Soleil and Madame Flutterfly did not feel at home in the primland of Butternut Creek Folk Art. Faern-Laega Fantasy Art Dolls Blog is finally accessible. You can now click on the button on the right sidebar and you will be carried to the fantasy!
Last Wednesday, Tim and I went to our favorite second hand store. Tons of things I wanted to bring home....however, the stash was limited to what is pictured ...sans the quilt. I paid $50 bucks. This morning. I was visiting Suzanne's blog at piecedpastimes. She has picked up some amazing things in her out and abouts. Her firkin was $5.00. I was looking at one Wednesday at a firm $35.00 No thanks! Anyway, my pile was growing . Tim walked over and said "What a great pile of CarJUNKol"? With my wide eyed stare, I replied with my most irritated, "What was that word"? It didn't make any sense to me until he wrote in down. O.K. I must admit it was a little cute........Oh, maybe a lot cute. I think I like it! My stuff has a name! Tomorrow, it's off to the beach ....beach CarJUNKolmy favorite!
Spring has sprung at ButternutCreek! There was a rumor that there maybe fairies on the premises....low and behold we have spotted DoeDa. You can read more about her over at the "Merc". http://www.mapleleafmercantile.blogspot.com/
There has been a wedding at Butternut Creek! Wendy Deckwalker and Walker D. Plank have tied the knot. It was a-lot-o'fun bringing this couple to life. Fun and easy to make. Click on picture to see the details. The pattern is by Nanny Norton. I have made several Walker's, and my store patrons felt bad he had no mate...ta da...Wendy arrives on deck! They are listed on The Maple Leaf Mercantile. "Argh! Argh!" "Oh...Walker behave!"
Karen from My Colonial Home posted a great entry this morning causing alot of peeps to respond. The idea of folks leaving blogging in the dust and going to Face Book....oh just think of those blogs left all alone in Blogland getting covered with cyber dust ... sleepy dreams and thoughts someone once had and was vulnerable enough to share. Where did good blogging habits go? I am guilty! I read many blogs everyday...do I leave a comment...not very often. Do I wonder why people don't comment on my blog...you betcha! I am not the kind of person ...... and I think alot of people are like me...... who just don't talk or write for the sake of commenting. Several forums that I have joined or tried to join have stipulations, that you MUST reply frequently and will be monitored and can not just hang ... WHAT!!!! ...so be it...I will stay out of that realm and become a better friend and neighbor to fellow bloggers....Visiting and responding willfully.
This is why I don't leave comments:
WHOA!That's just crazy thinking ...I will quietly leave now!
Amen Sister !..I couldn't have said it better.
I am not worthy.
My opinion dosen't mean that much or would not make any difference.
They have a bazillion followers.
They can not possibly read all the comments left.
I JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY!
We have a great free speech platform and we need to respect it by using it! I will do better, will you?
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It has been a busy last few weeks. I have to admit I didn't do as much sewing as I should have. Tim and I went to the movies and saw "Alice In Wonderland" we did love it and if you can fit it in do see it!Then last Saturday it was the much awaited "MOONDOG CORONATION BALL" which was just great. I regret I did not bring my camera. For Easter, we will be going to Parkside Church. My cousin Carane just got back from a tour of Israel and Jordan. I am looking forward to hearing all about the trip. The three of us will be going to "Mavis Winkles Irish Pub" for an Easter buffet.
Do you remember these panoramic sugar eggs? I found mine this morning and it is still in perfect condition.
The next picture is Easter 1960 of Mom and Dad's girls. I am the little one.
I am selling my Primitive Folk and Fantasy Art Dolls, at my family's store, "Farley's Country Store",celebrating 87 years in the same location. I am the owner and operator of the store for the past 21 years. I am married to Tim. We have 3 "children" with paws!