Friday, December 8, 2017

Progress Picture of Beloved Rose Of Sharon

100_9635.jpg - Beloved Rose Of Sharon - Artist & Designer is Paula Vaughan - 12-8-2017

Beloved Rose Of Sharon

Designer - Paula Vaughan

28 Count Lugana 2 x 2 Full Cross Stitch

I am slowly getting this one done. The Worst Section is done now.  I have changed my mind about doing the background.  I am not going to do it.  If I decide to do it I might change the colors of the background cause I don't like the color of the background as the pattern has it.  I like either Blue, Green or Red for my Background.  

Thanks for looking...enjoy....

God Bless
Love & Prayers
Linda K, Buttercup  

Progress on Daisy Offerings

100_9634.jpg - Daisy Offerings - HAED - Artist is Sandra Kuck - Designer is Michele Sayetta - 12-8-2017

Daisy Offerings


Artist is Sandra Kuck

Designer is Michele Sayetta

18 Count 2 x 1 Full Cross Stitch

I am slowly working on this...I am now on Page 9 out of 36 Pages.  Right now it is pretty easy and I will be revealing something on this page when I get more done on this.  

Thanks for looking...enjoy....

Love & Prayers
God Bless
Linda K, Buttercup

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Been So Busy Lately

Dear Friends

    Today is the second day of December...where has this year gone to?  I think it went out in Space somewhere! 

    I have not had any time to post any pictures of my stitching lately...I have been so busy since Thanksgiving and before that as well too.  Maybe Monday I can post my progress pictures after I get back home from the Church Ladies Breakfast. 

I had a very Good Thanksgiving with my brother and his wife and my Niece and Nephews and Great Nephews as well. 

I have been reading 16th Seduction by James Patterson on my Kindle through the Overdrive App through my Library.  I am half way done with this.  This is my main book that I am currently reading right now.  I am not sure what I am going to read next.  I will be done with this by the end of this coming week.  I love the Overdrive App.  It is so wonderful to use.  I don't have to get in my car and drive to the Library to get my books.  I have enough Physical Books both in Paperback and in Hard Back to read here at home too.  I only have 400 some books on the Wish List through the Overdrive through my Library that I want to read and most of them are Waiting List so they will let me know when a book is available and than I can download the book and read it.  Where I live at we get real bad Winters like from December - February and sometimes March so I don't like to get out and drive when it is really bad out.  Although my Library is only about 6 blocks away the way I have to go to get to my local Library its the streets and than the highway and they get real slippery during the Winter Time.  You can also see What Is New too on the Overdrive App when they get new books in cause they are constantly getting new books in all of the time on the Overdrive App.  I love it...Oh did I say that already. 

Buttercup - my kitty - is doing really well now..he is so full of energy and Orniery too.  He is getting bigger by the minute and he is getting a slight tad heavier too.  He loves to be carried around the house and when he wants to be held he will start meowing like crazy.  He loves to be cuddled at night in his Fleece Blanket and held like a baby.  I just love him to death. 

I have taken over doing the Card Ministry in the Lydia Circle which I belong to through my Church.  We - The Lydia Circle Ladies and Gentleman - My Pastor comes to the Lydia Circle Meetings along with his wife - we send cards out once a month except for January and February due to the weather to to our Congregation - like a Thinking of You - Get Well - Sympathy - Christmas Cards - Easter Cards - Thanksgiving Cards - type of cards - to our Shut Ins - the lady that was in charge of this she doesn't want to do it anymore - she has the beginning stages of Dementia - and she ask me if I would be willing to help out with this and I said Yes I would love to.  Me and the lady that was in Charge of this - and another lady from my church we met over at the church on Thursday and we made out 53 Cards altogether to send to the people of our Congregation.  Than she turn everything over to me than and I took it all home.  It was all in a great big Cloth Pretty Carrying Bag. 

So than for the last three days I have been working on the Cards that was not done yet and I have Addressed all of the Envelopes for those Cards and put Stamps on them and Return Address Labels which I am using hers for this month and than in March when we do cards again I have my own Address Labels made up with a St. Patty's Clover Leaf on each of my Return Address Label which looks really neat.  I love it...what can I say.  I re-did the Church Directory List on my own computer so I can read it and so I would have everybody's addresses that I might send cards too.  I took all of the Boxes of Cards out of the Bags and I put them all on my Shelf  in my Office.  I have a Card Table all set up here in my office that I can sit down to and do cards and so forth.  I am going to get me a Three Ring Binder to keep the pocket folders in plus my Church Directory and than I can put the Cards in the Pocket Folders for each Month except for January and February.  I pretty much have this all organized now like I want it and it will be easier on me as well too.  Than I take the cards that I have done and put them in a little Bath & Body Works Carrying Bag and I take that Bag to the Lydia Circle and than we all sign our names to the Cards.  Than the next day I take those Cards to the Post Office and I mail them out. 

