers!! I hope I can keep you entertained! 
I had a lovely Mother's Day - my daughter sent tulips which arrived on Sunday! How wonderful!!
They came with a blue mason jar - I love colored mason jars!! My son called me to tell me he loves me - ahhh what a nice boy! My husband took me to dinner and gave me the cutest monkey card. It was a nice weekend.
I finally got all my grades - 5 classes all A's!! What a relief! I have to take anatomy and physiology this summer and I have to get an A in that. Plus I have to study for the entrance test - to even get in the program. Scary. 
I have to show you some fun finds from the Goodwill store!! Scott found this LoRan line magnifier for my metal stitching board - wow does it work well!
 check this out - flat ...
 pull up the handle and it's a basket - adorable!! Looks handmade and it is heavier than you would expect!!
 the little rustic house - it doesn't blend in as much in person - it's perfect there!
 a Mongolian Ger - hand painted  "jewelry suitcase"
 Scott picked up these frames - can't wait to see what he does with them!!
 and the best find (Scott just rolled his eyes - he says it's the ugliest gaudy bag ever - what does he know lol yes, it's bright but I LOVE it!!) A Vera Bradley messenger bag the fabric is discontinued "Cupcakes Pink" a  bit faded on the front otherwise in PERFECT condition!! 20 bucks! 

 When we lived in Colorado my friend Katie bought me my first Vera Bradley messenger bag - she was shocked that I didn't have any Vera Bradley bags. She found this one at a thrift store in Colorado for 5 bucks!! One little frayed edge - otherwise PERFECT condition! Retired "Java Blue". There are some on ebay - prices aren't bad. I love the messenger bag!!
Scott bought me a bag when he first came to Indianapolis to use as a lunch bag - yes it's a diaper bag! At the time I needed to take 2 meals and drinks because I worked 10 hour shifts so a big bag was needed! Retired "Suzani" The pockets are great for silverware, salt, sunglasses, wallet and keys - so you don't have to carry a purse on work days! 
 Today I am going to stitch - woo hoo!! Hope you have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by!
EEEEkkk I think my husband turned into a cat.....


  1. Oooh love your bags!! I'm a bit of a "bag-holic" and these are simply gorgeous!!
    I have a very similar wooden basket :) It's a bit smaller and is in a shape of an apple. I use it mainly over Christmas to keep nuts in shell.
    Have a lovely day x

  2. I love your bags too! Sounds like the perfect Mother's Day.

  3. Our kids must think the same way, I got tulips in the same blue mason jar. I loved the jar. The tulips too! What good finds at the thrift store.

  4. I have a VB diaper bag that my Mom used as a purse. I'd planned on using it as a project bag. Those LoRan rulers work pretty good. Great thrift store goodies! Glad you had a good mother's day.

  5. Pretty Tulips.
    The VB bags are beautiful.
    Great finds from Goodwill.

  6. Oooh, thanks Jamie, for picking my name out for the TP - how exciting. It sounds like your Mother's Day was pretty good, like mine was. Love your tulips and all of your Goodwill finds. I will email you my snail mail address right now. Thanks again, hugs Kaye

  7. Lovely bags, congrats to the winner.

  8. HOLY SHMOLY - You hit the jackpot, Baby!!

  9. I've just found your blog and scrolled back a little - so enjoyed reading! blessings, marlene