Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Even though I have lived here in Washington for many years I still follow some of my British traditions, like afternoon tea and cake.
If I am home I always have tea and cake at around three in the afternoon. I think it is good just to take a thirty minute break or so to unwind.
If I have been dreadfully naughty and eaten to much cake then I resort to my little fake cakes. I made these a while ago, and if I am having guests over for tea I put them on the table with the real ones, it makes for some interesting conversation.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008
I have been spending a lot of time in my garden lately, if the sun is out then I am out there.
Spotted this little chap taking an early morning bath this morning. I think our little water feature in the garden is one of my favorite spots. It is so much fun watching all the wildlife come to take a bath or to have a drink.
I really must get back to my sewing room though as I have some more "little ones" to create.
Hope you are all seeing some sunshine today.
Monday, April 28, 2008
I spotted this liitle guy in my garden today, he was soaking up the sun, which is sheer luxury this time of year.
Of course he will probally go and munch on some of my plants, but I remember what my dear grandfather used to say...there is enough for everyone.
Sunday, April 27, 2008
Friday, April 25, 2008
I love this little corner of my garden, when the weather is warmer I sit here and enjoy a cup of tea.
Over the arbor is a grapevine, it is still dormant yet but when it leafs out it gives such nice shade. I am hoping this year we will be able to enjoy a few grapes before the raccoons and birds eat them all.
Enjoy the weekend one and all.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Monday, April 21, 2008
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Friday, April 18, 2008
How lucky were we to be able to take a photo of this beautiful Bald Eagle, he was taking a break from fishing.
He was very co-operative and sat for the longest time while we admired him.
We saw quite a few eagles that day down by the water not far from our home.
Hope everyone has a lovely weekend.
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Friday, April 11, 2008
I stayed completely out of my sewing room today and spent time in my garden. We had such beautiful weather(a treat for this time of year) that I took full advantage and did long overdue yard work.
The photo is one of a pair of swallows that have taken up residence in our bird box.
Every time I was a little close to the box he sure let me know, by dive bombing me. Hope I hear little ones soon.
Have a lovely weekend everyone.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Monday, April 7, 2008
Friday, April 4, 2008
Thursday, April 3, 2008
In my sewing room I keep a box for all the things that I have made that went a little wrong.
Every so often I will take something out to see if I can salvage it, once in a while I can make it work, but not usually.
For some strange reason I can't bring myself to throw any of them away, I guess when the box starts to overflow I might have to reconsider.