Monday, March 25, 2013

EMILY 8/2/95 to 24/3/13

My beautiful Emily was helped over the Rainbow bridge yesterday.
I am heartbroken and so very very sad.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Get Well Soon Misty and Market Day

 Please send Get Well wishes to Misty, she is a neighbour and friend of Charlotte and Emily. Misty had a hip replacement last week and is doing very well. Too much jumping around as a puppy and being a bit overweight caused hip problems. Misty recently celebrated her 8th birthday She is such a beautiful and friendly dog and I hope will soon be running along the beach again with  her doggy friends.
 Misty doesn't like that collar much but she is being very brave about it and the collar will be removed soon.
 No I won't go and visit Misty and take grapes, I've just settled in the washing basket for a sleep.
AND I sent her a card, that's enough.
 I don't want to visit Misty either, she might bark at me. I signed the card too and anyway I need a sleep.
 My only market bargain yesterday, I hate to go home without a bargain so I was happy with the tray.
 I thought it was against the rules or law to sell puppies or kittens at the market. So when two police spotted Staffy puppies for sale what happened? They rushed over to admire and pat the pups and say how cute they are. I wanted them to rescue the poor pups and drag the sellers off to prison forever. Didn't happen.
Then the police strolled off to look for bargains like the rest of us. Was it their tea break? My cardigan man wasn't there. Was he arrested for selling cardigans that 'fell off the back of a truck'?

Sunday, March 10, 2013

More Bargains To Boast and Bore

 A good day at the local markets yesterday. Charlotte loves her new bed. I supplied the cushion and sheet and she moved right in for a sleep.
 Emily refuses to try any new bed and is now spending her old age sleeping in my bed.
 I love anything Laurel Burch and these fabrics came from America. I bought a yard of each (America sells by yards and inches) and they are 42" wide. Not sure what I will do with them, they will go in my fabric stash for now. Haven't been able to find these fabrics in Australia but I'm sure it would be less expensive to buy from America.
 Yes!!! Another Laurel Burch bag, this one from the U.K, love the colour. Yes!!! Another pair of new Hush Puppies from the OP shop. Sadly I can't keep a secret and now friends and friends of friends etc. are saying "oh but I take a 6, I must go and look" so this might be my last pair.
 A cardigan bought at the Sat. market, a bit grannyish but that's OK I'm a granny. This one was $10 and it's Damart brand. Normally about $60 and this one brand new with tags. The seller had more stock. Did the stock fall off the back of a truck???? I asked no questions.
At Last, I have my pens again. These are Charles and Diana Wedding souvenirs from 1981. I had a set in 1981 but used and lost them. These came from ebay at a price I could pay, the pens come up for sale now and then but usually go for a high price.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Queen in Hospital

Get well soon Ma'am. Our thoughts are with you.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Doll House Now Renovated

Remember the old doll house I bought at the OP shop a few weeks. Finished at last.
 Same little house now with windows and a new floor in the attic to make a bedroom. Carpet in the bedroom and living room and lino for kitchen and bathroom. Amazing what paint and wallpaper will do and curtains for the windows. The house is a bit small for 1/12 scale but the furniture is all 1/12 scale and fits well enough.
The living room has a wallpaper frieze, I ran out of wallpaper after a few mistakes.
I did promise to donate this house back to the OP shop when finished. Now I want to keep it, I love it so much. I'm going to compromise, I will keep it for another week to admire then it must go. I don't have the space to keep it or the funds to furnish it. The furniture in the house now belongs to one of the 2 doll houses I've kept and won't be given away with the house. I still have the large 6 room doll house that's been waiting for months to be decorated and moved on so I'll soon forget this one when I give it up.
I like the outside grey and white colours, I bought the grey paint months ago on special then wondered what I was going to do with it. Perfect for this house.