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I have been married to my childhood sweetheart for 42 wonderful years. I have been blessed with one daughter who is grown and gone! She and her hubby have blessed us with a precious grandchild, Darbee Rae. She is eight years old and the sunshine in our days. I have always been a stay at home maid, cook, doctor, babysitter, taxi, wife, mother, and grandmother. I enjoy crafting. My interests include primitives, vintage and colonial styles. I love decorating my home. I enjoy traveling with my hubby and friends, reading, and trying different recipes. I am a Christian and enjoy activities within my church. I hope you enjoy reading about my daily adventures in crafting, shopping, and enjoying life thru the eyes of my darling grand daughter.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Mr. P. . A Jack Of All Trades

 A Southern, Sunny, Steamy Hot day to all of you my friends.  I really didn't think I would have much to post about today but it is turning out to be one more great day.  Yep, sweaty and all!!

Mr. P and I have a pretty normal routine for our Saturday and Sundays,,,, every weekend.  He goes to a local fast food joint,brings home biscuits while I put on coffee and Check in with all of you.  Then we sit and have a quiet time as he reads the morning paper and I am still talking to you guys.  But not this morning, We actually got up, and he treated me to a BIG breakfast at Cracker Barrel.  Then we headed to town to shop around the square. Monthly they have a Market Day.  Altho there are never prims, sometime we find a little.  Not today.  But we did venture into a shop that I like to visit often and found a few little redo's.  More  about them later.  Also am pondering a few other items I would love to have.  Met  Holly and Darbee and enjoyed looking around  with them. 

As soon as we got home, Mr. P. was off to his woodworking shop and finished up a project I had been waiting for him to do for me.   He is such as sweety.  Remember the old box in the last post?  I think he is really spoiling me, huh?  Or maybe he's trying to be good so I will make him his favorite peach cobbler.. well he is sure on the right track.....

A few weeks ago, a lady from our church said her daughter had an antique rocking chair frame, and was having a sale.  She thought about us and I went by before the sale to look at it.  This is what I saw

YES! I loved it the minute I laid eyes on it.  Don't you just love it that folks think about you when they have something old that they think is junk? (ha)  My mind was churning even before I got it home.  I knew just what my Mister could make for me.    And I have to say , he did a great job.
Yea, I did contribute a little, I stitched the stitchery.  Just think MY stitchery made the chair, don't you?  Let's not give Mr. P. all the credit. For right now it will greet you at the back door on my carport.  This winter, I will bring it inside,,,,,, where??? A few months to worry about that.
The stitchery goes so well with my old rocker.  Loved the saying

Well folks that's it for today.  Hoping you are all having a great day.  Remember to stop and reflect on what Independence Day really means to all of us in the great United States of America, and pause and give thanks and say a prayer for all the men and women who so bravely make these good days possible for our country.

Stay safe, cool, and have a great holiday whatever you choose to do.  Thanks for stopping by and visiting.  Luv ya all.... Until next time.......


  1. O Angela ,
    Sounds like a great day heat and all ! YOUR Rocker is Beautiful , you best be getting on that peach cobbler , I think Mr. P deserves it after this one! :0) great idea! Hope the rest of your day is just as sweet! hugs lil raggedy angie

    PS arent ya glad I didnt send the rain, as you couldn't of had so much fun with your lil princess

  2. Sounds like you all had a great time! Does Darbee like shopping too? My little Miss Pearl LOVES to shop! hehe

    The chair turned out great and looks perfect with that stitchery....great job :)

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  3. Hi Angela, sounds like you had a wonderful day. I love your rocking chair - and, yes, your stitchery made the chair!


  4. Yep..Love when people want to push junk on me..smile..Love how the chair turned out.Warm Blessings!~Amy

  5. Hi, that chair looks great and yes, the stitchery made it! Looks like you had a great day.

  6. Sounds like a wonderful morning..! I love Crackle Barrel. I have a map I keep with me that lists all the crackle barrels, so when we travel we're sure to not miss one...:) Love the rocker..!! You did an awesome job with the plants. Have a fun and safe 4th, my friend.

  7. Beautiful rocker Angela ... I love the way it turned out! And oh, Cracker Barrel! Be still my heart! I'm not much for a CB breakfast (John always gets those) but their chicken & dumplings have GOT to be the food of the angels : ) I will have to stop my diet 10 pounds under what my doctor wants me to weigh just so I can celebrate with a chicken & dumpings fest : ) Have a wonderful 4th! Blessings, Shirlee

  8. Had fun walking around the square too! Hey-I contributed to that chair too! I found the saying for you! :) It looks great. Love you...looking forward to a fun rest of the weekend!

  9. Well, Angela ... I think that is one of the sweetest things I have ever seen...
    The stitchery is so lovely and the words so perfect.. Did you make up the poem and how long did it takt to stitch? He did a lovely job putting it on and the plants...
    God forgive me for coveting... smile.. no really..

  10. I just love what you did with the chair! I never would have thought of putting a stitchery on it. The saying is so sweet!

  11. Girlfriend I hate to say it but you are spoiled and that is a great thing. Mr.P is awesome. :)
    Love the chair and junk ..hehe
    Have great day Friend

  12. Cracker Barrel...Now I've heard of THAT! (Although there isn't one around for hundreds of miles!!) LOVE your chair!! That stitchery and the sentiment is absolutely, positively, awesome!! How cool!! You - and your Mr. P, absolutely rock (no pun truly intended!!) Hope the stitchery doesn't get too weathered by your sun.....it's far too lovely for that! Wishing you a blessed and wonderful holiday! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin (PS - still no mail....) :o(

  13. Angela, I am seriously loving that chair. I, too, see things for what they can be instead of what they are. Mr. P definitely deserves a peach cobbler and with ice cream!

  14. Love the rocker Angela. What a find that was! Bob and I met some older folks yesterday that practically gave their stuff away to us as their children told them if they did not, then they would just rent a dumpster and throw it all away..how sad that would be. Take care, and send some peach cobbler up our way. I do so miss my aunts Georgia peach cobbler and her pecan pie. take care, Janice ( prims by the water)

  15. Love your chair! I do think it's great when someone thinks of you on something like that.

    Happy 4th to you, my friend.

  16. Thanks for the tip on Peach Cobbler Angela...now I have to learn how to make it and maybe I can get a few favors done! LOL! Sure do love the way your old chair turned out! Good job! ~*~Lisa

  17. Angela,
    What a fun day you had! Always fun looking at stuff! Your chair is wonderful, love the piece you made!