Sunday, October 31, 2010

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Banana Bread

Getting ready for a visit with family and friends.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Winter Prep

Scooties has been preparing for winter.  Sleeping and napping and then a little more sleeping. I think he was a little annoyed with me for interrupting his slumber.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Cooper's Nap

Another good napping day.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Magazine Bowl

Another magazine bowl project.  Used one whole Martha Stewart for Kids magazine for this bowl.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010


Newest sock project.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Celebration at Church

Mortgage burning celebration at church.  There was a program during the celebration that honored the chartered members.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Door Shades

Picked up some decorator fabric remnants to make shades for our door windows.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010


Doug created this cute little village from an old hollowed out dead tree that he cut down this summer.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Ben is Welding

Ben is really into this welding thing.  Here is one of his first creations after making Ellie's turtle.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Ben's Turtle

Ben welded this turtle to give to Elllie.

Monday, October 18, 2010

She's Twenty-Two Today

Celebrating Ellie's 22nd Birthday today.  Wow 22! How did that happen.  Is twenty-two like the "terrible twos", only twice as terrible? :)

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Birthday Brunch

We had a family birthday brunch after church to pre-celebrate Ellie's big day.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Cooper's Pillow

Found Cooper a new pillow at a garage sale this morning. Sewed up a new cover for it, and after a busy day following Doug around and looking for chipmunks (you can see the dirt on her nose), she curled up and took a nap.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Roasting Pumpkins

Roasting pumpkins to put in the freezer for the winter.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

A Good Thing to Know

Doug and I found this sign on our Rattle Bridge trail walk last week.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010


It's a good thing to have a buddy who takes care of you.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

New Flower Bed

The weather has been so gorgeous, I decided to start prepping the ground for a new flower bed.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Leaves of Fall

Trying to capture fall in a single picture is very challenging.

Sunday, October 10, 2010


Doug and I (mainly Doug, with some expert, usually not asked for, opinions from me) worked on putting up a decorative fence today.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Winter Firewood

Firewood for this winter.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Harvest Time

Ben rode with Glenn in the combine again this year.  He has been doing this for many years.

Rick is always there to haul the wagons.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Rattle Bridge

We took a walk over by Rattle Bridge tonight to enjoy another beautiful fall day.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

October Days

We have been having some beautiful fall days.  Warm, sunny and beautiful fall colors.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Autumn View

Beautiful view of the Mississippi River and Shepherd road from inside the Science Museum.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Great Weekend

Ellie and I had our "Girls Weekend" and woke up to a cold and frosty morning at Willow River State Park.

We visited the Science Museum.  Saw the omni film "Arabia and toured the "Dead Sea Scrolls" exhibit.  We also did some shopping at Valu Thrift.

Fun, fun times.  Good memories.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Fall Harvest

Picked a wheelbarrow full of squash, onions and the last of the tomatoes before the predicted freeze tonight.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Fall Planting

Bought a few plants at the half-off sale at Hermes.