Friday, December 25, 2009

6AM Christmas morning

Early in the morning December 25 2009..Mr.B and I, as our usual tradition sat under the tree to open gifts from each other and Mr.B's mom and dad. .Even the cats got into the spirit as usual..they come to play with the discarded boxes and wrap....

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from our house to yours.My three beautiful children.My daughter her hubby and there three beautiful children.
A happy gamma

Friday, November 27, 2009

More Beautiful You

All the young beauties of my family.
These gals all have God given talents, some the gift of music, others creativity painting and sewing and hospitality, cooking too... they all have a playfulness to them, as giving hearts and thank God... strong spirits...Education is of importance.Patience and love is showered upon their children.I thank you Lord for them all. There follows a song by Johnny Diaz, called More Beautiful You.Have a listen and enjoy.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

My Grand-Daughter's 2 Birthday

My grand daughter had her 2nd birthday party at my house yesterday. Her aunties,uncles and cousins all came to celebrate the birth of this wonderful child, called Sibylla Viola-Lynn

This little ball of fun is consantly... on the go !

Thursday, November 19, 2009

My Name "A Touch of Grace"

This lovely party "A Rose By Another Name" is hosted today by Sares, at Loveliegh Treasure.

Sares is a very talented and sweet lady, she has come up with this unique way for us to tell: How and why we came up with our blogger names.

You can find Sares and her party participants here...

Friday, November 13, 2009

Country Kitchens

This is a picture of the kitchen that I hope will be mine. I have been wanting and looking for a while, for a house that has country charm, and I think I have found it. Dreaming of how I would renovate/decorate.Crown moulding makes such a difference

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day, the 11Th of November.
Is to commemorate the sacrifice of veterans and civilians of World War I, The Second World War and other wars and conflicts.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Thankful Thursday

Its Thankful Thursday, hosted by Lynn@

Today I'd like to share with you my family.
Me and Mr.B. After 10 years of raising my children alone, I met and married Mr.B. in 2005

Saturday, October 24, 2009

To Blog or not to Blog

Thank you Marie, I gratefully accept the award you have passed on to me, and I am happy to pass it on to other's.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Road Trip to Saskatchewan

I and Mr B. are off for 3 or 4 days on a car trip to Regina Saskatchewan.
Mr. B's nephew is marrying his sweet-heart, on October 10Th.
The young couple met at bible school, and have had stars in their eyes for each other ever since.

This young groom, wrote and sang a beautiful song, at mine and Mr.B's wedding....that's us listening to wedding song, at our wedding.

Monday, October 5, 2009

The Color of the Fall

The leaves are changingtheir color's, and slowly falling to the ground, its soon...Autumn. What a beautiful season it is. The breath taking colors, the warm/cool air mingling together, the smell of that sweet aroma only this glorious time can bring.The next few pics. are from Dave a photographer in our city in fall.To see more photots of Daves, click the link...........

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Seeing Pink in Wales

Thank you Beverly for hosting another wonderful Pink Saturday.
Oh yes... I thought about all of you when I was in Wales.
Every time I saw some thing pink...I thought I must take a shot for "Pink Saturdays"
So here are pink Houses from Wales-
Also included in this post are some pink flowers, and other pink stuff from the UK...

Friday, October 2, 2009

Wow-An Award

 This shouldn't be too hard for me to do...
 It involves answering with ONLY ONE word...
Thank you, Maria@Personalized Sketches and Sentiments! ...Maria has a great blog, this lady is so talented! 
She can draw anything by sketching with words...shes amazing!
This award comes with some rules and a survey I have to fill out
1. You Can Only Use One Word!
2. Pass this along to 6 of your favorite bloggers!
3. Alert them that you have given them this award!
4. Have Fun!
The Fun Part

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Part 3: Churches Abbey's Cathedral's

Cleeve Abby was my favorite church site to visit. 
It was founded in the late twelfth century,although the church it self was destroyed in 1536, the cloister is very much intact.I wonder... if Anne of Cleeves(one of King Henry the 8th's wives)has anything to do with this Abbey or the area???

Monday, September 21, 2009

Part 2 Castle's on my trip to Wales

Castle Conwy Family in front of Conwy Castle

Beautiful Medieval art work for sale in the gift shop.

After visiting our first castle,we stopped in a lovely cafe for clotted cream and scones,and steeped tea...My sister and her hubby.

This castle was the closest one to our cottage,I cant remember what its called...its in ruins.
That's me hopping the stone wall,the castle was blocked off... he he
It was so chilly some days, that I and my sister had to go shopping for hats and scarfs. But with all this wonderful history...who cares about the weather! This is the family in front of Penrhyn Castle,built 1820's http// It was huge, and filled with impressive furniture...cameras were not allowed inside.
The only inside pic.I got to take...note the massive door and pull.

Huge vine covers allot of the stone.
Note the cross windows on the entrance towers...for the knights to shoot their bow and arrows at the!

Snowdonian mountains is the back drop to this impressive castle. We took a steam engine to Duster to see the castle there.
The Engines and the station are all run by volunteer's,who dress up in attire of days gone by.
Now that my ticket is punched,we are off!

See you in Dunster.... While passing the country side we saw a castle in... the distance. An little old lady from Wales, who rode with us said that was King Authors Castle, brother to King Henry the eight. In side the train there are signs that warn,"do not put head out windows"! Of course we don't see them until J. my brother in-law almost lost his head! Note the up coming tunnel, that is literal inches from the train! A hefty walk up the hill to my favorite Castle...Dunster,fully furnished,again no pictures allowed!http// Coat of Arms to Dunster Castle

L. is entering the gate to a beautiful garden near Dunster Castle

The roses grown on huge vines here.
I have never in my whole life, ever smelt such a sweet rose's as the ones here

No L. Don't do it!!!
This is a strawberry tree...really!

A little nook to sit a wee bit.
We ended our visit to Dunster with lunch at the best restaurant in Dunster!Leek and Mushroom Pie. See my food blog for the recipe Lots of thatched roof houses here

If I look wet,I am.It poured rain after our visit to the castle.
until nest time.........Cheers!


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