Monday, October 22, 2012

Today on Monday

It is still early on Monday, but so far it is a wonderful morning. There are clouds rolling in from the West.
As the sun rose, the clouds were like giant, clumps of pink cotton candy. Just enough of a breeze to make it feel like fall.

It was a nice weekend. Lots of young people around. Lots to do but not very much sewing. 
On Thursday night, since my husband was off on Friday, and it was finally cool enough to have a fire in the fire pit we started a fire outside. So this weekend, we went though boxes of graham crackers, bags of marshmallows, and Hershey Chocolate bars. We also went though packages of hot dogs and hot dog buns.
It blows my mind how much young people can eat. We burned a fire outside every night and every night was filled with stories and laughter around the fire.

Nik and Emilie are leaders in the youth department at church, so yesterday they were having a breakfast for the youth department and then a thing called the Hungry Games. This is how they looked when they left for church yesterday.
Since I have not seen the movie the Hunger Games I can only guess.

I worked on some wood pieces yesterday. I am in a slump. I just can't get things to turn out like I see in my head right now.

One thing I have found about working with wool, is that it is always on my mind. I think about colors and how to get a color and how will it look after it is cut into strips. I am the same way about embroidery thread.
It was a nice weekend, as always filled with so much living that today, the house is in shambles.

Time to get to work, thank you for stopping by and also thank you so much for all of your lovely comments that are such treasures to me.
Have a great Monday,


Alica said...

I would have loved to be at your house this weekend...sitting around the fire, eating s'mores! Sounds like fun, and the making of lots of memories!

TexWisGirl said...

sounds like you had a great weekend. :)

Debbie said...

nice weekend, you can always measure the amount of fun by the mess left behind!!

i like those cozy fire pits on a cool evening!!

Julia said...

It's a great time for gathering around the fire pit on cool evenings. I'm glad that the temperature has cooled down some.

This sounds like at my house when my kids were in High School and still living at home. They roasted marshmallows in a fire pit down by the river bank with a bunch of their well behaved kids.

They also gathered in the house and I rather like having all of them around.


annie said...

great looking kids, just so cute! love the style! one thing I have learned working with wood: it has its own personality and changes itself on every outcome, so its always different than you first envisioned, love the signs!

Gail said...

"filled with so much living" I love that line.

Debbie said...

Good morning! Wasn't the weather just wonderful? I loved it. The fire pit looks soo inviting. We had one at our old house and how we enjoyed it! I miss it. Glad you enjoyed it. Have a good day!

Meg said...

Ooo, I like your signs. Very nice! They will be perfect for your wool room. ;) Wasn't it just a lovely weekend? And today is so nice and breezy. I am glad it will be cool this week. Today, I make and can applesauce and it's the perfect day for it!

Beth said...

YUMM!!! Smores. Sounds like you all had a perfect weekend!

Christine said...

Hi Kim! So glad you and your loved ones had a fun filled weekend.
I love the signs - I love wool!!
Have a lovely fall week!

Nellie said...

It sounds like a marvelous week-end! Family times are always special! Enjoy your Monday!

xo Nellie

Primitive Stars said...

Hi...what a wonderful my fireside chats and eats...yum yum...Love the sign...and wooly goods...Blessings Francine.

Kim said...

A house in shambles because of lots of living.....sounds perfectly happy to me. S'mores and hot dogs on an open fire are the best. I'm so glad you had such a fun weekend. (And I'm glad to have my life back)

Miss Debbie said...

Sounds like a very nice weekend. We had kids and grands here on Sat and then we all went to a Harvest Block Party at our church. So, we had a little bit of what you had in abundance!

Thistle Cove Farm said...

love the fire and the children look cute. I've not seen that movie and probably never will unless it comes on t.v. I can't remember the last time I went to the movies.

Pom Pom said...

I wish I could come to the fireside! I'd like a s'more or two!
It sounds like you had a nice weekend with the fam! Yay!
I love all your makes. I can see why you like to dye wool. I like to stir pots, too!
Sending HUGE love to you, Kim!

myletterstoemily said...

now i'm craving s'mores! i think it is funn that
you always have wool on the brain. isn't there
a saying about "pull the wool over your eyes?"

Kathy ... aka Nana said...

Nothing better than a house in shambles due to so much living ... makes a house a home. Glad things have cooled off for you.

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Sounds like a fantastic weekend with loved ones! Have a great week!

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

It's nice to have a house full. It sounds like you guys had a blast.

Kerin said...

Hi Kim..
Lovely pictures. What a cozy weekend too; s'mores, family, good times.
How blessed you are.

Smiles :)

Dog Trot Farm said...

Kim, I am so happy to read the weather has finally cooled wonderful to gather the family around the fire pit, my kind of evening, a full house! Thinking of you my friend, Julie.

WhiteWhispers2u said...

Love the sunflowers! I too enjoy my girls and their friends.The youth are just such free spirits.Blessings always, Kim