I got the worst part of it done now which I am so very Thankful that I do.  I don't have to do anything now until Wednesday when I go to the Lydia Circle at my church and take the Cards for everyone to sign and than I will take them to the Post Office the next morning. 

Thank you all for all of your beautiful comments.  I really appreciate them so very much. 

I think that is all for now...

Take Care

God Bless You
Love & Prayers
Linda K, Buttercup 

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Been Stitching

Dear Friends

   I have been stitching this week - I have stitched on

Advice From A Caterpillar by Scott Gustafson - HAED
Beloved Rose Of Sharon by Paula Vaughan
Daisy Offerings by Sandra Kuck - HAED

I will show pictures of my progress sometime between today and tomorrow. 

I have been reading three books and the are:

J is for Judgment by Sue Grafton - four more chapters left to read - the chapters are long toward the end of the book.- Mystery - Physical Paperback Book

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe - Reading 10 Pages a Day in it - Classic

The Apprentice by Tess Gerritsen - Mystery - Kindle Book

We have been having Rain for the last two days non stop practically.  At least it is not snowing out - thank goodness.  My older brother got me two big bags of Salt and a Big Bucket of Salt for my Sidewalk and Steps.  I think I am all set now.  He got it at Menards.  The Salt does not wreck your sidewalk or steps. 

Buttercup is doing fine - my little 4 month old kitty - he is so dang orniery.  Every time I sit down to eat he wants to eat what I want...Geesh.  Every time I go into my Bathroom he follows me right into my Bathroom - No Privacy whatsoever...LOL....Whenever somebody comes into my house he will go and hide under the couch.  We play every night with his mousies on the long poles.  He loves to snuggle and be covered up with his fleece blanket.  He does not like Thunder or loud noise.  It scares him and he will go and hide under the couch.  He gets plenty of snuggling and plenty of lovin that is for sure.  He loves to lay on my lap, be covered up with his fleece blanket, and purrs away until he falls asleep.

I have a Question for those of you who has a IPHONE 7 or above -

Do any of you buy more I Cloud storage for your phone.  I don't have enough memory left or space or whatever it is called to Back Up My Phone and it would cost me .99 cents per month if I buy more storage and I think its like 50 GB or MB something more storage. 

I also have another question too.....

For those of you who have I Tunes on your Phone - if you buy a song does that mean that you have to pay for that song every month or is it just a one time thing or do you pay for that song once a year? 

Thank you to my new Followers that are following my Blog.  Thank you so very much. 

I think I am all caught up now with everything....

God Bless You
Love & Prayers
Linda K, Buttercup

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Picture of my New Kitty - Buttercup

Buttercup just laying on my lap sleeping - Sunday Oct 22, 2017

Buttercup - My New Kitty

This is my New Kitty that I got.  He is now 4 months old as of today - Today is his Birthday - Tuesday Nov 7, 2017.  I love him to death.  His name is Buttercup.  He loves to be carried around in my arms while I am doing different things around the house.  He loves to lick the Jelly off of my Toast.  He loves to take a few sips of my Coffee in the mornings.  I let him have the Freedom around the house and than I put him in his room at night right before I go to bed.  

He is dang full of energy and so funny.  He cracks me up sometimes.  If I don't carry him around the house especially in the mornings he will have a Meowing fit - LOL.  He loves to lay on my lap in the afternoons and take his afternoon naps.  

God Bless You
Love & Prayers
Linda K, Buttercup 

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Good Morning

Dear Friends

I just want to say Thank you for all of the comments that I have been getting lately.  Thank you so very much.  I really appreciate them so very much.  They mean so much to me. 

I want to thank all of my New Followers that I have been getting lately for following my Blog.  Thank you so much. 

I have been reading alot lately and right now I am Currently Reading "J is for Judgment" by Sue Grafton.  I am almost at my Half Way Point.  When I get this book finished than I am going to read "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe.  I have been wanting to read this for a very long time. 

Yesterday my older brother and his wife took me Grocery Shopping in the Big City.  We went to Aldi's first and got some of our groceries and than we went to Walmart to get the rest of our groceries.  Than we stop at Culver's to have our Lunch.  My brother and I got Mushroom Swiss Burger Basket plus our drink.  Oh my gosh that was so good.  Oh I love their Mushroom Swiss Burger Basket.  I don't get into the Big City very often and when I do my brother and my Sister In Law takes me.  I love eating at Culver's.  If you have a Culver's near you - you have to eat their Mushroom Swiss Burger and their fries of course cause its very delicious. 

