Wednesday, June 8, 2011

june fun...and frolic...

not to mention heat and humidity!

It's Wisconsin...we went from brisk fall like temps...to 90 degree + temps...

It's the last week of school...and Maddy is now a full fledged Safety Crossing Cadet! (That means moving into FIFTH grade!)...OK..SO HOW MANY OF YOU OUT THERE REMEMBER HER AS A B-A-B-Y???? and now we have only one more year at the school she is in...(the ONLY in her whole school life...she will be with Maxx)
(she was TRYING to hide from her CRAZY-CAMERA-PACKIN

..AH I MEAN proud nonnie...as she carried her sign out to her post)


First day of duty done...and she gets in the car and goes, "nonnie, my belts too big..(gotta be a fashion thing) and it's HOT...MY POST IS IN THE OPEN SUN!!!


She does wear that belt well....and could very well be an ad campaign for SAFETY PATROL! LOL

Gonna make another sister or brother bear...like this oldie but goodie...from a few years back....who resides in California...




This last weekend...we went to the Milwaukee County Zoo...this season they have a new feature...A butterfly experience...
The Zoo crew was so helpful with making sure each person got to hold a butterfly..especially the kids!!
The Crew showed each person how to approach a butterfly to get it to sit on your hand...


...we were so suprized that maxx held not one but several he WILL NOT HOLD A WORM...but he will fish...perhaps thats why his imaginary buddy, BOB...the ladybug..is just that IMAGINARY...



Little Miss Lavender....she is getting more and more sweet every day!
...the BIGGER THE BOW....the better the NONNIE!


AND Logan is settling in as being the BIG BROTHER...well trying to...he stands on his front porch calling me to come get him...(they live across the street)


Maxx is so ready to play baseball...still waiting on his Gait lab results...they said it would take six weeks...it's been three...


we've been practicing...


...and practicing


and practicing...

He may not be able to run well..but the boy can sure WHACK 'EM!

with summer comes the carnivals..this one was at Xander's school...
Maddy transformed into a butterfly...




Working on this Jewel Sparkles dress for a sweet little one I know...who adores her Jewel Sparkles Lalaloopsy!
Here is Jewel...

...and here is what i made...

I had to adapt it from several patterns....and a bit of ingenuity...

and then...we went to an estate sale...and usually estate sales are run by antique dealers in this area..and we avoid them because the prices are well...HIGH...but this one was in a block rummage..and run by the kids of a mom that had passed....i selected a couple of lace doilies...and she asked what I had planned for them...she was sooo excited her mom's things she had made were going to be remade into other things..that she gave me the rest of the pile!
and the runner will be PERFECT on my kitchen table! (sorry, shan) lol


..i can cross off the bird cage from my rummage list!!! SCORE!


I think Lolli is thinking that that pale yellow dotted swiss fabric will be turned into something frothy for her...so she's keeping a close eye on it...


Lady had all these sweet vintage pieces and she has baggies more!!!


Found these baking pan delights...(the set of Wilton graduated pans were only $3.00!)
the other ones were priced from .10 to a dollar!

Maxx gave me a great idea for a father's day card...he put this little squinkie car onto of it's matching counterpart..and says, "look, nonnie..it's me and dad!"


PERFECT!!!! Gotta get to work on it!

Leaving you with...this...close your eyes real tight...

make a wish....

...and BLOW!!! hoping all your wishes come true!

BIG HUGZ til next time!

6 comments:

peggy gatto said...

what fun I had checking in with all your activities!!!
I remember when the boys first did crossing guards, big honor!!!
Hugs to you all!!!

mariasangel said...

you sure have been a busy Nonnie!!!

The Rose Room said...

Hello lovely lady! Oh my goodness, those babies of yours are so much bigger than when I last visit you here! Maddy is just the pretty Princess! And Maxx.... not a little boy anymore! Lovely to see your creations, you are so talented. I have lost my mojo! Mind you if I could get in my craft room would be as start! Take care, will be back sooner next time! Rachaelxo

BluBabesCreate said...

Love that big bow on that little babe!

Fran said...

Love looking and reading your blog. It's been awhile since I visited your blog. I think I will be visiting more often now that we are settle in our house in Texas. It has been over 8 months since I have done much of anything but find a house, and then had to find another one because the 1st one was a no go, packing up the house in Vegas, move to Texas and unpack, paint, put hardwood floors in, etc etc etc. Lots and really have more to do but I've had it and so has my hubby. We will have it finished by Christmas.LOL Your babies are soooo cute and some aren't babies anymore. WOW how they have grown.
Hugs
Fran

Timeless Creations said...

Do you sell that dress you made that was inspired by lalaloopsy? I love it! If you do you can email me with details. Timelesscreationsbyjennifer@gmail.com

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