Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Hope Your St Patty's Day Was Fun!

Having not lived near family in over 30 years ~ I surround myself with pieces of them for every holiday!

This is Grama's depression glass candy dish ~ filled with what else but spearmint's for St Patty's Day.

The Corned Beef was cooking all afternoon ~


Mint Cupcakes with homemade cream cheese frosting ~ mmmmm ~ sitting on a St Patty's Day cake dish Grama made in her ceramics class 35 years ago!

This Bobble Head Troll was the prize for the person who had a special mark under their plate ~ Franky won!

Notice the vintage 1970's tablecloth from Mom.

Jaci, Frank and Franky digging in.

One last look at my finished Puzzle Pieces ~ they are on their way to my pal Pat Winter

I am off to work in my garden for the day. Frank picked up a load of horse manure from a friends farm and I have to bring it ~ a bucket at a time ~ down in my backyard.
I am not even going to take a shower cause I will surely need one when I am done this afternoon!
OH and GUESS WHAT???!!! TODAY ~ I will planting my Sweet Peas !!!
Enjoy your day!

6 comments:

Sharon said...

Hi Terri, thanks for visiting my blog.I have enjoyed reading yours. Love when you moved the furniture around (very nice), your trip to NY and the scary hotel, Martha Stewart, your sweet neighbors doing crosswords in the cold, your gorgeous children,and your precious dogs.What would we be without our doggy's. Love your puzzle pcs., I am still struggling with mine. I keep changing my mind. Shall try to post some over the weekend. Sharon

Lilla said...

Aloha Terri, I saw the puzzle idea on Pat's blog, how neat is that.
Yours are wonderful. Small and sassy. Thanks for popping by. Maybe I should do a tutorial on the cushions?
in the Islands,
aloha Lilla

Laurie said...

Hi Terri, your St. Patricks Day sounded wonderful! All the cherished family belongings make it so special.
Your puzzle pieces are awesome! What a great job!
Laurie

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

What a beautiful and interesting blog you have! Thanks for visiting mine!

Pat Winter said...

sweet peas....hmmmm. Sounds familiar :-). Looks like you had a wonderful St. Patty's day! Love your new banner.
Your gorgeous puzzle pieces arrived, and I love the toy!!! Adorable. Thank you so much sweet pea!Hope you had fun in the garden...next week I shall!
Hugs and smiles,
Pat

Sabii Wabii said...

You are so ahead of the gang! Wow they are done and mailed! I haven't even printed out the pattern yet. I'm having fun going to see everyone that is participating.
Terisa