We have been having very fallish weather - rainy - cold - wet - dreary weather.  We are suppose to get Rain today and its suppose to be stormy out tomorrow.  I am hoping that it does not storm until after I get home from Church.

I have been stitching some this week but not very much.  I have tons of Confetti Stitching to do in my one stitching project so I only do a little bit each day until I am done with the Confetti Stitching.  I am also still stitching on my HAED Project too - Daisy Offerings. 

My New Kitty - Buttercup - is doing just fine - orniery as ever and so full of energy.  I am taking him to his Vet for his first set of Shots.  He does not have ear mites anymore and his Eye is completely healed up and he does not have Heart Worms anymore either so he is as healthy as a horse which I am so very thankful for.  His Birthday is on November 7th. 

I ordered one book called "One Thousand White Women" by Jim Fergus from Amazon.  It is a story about a Woman and what she goes through in life.  It is a thick book and it is really good.  A lot of my Book Tube Friends are reading this book right now.  I will get my Book on Monday.  As soon as I get J is for Judgement finished and get Uncle Tom's Cabin Read than I will read "One Thousand White Women" next. 

I went on Vacation the last week of October and I had a great time.  I got to see my friends - got to go to my favorite Church - got to go to a Halloween Party - got to go to Barnes and Nobles - Got to go to Ziano's to eat Italian Food - got to go to Cracker Barrel to eat as well which was last Friday.  My friend and I ate at Ziano's last Thursday.  The food was very delicious at both places. 

Well I think this will do it for me....

Have a Lovely Day - Evening - Morning - Noon - depending where you live at. 

God Bless You
Love & Prayers
Linda K, Buttercup

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Thank you

Dear Friends

   I just want to say Thank You from the Bottom of my Heart for all of the Comments about my Beloved Railroad who passed away on Friday Oct 6, 2017.  Thank you so very much.  It has been rough over the last couple of weeks but I know that he is at Peace Now and that he is not suffering anymore.  I am so very grateful for that.  I do not like to see a animal - pet suffer at all.  It just breaks my heart into a million pieces. 

I had Railroad cremated and I got his Ashes - they are in a beautiful Tin and I love the Tin and his name and death date is on the bottom of the Tin which I dearly love.  I have his Tin next to Chewy's Tin and Peanut's Tin. 

I did get another Kitty and he is three months old and he is such a adorable lovable orniery kitty and I love him to death.  Right now he is staying in my Library Room.  Next month he is going for his Kitty Check Up.  His name is Buttercup.  He looks just like a lil Buttercup...Haha!  I carry him around the house with me when I am getting his food and all of that and he loves to stay in my arm and just look around.  I am going to get him declawed sometime in December.  And than I think I am going to let him have the run of the house after that is done. 

I have been stitching some on three of my projects - I am taking my time in stitching on them. 

Right now I just basically want to Read.  I have checked out three books from my Local Library and Three Magazines which is Ranger Rick Magazines.  I love these Magazines.  I get the National Geographic for Kids Magazines here at home.

I am currently reading "J is for Judgment" by Sue Grafton - my own paperback copy.  I am also reading "The Killing Edge" by Heather Graham.  I love Heather Graham Books.  They are so good.  She is a Mystery Writer and she reminds me of James Patterson.  Her Books are similar to James Patterson Books that they keep you on your toes and you can't hardly put the books down at all.  I am thinking about reading one of my Classics as well too which I have alot of Classic Books.  I don't know which one yet.  I am thinking about a Charles Dickens Book. 

I have been spending alot of time at my Local Library...I love going in and looking at the old books and talking to the two Librarians.  My Library has the two best Librarians that we have had in a very long time.  Everybody just loves them and they are so nice and they work really hard for the town Library.  I am so very excited about our new Library that is being built and it will be done by next Summer....I cannot wait.  We are also switching over to the Ever Green Library System too hopefully before they move over to the New Library.  My Local Library is not affiliated with the County Library System so the Ever Green Library System is for small Indiana Libraries that is not affiliated with any other Big County Library System.   I will have a Ever Green Library Card by the end of this year or the first of next year hopefully.  My New Library Card will be Green and White. We will be able to keep our books for three weeks instead of two weeks and we can check out up to 100 books at one time which we can do now too if we want to. 

We have been having our Indian Autumn Weather where I live at here in Northern Indiana.  It is nice out - warm - cool out - during the day time and than at night it gets down to the 40's.  Next Week it is going to get down in the 30's.  Now that is cold...YIKES!  We are suppose to have Rain today - through tomorrow night so we shall see...mostly at night. 

Once again Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all of the comments about my beloved Railroad.  It means alot to me and you all were there for me as well.  Thank you. 

God Bless You
Love & Prayers
Linda K, Buttercup - my new Kitty