Sunday, October 28, 2007

Wilson Pumpkin Contest Results

I went down to the mall in Wilson today to see the results of the pumpkin painting contest and much to my surprise I came in first in the adult division. Woo Hoo!!!! So I get a $25 dollar gift certificate to the Hobby Lobby in the mall.

Here are photos of the other entries in the contest.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

October OA Donation Box

Here is the content list of my box for Team 9 at Online Angels:

1 package of mechanical pencils
2 pairs of slippers
2 hats
5 baby hats
8 pairs of baby booties
1 small bag
1 set of pom pom makers

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Last run to Carowinds

This weekend Mike and I took our last trip to Carowinds in Charlotte, NC. We got to ride The Borg three times, Top Gun (Mike four and me three) times and a bunch of my other favorites. They had the last of the Paramount logo items for sale at a tent near the front. You paid $20 dollars and were given a bag. Fill it up without ripping or over flowing and the goods were yours. We picked up some shirts for us, rain ponchos, water bottles and I found some kid items to send in my next box donation to Online Angels. Well I am off to bed, seriously dragging after the weekend.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

2007 NC State Fair Results

I got ribbons on four of the six items I entered into the fair this year. I am so jazzed!!!!!!!!! So here are the pictures. The first one is me with my first place entry in the baby hat division.

Here is the Hello Kitty hat for the hat division that got second place.

This is the entry for the one to two color division in the afghans that won second place (sage green) snapdragon stitch afghan.

This is my entry in the other baby item division that took third place.

Wilson Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Here are some photos of the progress of my entry for the contest The Hobby Lobby is hosting in Wilson, NC. The entry is called "Agri-Culture." The square grid side is inspired by the works of Piet Mondrian and the circle side is inspired by the works of Wassily Kandinsky.

Blank canvas

Bowling Results - 10/18/07

101 - 169 - 180

Average 156

Thursday, October 11, 2007

NC State Fair

Well I just got back from lunching at the fair grounds and I got some good news. The green afghan that I entered got a second place ribbon in the 1 - 2 color category!!!!!!!!!! The rest of the items were not on display yet so I will have to go back and see how the other items did.

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Company Picnic Decorations

Aren't these boots too cute!!!! I found them at a yard sale on Saturday and they will look great on one of the tables at our Western Themed company picnic on 09/13/07. I got 10 of the 24 mason jars decoupaged yesterday afternoon. They look great, just have to spray the clear coat on them and the finish up the other 14 jars this week. Will post a picture of some later this week.

More Fair Items Completed!!

I have gotten two more entries complete for the State Fair in October. I almost have three more done over the weekend. Just have odds and ends to finish up on all three. Here are some pictures of the Hello Kitty Hat and Baby Bib that are done and photographed. The Hello Kitty Hat is based on a pattern that Karen B. on Online Angels posted to the group. I don't like single crochets so I did my version with half double crochets.

Thursday, August 9, 2007

Wembley's Adventure to TN

Mike got me a stuffed Wembley from the Fraggle Rock show. I loved that show!! So I took him with us when we did our driving trip to TN. The first picture is around 6:30 am before we left and the second one was around 2pm after we got back to the house after Daniel's football game. So stay tuned to see where else Wembley might show up next!

2007 State Fair Entry List

Well I am feeling as crazy as ever this year on my want to complete list for this years fair. So here goes.... Baby bootie set, baby hat, baby bib, felted purse, stuffed animal (under 12"), stuffed animal (over 12"), hat, 1 color afghan, 3 or more color afghan, varigated afghan, baby afghan and a picture in the amateur photo competition.

I completed the 1 color afghan last night. It is called the snapdragon stitch afghan done in Frosty Green (used 5.5 skeins). Here is a upclose picture of the pattern. The stitch is based on square #56 in the Easy to crochet 63 pattern stitches book.

Friday, August 3, 2007

Golden Compass

Starting Up Again...

I really enjoyed doing my last blog so much that I am starting a new one. I have been crocheting like a mad woman working on my way too many state fair entries. They are all due the end of September and I have 1 item completely done, 1 that needs decorations added and another one that needs two more rows and then the edging.

Mike and I are traveling to TN to see his son this weekend so I will get to work on squares for Online Angels on the 7 hour trip back and forth. And I thought I was not going to make anything this month for Mary. I only need 50 more hours to get my silver presidents volunteer award for this year so these squares will help.