Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Vacation!! part 4 & 5

It's taken me 2 days to get these videos to upload. These are the last 2 from our trip to DC. Hope everyone enjoys!

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Friday, October 8, 2010

Summer 2010-Trips

We took our annual trek with family and friends this year to Cape May, New Jersey. We got to stay with friends part of our trip and family the rest, best of both worlds. I'm always up for something different so this year I rented a bike and peddled around Cape May(mainly to the beach). It was so inexpensive and you know, very green!!
One really neat thing happened while we were there this year. Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives tapped at one of the restaurants we've been to a few times over the years since staying in Cape May! So if you every get a chance make sure to eat breakfast at George's Place, they have the best banana stuffed french toast.

The BFF and I took her kids to Philadelphia the day before school started. It's really fun being a siteseer in a city you been to millions of times. I highly recommend visiting the "City of Brotherly Love" when ever you get a chance.




Thursday, October 7, 2010

Summer 2010-Making

Made a few pillows and covered the bench in the foyer over the summer.
Looking back over my pictures there was a lot more activity in the kitchen then I thought. I had a bumper crop of cucumbers so canning dill pickles were a must. This was a first for me.




Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Summer 2010-Gardening

We had a really great garden this year. I think I finally got into a good gardening grove.





Sunday, July 18, 2010

Back to DC! Vacation part 3!!

This was my favorite day. We went to the National Museum of American History, the Washington Monument, the WWII Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and the Vietnam War Memorial.


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Sunday, July 4, 2010

Happy 4th of July!!

Hope everyone has a great holiday!!
The next 2 weeks I'm going to be catching up on my blogging. I've been canning, sewing, cooking, and gardening. I also need to post the last 3 parts of our epic vacation! Hopefully you'll come back and enjoy!

Monday, June 7, 2010

Nap time...zzzz

Since it's Monday I thought I would get back to posting a kitty collage. There are 2 more parts of our trip to DC but I felt like taking a break to share a few pictures of Starbuck.
I made a new cushion and pillow for the wicker chair in the living room a few weeks ago. Now it's Starbuck's throne. Her nap time has been taken there everyday since I finished the project.

Hhuumm...to be able to live like a cat!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Vacation!!! part 2

We were a few miles from downtown DC, but we were lucky enough to be walking distance from the bus stop which took us straight to the Metro! If you every want to travel to DC stay on the outskirts and take advantage of the Metro.

So this day we went to the Smithsonian and visited the Air and Space Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the National Archives.

At the Air and Space Museum we watch a 3D movie in the IMAX theater about the Hubble telescope. It was very cool! The Natural History Museum had a new exhibit on the origins of humans. We had lunch there as well. All the Museums have a cafe or cafeteria. The best thing was most of the food was local, sustainable and organic. Plus the majority of the paper and plastic ware was made of recycled material and was biodegradable. I wasn't able to take any pictures at the National Archives so I was only able to take one of the building.

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Friday, May 14, 2010

Vacation!!!

We're back from a great vacation! And of coarse I took lots and lots of pictures. I thought the best way to share them would be to make a few short "movies/slide shows", with relaxing music.

We spent the week in Washington DC. It's on of my favorite places to go. We stayed at the Wyndham Vacation Resort located in the National Harbor which is on the Potomac.


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The first couple days we were there the harbor was having an art festival. It was so great. There were so many different types of artist displaying their work, anything from abstract to traditional, paint to photography, and sculpture with all kinds of different material.

I let the husband pick the restaurant for lunch. He did a good job picking the place. It's called Ketchup. Their known for their different flavors of homemade ketchup and they were fantastic! The flavors were regular, chipotle, sweet chili, maple syrup, and honey barbecue. Now I want to make homemade ketchup!!

Hope everyone enjoys!