Monday, October 29, 2007

Sneak Peek!

I can't believe Halloween is in 2 days which means Christmas is coming in less than 2 months! Wow! These little sparklers are part of my new holiday collection I'll be debuting hopefully by the end of this week in my Etsy shop. I've also re-opened my Ebay shop and will be adding lots more pieces for the holidays with some of my best sellers, new color schemes in a few of my standard designs and of course the always fun way to get a great deal auctions! So stop by and say "Hi" to me on Ebay at now through December!

Sunday, October 21, 2007

We're corny and we know it!

It just wouldn't be October without pumpkins and corn mazes so we hopped in the truck today and headed to Dawsonville to Buck's Corn Maze and Burt's Pumpkin Patch!
Here I am being corny =)

And here's corny Dan =)

So we're off to a good start in the corn maze with only one wrong turn so far... I have the worst sense of direction in the universe so this would probably be the worst idea ever if Dan wasn't with me!

As we're wandering through the corn maze I spot some shucked corn on the ground and I tell Dan "Look! There's an ear of corn!" and his response was "Oh wow! Imagine that! Corn in a corn field!" Ok Mr. Smarty Pants! I was trying to point it out so that if we get lost and pass by that spot again we have a point of reference =P

So yea the buzzards were circling just waiting for us to get lost but they were out of luck today because I had Dan and a map! We made it out in only an hour and a half! And if I ever mysteriously vanish in October please tell the search parties to check the corn fields in North GA first!

I love me some big 'ole pumpkins so we had to stop by Burt's so I could oh and ah over all the monstrous pumpkins lying around and give a couple of them a hug ;). I didn't bring this guy home with me but I opted instead for some of his smaller relatives and some pumpkin bread of course. All in all it was a wonderful October day and I hope you had a good one too!

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Getting ready for winter!

We spent all of this morning finally getting all of our hay put away for the winter. So after 4 trips (boy I wish our neighbor with the flat bed trailer hadn't moved!) and stacking and throwing 100 bales we're all set! Bring on Jack Frost! =)

I did the stacking up in the loft.. after 16 years of this you'd think I could make neater stacks but even though they look like they may fall over they aren't going anywhere!

And Dan got to be the "thrower" =)

Thursday, October 18, 2007

The epitome of laziness!

So this is Louis one of my three goats and this is how they eat their breakfast every morning. Laziness I tell ya! Must be nice to lay around in your food while eating and not worrying about your weight at all. If I could do that I'd love to lay around in a pile of Krispy Kreme donuts every morning ;).

Friday, October 12, 2007

Happy Early Birthday Mom!

I've been a busy little beaver since I got back from our camping trip on Sunday! I've been working on finishing up this Sleeping Beauty Turquoise ring for my mom for her birthday and I work as slow as molasses when it comes to metalwork but it's finally done!

And I've been finishing up my first cohesive collection - the Winterberry collection. My goal is to have several more collections with different stones completed before the holidays and I have several ideas floating around in my head so stay tuned! =)

Well Poo!

Our camping trip last weekend was wonderful but I realized I forgot one very important thing. As soon as we finished putting up our tent a black bear wandered into our campsite so I run in the tent to grab my camera, turn it on and nothing! I left the battery at home on the charger! I could have kicked myself! One of the most scenic places on earth and I forget my camera battery! I guess there's always next time =/.